Sisters offer service opportunity for young adults

Saturday, December 23, 2017
The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, invite young adults ages 18-25, to join them for a service opportunity on January 3-5, 2018.  Participants will gather at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday and finish at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Participants will complete service projects at... Read More

The Nativity Mosaic

Friday, December 22, 2017
Our Mission Advancement Department sent out a card this year featuring a mosaic that was designed by Sister Mary Alice Schnur, who died earlier this year.  The mosaic intrigued us, so we sought out the story behind the artwork. In the early 1960’s, Sister Mary... Read More

The Heart of Hospitality

Friday, December 15, 2017
One of the most fitting comments someone recently made about one of our sisters was, “She makes her heart a home.” Those few words accurately sum up the concept of Benedictine hospitality. As young Benedictines, we are taught the value of hospitality and its centrality... Read More
Sister Leona

Sisters Enjoy Card-Making Workshop

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
On Saturday, December 9, 2017, Dr. Jane Bridges of Vincennes, Indiana, and a group of friends led a Christmas card-making workshop for the sisters at Monastery Immaculate Conception. St. Gertrude Hall, the location of the workshop, was set up into eight stations, with each station... Read More

Monastery Immaculate Conception Christmas Schedule

Monday, December 11, 2017
Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 24, will be held at 8:30 a.m. instead of at the usual 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass time. Christmas Eve services will begin in the monastery church at 9:30 p.m. with a carol service. Mass will follow immediately.... Read More