News

In Memoriam: Sister Shirley Ann Schultheis

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Sister Shirley Ann Schultheis, 78, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 11:55 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at the monastery. Sister Shirley Ann, also known as Sister Mary Keith until she reclaimed her baptismal name, was born on November 18, 1940,... Read More

Peace Light shines in monastery

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
This morning, Lynn Lefgren with Boy Scout Troup # 102 delivered the Peace Light to our monastery.  Sr. Rose then lit a candle from this light and placed the candle by the statue of Mary in our church.  The light will burn throughout the Advent... Read More

In Memoriam: Sister Mary Leon Kiesel

Monday, December 17, 2018
Sister Mary Leon Kiesel, 84, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the monastery. Sister Mary Leon was born on October 18, 1934, in Fort Branch, Indiana, the third of eight children of Leo and... Read More

December Gift Shop Special!

Monday, December 3, 2018
Make sure you check out the Monastery Gift Shop for our December Special: 10% off all Christmas Bundles! Look no further than the Monastery Gift Shop when thinking about the perfect gift for someone. We have hand curated gift boxes filled with uniquely crafted items... Read More

Sister Kathryn Huber presents to Oblates about community

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
 COMMUNITY IN THE RULE OF BENEDICT Presentation to the Oblates, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand, November 4, 2018 by Kathryn Huber, OSB For Benedict, everything takes place within the context of community.  Whether he is talking about prayer, relationships, work or whatever it may be, the... Read More

Christmas Mass Online

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Thank you for you love and support this year. We appreciate everything you do for our community and our world. Please keep us in your prayers as we pray for you daily.   Join us for Christmas Mass online *Mass can only be viewed via... Read More

Veterans Day Reflection

Friday, November 9, 2018
Sister Celeste Boda, who spent 10 years of service in the Army National Guard, shares her reflection and prayer on Veterans Day: When I think of Veteran’s Day, I am reminded of the following words from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: …It is for us the living,... Read More

New Indiana Artisan Certified Cookie!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Indiana Artisan Juries in Sisters of St. Benedict’s Hildegard Crunch Mix The Sisters of St. Benedict’s cookies have been juried in as Indiana Artisan, and now so has their newest product, the St. Hildegard Crunch Mix. Indiana Artisan is the state’s official organization to identify,... Read More

Sister Theresita wins Karen Bell Caring Award

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Congratulations, Sister Theresita and Hildegard Health Center! On October 11, 2018, at the Area Wide Residents’ Council, Sister Theresita Schenk received the Karen Bell Award. This award is a service award given to those living in a nursing facility who are not only outstanding residents,... Read More

Sister Rachel Geracitano makes Final Profession

Monday, October 22, 2018
Sister Rachel Geracitano made her final profession of monastic vows of stability, fidelity and obedience to the monastic way of life Oct. 13 at at the Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana.  You can learn more about Sister Rachel and her final profession by clicking... Read More