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Sister Catherine Duenne

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Sister Catherine Duenne’s love for music began as a small child. In 7th grade, she joined her school band where she learned the basics of playing music and how to play the French horn. From there, her love for the craft bloomed into a lifelong... Read More

Schedule of Holy Week Services 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019
Guests are always welcome to attend prayer with the Sisters of St. Benedict at Monastery Immaculate Conception, 802 E. 10th Street, Ferdinand, Indiana.  All services are held in Monastery Immaculate Conception church unless otherwise indicated and all times are in Eastern Standard. The schedule for... Read More
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Construction Updates

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Construction is underway Though our spirit will always be the same, our home has had some major changes in the past few years. Madonna Hall was deconstructed in 2017, revealing a new and beautiful entryway. The Benedictine Hospitality Center opened in 2018, allowing friends, family,... Read More

Camp Marian 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Girls who have just completed grades 5-8 are invited to Camp Marian, hosted by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana. Camp Marian will be held Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14, 2019. We will have two separate camps for 5-6th graders and... Read More

Chamber Orchestra Concert

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Chamber Orchestra Concert The Boaz Performance Academy Chamber Orchestra will perform in concert with the Central Christian Church Chancel Choir in the Monastery Chapel for the Sisters of Saint Benedict Saturday, March 16 from 2:00-3: 15 p.m. EST. This free concert is open to the public and... Read More

Sister Gail brings supplies to the border

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Can you help Sister Gail bring much needed supplies to our migrant brothers and sisters? On February 23rd, three sisters from our community, including Sister Gail Hamilton, will return to Eagle Pass, TX, on the Mexican border. They will make the 20 hour drive straight... Read More

February Gift Shop Specials

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Sweets for your sweet! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with our NEWEST addition to the Bakery, the Prayerful Sweet Pretzel. This delicious mix of cinnamon and sugar will cure event the biggest sweet tooth. This month they are $1 off in the Monastery Gift Shop! Also make... Read More

Academy teachers share messages to former students

Friday, February 1, 2019
National Catholic Schools Week is a time to appreciate parishes, communities, staff, teachers, and students of Catholic Schools. We asked some of our former teachers to write a little something to our Academy graduates. Here is what they wrote:   So, it’s Catholic Schools Week!... Read More

Sister Teresa Gunter sees local needs from a distance

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Pope Francis recently issued an invitation to “Share the Journey” with the millions of migrants around the world. Sister Teresa Gunter recently traveled to the U.S./Mexico Boarder. Read her story on how she “shares the journey” with our migrant brothers and sisters in Christ. Original... Read More

January Gift Shop Specials

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Visit the Monastery Gift Shop for our January Specials: $1 off Buttermint with Chocolate Cookies and $1 Handcrafted Soap by Monastery Scents and 40% off all Christmas items (*excluding nativities and Fontanini) And remember, our Buttermint with Chocolate cookie is a seasonal exclusive, so hurry... Read More