The Sisters of St. Benedict will be selling our packages of cookies and pretzels.
The Rite of Reception of Candidates takes place on Sunday, September 22, 2019, in St. Gertrude’s Hall at 1:00 p.m. The prioress officiates the ceremony which is part of Midday Prayer. The Candidates will spend a year of study with their sister companion.
Presenter: Sister Betty Drewes
The Sisters of St. Benedict, St. Mechtilde of Hackeborn Sacred Music Series 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.
This is the 10th annual concert of the Sister’s of St. Benedict’s Mechtilde of Hackeborn Sacred Music Series, supported through an endowment established by the Verkamp Family in honor of Sister Mary Aquin and Sister Mary Ann Verkamp.
You can also attend the African American Choral Ensemble’s performance in the 26th annual Potpourri of the Arts in the African American Tradition on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington, IN.
Save the date for the 17th annual Dome Golf Classic
with special guest appearance by Fuzzy Zoeller
The date has been set for the 17th Annual Dome Golf Classic, and we wanted to make sure you were the first to know. Join us on Monday, September 23, 2019, at
Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg, Indiana.
Nestled on a gently rolling plain at the foot of Southern Indiana’s famous Floyd’s Knobs, each hole as been laid out to emphasize the natural beauty of the landscape and panorama.
This year there will be a special appearance by renowned golfer and friend to the Sisters of St. Benedict, Fuzzy Zoeller!
As a participant and contributor to the Dome Golf Classic, you assist the sisters in their ministries, making a positive difference in the education of children and adults, enrichment of individuals and parish communities, outreach to the most vulnerable, comfort and care for people in health crisis, and so much more.
How to register:
Download the Dome Classic Brochure 2019, print, and tear off the registration form. Please fill out the information and send to:
Sisters of St. Benedict Dome Golf Classic
ATTN: Susan Carpenter
802 E. 10th Street • Ferdinand, IN 47532-9239
Please make your checks payable to Sisters of St. Benedict.
For sponsorship information please contact Susan Carpenter at 812-367-1411 ext. 2643 or email email@example.com
We are excited to announce the dates of our 2019 Alumnae Reunion Weekend will be September 28-29, 2019.
We are excited about attending the Madison Chatauqua Festival. We always have a good time. We would love to see you there.
This will be the first time we go to this show. We are excited to be attending such a reputable exhibit.
Meet at St. Benedict’s Brew Works 860 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, IN
Registration at 8am
Run/Walk at 9am
Proceeds to benefit the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana.
Hosted by St. Benedict’s Brew Works as part of their 4th anniversary!
$25 entry, guarantees t-shirt if registered by Oct. 1st
**Limited shirts available for the day of race registrants
Free beer & root beer samples along the route!
The Rite of Oblation takes place on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at 9:45 a.m. in the monastery church. Sister Anita Louise, prioress, will officiate and Sister Brenda Engleman will assist.
After Mass, the Oblates and their families will have dinner with the sisters in the monastery dining room. At 1:00, the Oblates will gather in St. Gertrude’s Hall. The new Oblates will have an opportunity to give a testimony about their year of formation with their companions.
Forgiveness is very important and good for the soul, but is not always an easy thing to do. Everyone is in need of forgiving and being forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift and grace bestowed upon us, which helps us to have compassion and mercy within ourselves and for others. This program will focus on the value of forgiveness, what IT IS and IS NOT, the steps in the process, and our dependence on God’s help in forgiving. This program will include presentations, times for personal reflection and sharing.
Presenter: Sister Jane Will, OSB, Psy.,D., a member of the Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, IN. serves on the Spirituality Ministry team as a spiritual director, counselor and program presenter.
Time: Registration is at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on October 23, 2019. The retreat begins 10:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.
Place: Benedictine Hospitality Center, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand, IN 47532
Cost: $75.00 (Includes lunch and program)
Scholarships: Scholarship monies for programs and spiritual direction are available through the
generosity of donors and friends. For an application over the phone call 812-367-1411 ext. 7345.