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  • In Memoriam: Sister Mary Benet Goodrum

    In Memoriam: Sister Mary Benet Goodrum

    Sister Mary Benet Goodrum, 87, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 3:12 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, at the monastery. Sister Mary Benet was born Joan Goodrum on November 19, 1933 in Evansville, Indiana, the eldest of two daughters of Paul and Blanche (Brokaw) Goodrum. She entered the Sisters of St. […]

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  • Re-opening Schedule for the Monastery

    The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana have announced the lifting of most COVID restrictions and a phased schedule for re-opening the Monastery Immaculate Conception to the public following the pandemic. While most vaccines are proving effective in halting serious infection or hospitalization in most cases, there have been several individuals who have been […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Mary Karen Hill

    In Memoriam: Sister Mary Karen Hill

    Sister Mary Karen Hill, 88, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at the monastery. Sister Mary Karen was born Mary Ann Hill on March 28, 1933 in Madison, Indiana, the youngest of three children of Joseph F. and Kathryn W. (Tuttle) Hill. She entered the […]

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  • Summer Issue Now Available

    The Summer 2021 Issue of Seek. Pray. Share. is now available to read online. In this issue, you can read about Sister Jane McClure’s and her team’s work with Habitat for Humanity, learn how an encounter with the sisters in Mexico was a life-changing moment for Jessica Bergman and Sister Diane Fischer recounts her journey […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Sylvia Gehlhausen

    In Memoriam: Sister Sylvia Gehlhausen

    Sister Sylvia Gehlhausen, 97, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at the monastery. Sister Sylvia was born Leona Gehlhausen on January 10, 1924 in Ferdinand, Indiana, the eighth of ten children of Richard and Catherine (Zeller) Gehlhausen. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict of […]

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  • Congratulations to the 2021 Earth Day Contest Winners

    The Sisters of St. Benedict would like to congratulate the following the students who are the winners of our 2021 Earth Day Poster and Writing Contest. Names of the Honorees will be posted in the upper area of the Grotto at the monastery. Thank you to all the local, Dubois County students who participated in […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Theresita Schenk

    In Memoriam: Sister Theresita Schenk

    Sister Theresita Schenk, 100, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana died at 12:25 p.m. on April 7, 2021, at the monastery. Sister Theresita was born Imelda Schenk on June 27, 1920 in St. Philip, Indiana, the eldest of three children of Frank and Margaret (Deig) Schenk. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict of […]

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  • Lent Reflections from Sister Anita Louise

    During this season of Lent, our Prioress, Sister Anita Louise, would like to share with you her personal reflection.

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Mary Rose Hasenour

    In Memoriam: Sister Mary Rose Hasenour

    Sister Mary Rose Hasenour, 79, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 3:15 a.m. on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at the monastery. Sister Mary Rose was born on July 27, 1941 in Fort Branch, Indiana, the eldest of ten children of Walter G. and Hilda (Kiesel) Hasenour. She entered the Sisters of St. […]

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  • Dome Golf Classic 2020 Mega Cash Raffle Winners

    Each year, we hold an exciting Mega Cash Raffle in conjunction with our Dome Golf Classic fundraiser. This year’s event took place on September 28 at Sultan’s Run Golf Club in Jasper, Indiana. We awarded 15 prizes of $1,000 each and a grand prize of $5,000! Our sisters minister to thousands, in education, parish work, […]

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