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Sisters of St. Benedict accept woman into novitiate

Thursday, July 27, 2017
The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, accepted Postulant Roxanne Higgins into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony on Wednesday, July 26. During the ceremony, she received her title of Sister Roxanne Cassandra. Sister Roxanne... Read More

Centering Prayer workshop August 12

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a program, “Introduction to Centering Prayer,” that will explain this quiet, reflective prayer form grounded in the Christian tradition. The workshop will be held Saturday, August 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time at the... Read More

The Latest News from Monastery Baked Goods

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Monastery Baked Goods, originally Simply Divine Bakery, has been in the business of making cookies since 2008. Nine varieties of cookies, many of which are designated as Indiana Artisan products, are currently available: Almerle, Buttermint, Buttermint with Chocolate, Ginger Snap, Hildegard, Simply Lemon, Shortbread, Springerle,... Read More

Four Benedictine Sisters Celebrate 50th Jubilee

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Four Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their monastic profession on Saturday, August 5, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The Jubilee Mass will be at 1 p.m. EDT in the monastery church. A reception for family and... Read More

Ferdinand Benedictine To Profess Perpetual Vows 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Sister Jane Ann Breen will make her perpetual monastic profession as a member of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, on Saturday, July 8, at 1 p.m. (EDT) in Monastery Immaculate Conception Church in Ferdinand. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Archbishop-designate of the Archdiocese... Read More