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Peaceful and Reflective Destination

Indiana has a few destinations that almost force you to slow down: St. Meinrad, New Harmony and (my most recent destination) Ferdinand and the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. While my visit was on a dreary fall day, the beauty and Read more >

Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Indiana

Saint Meinrad Archabbey almost made me swear. That’s because when we walked out of the retreat area and rounded a corner, this is what I saw. When we drove up to the retreat center, I thought “it’s a nice looking Read more >

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana

The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana have a beautiful monastery to call home, and an equally interesting history. Founded in 1867 in the settlement of Ferdinand, the sisters arrived to fill a need for teachers who could speak Read more >