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A Day In The Life: Sr. Anita Louise Lowe

A Day In The Life of Sr. Anita Louise Lowe

Monday, August 12, 2019
Story by Leann Burke – Dubois County Herald Photos by Kaiti Sullivan As Sister Anita Louise Lowe, 54, settles into her new position as the Sisters of St. Benedict’s 14th prioress at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand… READ MORE Read More
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Monastery Gift Shop August Specials

Thursday, August 1, 2019
$1 off Simply Lemon Cookies Now available in 8-oz and 4-oz sizes! Regular price: $5.50, $8.50. We are also offering A Transformed Life DVD Set & Two Guidebooks on Sale Price $50. Regular Price: $94.99 *August special includes two free additional guidebooks with the purchase... Read More
Hildegard Engagement Excellence Award

Hildegard Engagement Excellence Award 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Staff in Hildegard Health Center of Ferdinand recently received another 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 for Hildegard employees. Like Northwood... Read More
The Gift of Benedictine Monastic Values for Catholic Culture at Large

The Gift of Benedictine Monastic Values

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
On the Pray Tell Worship, Wit & Wisdom website, Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB goes into great detail about the gift of benedictine monastic values. If this interests you, please read on by accessing their website below. READ MORE Read More
ACE Group

Indiana University African American Choral Ensemble

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The Sisters of St. Benedict will be hosting the African American Choral Ensemble’s performance at the Monastery Immaculate Conception on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. VIEW THE EVENT Since 1975, the critically acclaimed African American Choral Ensemble preserves the legacy of African American... Read More
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Three Ferdinand Benedictines to Celebrate 50th Jubilee

Friday, July 19, 2019
Three Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their monastic profession on Saturday, August 3, at Monastery Immaculate Church in Ferdinand. The Jubilee Mass will be at 1 p.m. EDT in the monastery church. A reception for family and... Read More
2019 Prioress Election

Sisters of St Benedict Leadership Team

Monday, July 15, 2019
Sister Anita Louise Lowe was elected the 14th prioress of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana, on June 4, 2019. She was installed as prioress in a ceremony on July 13, 2019. On the following few days Sister Rose Wildeman was chosen for... Read More
All MGS Packaging

Monastery Baked Goods New Packaging

Monday, July 1, 2019
We have had great feedback on our new packaging. With vibrant colors, durable materials, and resealable tops, your customers will jump at the chance to try our top of the line baked products. If you would like to know more about our changes, please contact... Read More
Church Atop The Hill

Ferdinand’s Chapel on the Hill

Monday, June 24, 2019
Here we are 5 years later after a group of individuals have been working silently on a project that is dear to them. The Chapel of Our Sorrowful Mother is well on its way to being completely restored in all its beauty. If you are... Read More
Peru Ministries and 50th Celebrations

Peru Ministry’s 50th year Anniversary

Friday, June 14, 2019
Morropon, Piura, Peru May 20 – May 27 Sister Pat and I joined Sr. Mary Leah at the monastery to help the Peruvian sisters celebrate 50 years of Benedictine presence in Peru and to be a part of the celebration of the Silver Jubilee of... Read More