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  • Dome Golf Classic 2022 Winners

    Dome Golf Classic 2022 Winners

    This year’s Annual Dome Golf Classic took place on September 26 at The Pfau Course in Bloomington, Indiana. After a great day on the course, we are excited to announce the winners of each of our contests. Thanks to all those who contributed to this year’s Dome Golf Classic! You’re not only sponsoring a fun golf […]

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  • No tours & liturgies due to church repairs.

    No tours & liturgies due to church repairs.

    Due to church repairs, neither tours nor liturgies will be open to the public from September 14 – 30. We thank you for your understanding, and look forward to opening both when construction is complete.

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  • Make a gift to our Home Appeal.

    Make a gift to our Home Appeal.

    Living in a historic monastery built in 1867 has a lot of advantages. After all those years, its beauty remains breathtaking, even to those of us who live and work here. But those same years are taking their toll — and some Sisters are getting soggy in the process. The 86-year-old slate roof on St. […]

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  • Come to work with the Sisters.

    Come to work with the Sisters.

    Are you looking for a place to work where you’ll be appreciated? Where you have real benefits? Where you know you’re making a difference? Consider coming to work with the Sisters of St. Benedict. When you work full-time for the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, you get competitive pay, plus the benefits you need. […]

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  • Sister Magna Lucia Castillo Named New Superior in Peru

    Sister Magna Lucia Castillo Named New Superior in Peru

    Exciting news! Sister Magna Lucia Castillo is the new Superior of Monasterio Paz de la Cruz in Peru. It was established as a dependent monastery of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand in 1983. After nearly forty years, the monastery has continued to flourish and attract young women to religious life. Our very own prioress, Sister […]

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  • Read the “Seek. Pray. Share.” summer issue online

    Read the “Seek. Pray. Share.” summer issue online

    The Summer 2022 Issue of Seek. Pray. Share. is now available to read online. In this issue, Sister Mary George Kissel tells the story of how her and sister, Sister Margaret Carolyn, established the Reading Carrell program to work with students struggling in reading. We also talk with Diane Weiss-Altstadt, who is a former Benedictine Sister and […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Norma Fultz

    In Memoriam: Sister Norma Fultz

    Sister Norma Fultz of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 10:27 a.m. on April 20, 2022, at the monastery. Sister Norma Joyce Fultz was born on January 23, 1932 in Bloomington, IN, the only child of Ray L. and Helen M. (Myers) Fultz. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand in […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Benita Biever

    In Memoriam: Sister Benita Biever

    Sister Benita Biever, 104, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 7:50 p.m., on March 30, 2022, at the monastery. Sister Benita Biever was born Margaret Biever on April 10, 1917 in Tell City, IN, the second of eight children of George Joseph and Anna M. (Boerste) Biever. She entered the Sisters of […]

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  • Seek. Pray. Share. Spring Issue Now Available

    Seek. Pray. Share. Spring Issue Now Available

    The Spring 2022 Issue of Seek. Pray. Share. is now available to read online. In this issue, we talk with Sister Kathy Huber about her journey to become a sister as well as donors Dan and Sara Fritch on why they enjoy giving to the Sisters. It also includes the Spring 2022 Catalog for the Monastery Gift […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Beata Mehling

    In Memoriam: Sister Beata Mehling

    Sister Beata Mehling of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at the monastery. Sister Beata was born Augusta Mehling on November 9, 1927 in Ferdinand, Indiana, the seventh of nine children of John and Mary Ida (Schum) Mehling. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict of […]

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