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  • Seek. Pray. Share. Fall Issue Now Available

    Seek. Pray. Share. Fall Issue Now Available

    The Fall 2021 Issue of Seek. Pray. Share. is now available to read online. In this issue, we share with you how our Sisters are teaching students and touching lives today, including how Sister Jeana Visel was inspired to write her own guide to iconography. We’ll also celebrate our Gift Shop’s 25th Anniversary and see […]

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  • Monastery Gift Shop Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    We’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Monastery Gift Shop. And we’re sharing the excitement with YOU! 25 DAYS OF SPECIALS! From October 5 through October 29, 2021, take advantage of sales and FREE giveaways* with any Gift Shop purchase, in-store or online. ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – OCTOBER 30! Join us on Saturday, October 30 for […]

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  • Monastery Gift Shop 2021 Christmas Catalog

    It’s here — The Monastery Gift Shop Christmas Catalog! And from cover to cover, it’s filled with great ideas for everyone on your list (and a few for you, too). Dive in and take a look! View Catalog

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  • Dome Golf Classic 2021 Raffle Winners

    Each year, we hold an exciting Cash Raffle in conjunction with our Annual Dome Golf Classic fundraiser. This year’s event took place on September 20 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 work with thousands in education, parish ministry, […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Victoria Pohl

    In Memoriam: Sister Victoria Pohl

    Sister Victoria Pohl, 91 of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the monastery. Sister Victoria was born Doris Pohl on March 29, 1930 in Haubstadt, Indiana, the second of nine children of Victor Karl and Catherine Carrie (Waterman) Pohl. She entered the Sisters of St. […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Helen Maurer

    In Memoriam: Sister Helen Maurer

    Sister Helen Maurer, 100, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 6:55 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at the monastery. Sister Helen was born on May 5, 1921 in Haubstadt, IN, the fifth of seven children of Theodore and Theresa (Hoefling) Maurer. She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand in […]

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  • The Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand urge everyone to care for one another by getting the vaccine.

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in particular, the recent rise in cases, hospitalizations, and fatalities, the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand strongly believe that every person who is able has a moral imperative to get vaccinated. This is not a political issue, but an ethical one. Only when the vast majority of […]

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  • In Memoriam: Sister Eileen Reckelhoff

    In Memoriam: Sister Eileen Reckelhoff

    Sister Eileen Reckelhoff, 76, of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana, died at 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Memorial Hospital and Health Center in Jasper, Indiana. Sister Eileen was born Eileen Theresa Reckelhoff on February 11, 1945 in St. Anthony, Indiana, the second of six children of William Henry Sr. and Stella […]

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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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