Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for each Sunday in October. The public is cordially invited.

The pilgrimages begin at 2pm CST with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

  • October 6: Fr. Sean Hoppe, OSB
    Topic: To Be Determined
  • October 13: Br. Nathaniel Szidik, OSB
    Topic: “Mary: Living the Divine Now”
  • October 20: Br. Kolbe Wolniakowski, OSB
    Topic: “Mary, Our Faithful Mother”
  • October 27: Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, OSB
    Topic: Mary: One Who Trusted in the Lord”

The Monte Cassino Shrine is located one mile east of the Archabbey on State Road 62 in St. Meinrad, IN. Learn more about the Shrine.
For more information on the Monte Cassino pilgrimages, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at (812) 357-6501. For updates on the day of the event, call (812) 357-6611.

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Check out Kaitlyn as she tries Peanut Brother Chocolate-Nutter for the very first time and see why she gives it a 10 out of 10!

Chocolate and peanut butter: a match made in heaven!  The latest addition to the Peanut Brother family, Limited Release Chocolate-Nutter is the perfect blend of natural ingredients: peanuts, Bakers Chocolate, honey, salt and vanilla.

Shop in-store or online and give Chocolate-Nutter a try for yourself.  Don’t forget about the other varieties: original, smooth, honey and almond.  All available in the Gift Shop, Scholar Shop and online.

From our cloister to yours. Homemade chocolate peanut butter from the monks of Saint Meinrad. A few simple ingredients; a whole jar of joy!

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Perhaps you’re interested in learning how Scripture, prayer, Benedictine wisdom or art can enhance your spirituality.

Saint Meinrad offers a variety of monk-led retreats during the year – on these and other topics at our Guest House and Retreat Center in southern Indiana.

Three-day retreats are held on weekends (Friday evening through Sunday noon) or during the week (Tuesday evening through Thursday noon).

Check-in time for retreats is 2-5 p.m. Vespers in the Archabbey Church is at 5 p.m. followed by supper. The opening conference typically begins at 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. The retreat concludes with lunch on the last day of the program. A complete schedule is provided at registration.

Visit www.saintmeinrad.org/retreats/ to learn more about the upcoming retreats and register online!

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Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for each Sunday in May. The public is cordially invited.

The pilgrimages begin at 2pm CST with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

  • May 5 – Novice Dennis Reyes, OSB
    “Oh Mary, Pray for Us”
  • May 12 – Fr. Anthony Vinson, OSB
    “Blessed Mary: Mother of God and Mother of the Church”
  • May 19 – Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB
    “Celebrating the Birthday of Mary, the Mother of Jesus”
  • May 26 – Br. Jean Fish, OSB
    “Mary Whom We See”

May 19 is Youth Day at Monte Cassino Shrine. The Knights of Columbus will provide refreshments following the pilgrimage. Monte Cassino Shrine is located one mile east of the Archabbey on State Highway 62 in St. Meinrad, IN.

For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at (812) 357-6501 or call (812) 357-6611 on the day of the event.

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Abbey Caskets will host an open house on Sunday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central Time in honor of its 20th anniversary.

Tours of the workshop will be given, caskets and urns will be on display, and refreshments will be available. Archabbot Kurt will bless the workshop at 1 p.m.

Abbey Caskets is located in the former Abbey Press Plant 2 building next to Human Resources. Try to enter in the front of the Abbey Caskets plant, off Highway 545. There will be plenty of parking on that side.

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