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Sister Mary Emma wins Chamber award

Friday, September 22, 2017
Sister Mary Emma Jochum was recently honored with the Citizen Award at the 16th annual Perry County Chamber of Commerce Business Awards ceremony in Tell City, Indiana. She was cited for her decades of community involvement, and for her extensive and rich Perry County history.... Read More

Brewing retreat Oct. 6-7

Friday, September 8, 2017
A local craft brewery and the Sisters of St. Benedict will offer a monastic craft beer experience, “Brewing with the Spirit,” on October 6-7 at St. Benedict’s Brew Works, located on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception at 860 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand. Brewery... Read More

Women of the Rule aid ministries

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The annual awards luncheon of the Women of the Rule is a fulfilling day, as the 96-member group gets the satisfaction of seeing how their donated dollars help the Sisters of St. Benedict and their varied ministries. Jenny Schmitt, a four-year member from Evansville, Indiana,... Read More

In Memoriam: Sister Mary Alice Schnur, OSB

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Sister Mary Alice Schnur, 94, of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, died at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the monastery’s Hildegard Health Center. Sister Mary Alice was born October 5, 1922, in Cypress, Indiana, the second of eight children born... Read More

Squashing Rumors: Hildegard Health Center Not Closing

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Despite rumors to the contrary, Hildegard Health Center in Monastery Immaculate Conception will not be closing. The facility will continue to serve the senior sisters of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand. The unfounded rumors about Hildegard started after Trilogy Health Services, LLC, announced... Read More

Engagement Excellence Award Received

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Staff in Hildegard Health Center of Ferdinand recently received an Engagement Excellence Award from the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society. Good Samaritan manages the Ferdinand facility, which is located in Monastery Immaculate Conception. This award recognizes the commitment to caring of Hildegard employees. Like Northwood... Read More

Learn more Sept. 16 about Oblates of St. Benedict

Friday, September 8, 2017
The Oblates of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will hold their next meeting on Saturday, September 16, from 1:00 p.m. ET to 3:00 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. Anyone who would like to become a more spiritual... Read More