The most important mission of the monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey is prayer. Visit www.saintmeinrad.org/connect/prayer-request/ to submit your own special prayer request.
Saint Meinrad is pleased to stream live video of Mass and Vespers daily from the Archabbey Church. Mass is celebrated at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and major feast days. Vespers is prayed each day at 5 p.m. All times are Central Time.
To learn more, visit: www.saintmeinrad.org/connect/live-video/.
Have you tried the Alleluia Almond Peanut Brother yet? Grab a jar and try Brother Kolbe’s No-Bake Cookie recipe!
The public pilgrimages at Monte Cassino Shrine will not be held on the Sundays in May, as in the past. However, each Sunday at 2 p.m., a talk on Mary by one of the Saint Meinrad monks will be broadcast here.
Here is the schedule:
May 3: “Mary: A Woman for All Seasons” by Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, OSB
May 10: “Mary, Mother of Sorrows” by Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB
May 17: “Mary, Mother in Times of Need” by Fr. Jeremy King, OSB
May 24: “Mary, Sign of Hope” by Fr. Bede Cisco, OSB
May 31: “Our Lady of Einsiedeln and Our Lady of Monte Cassino” by Fr. Christian Raab, OSB
Visit www.saintmeinrad.org/connect/live-video/ for live stream video of Mass and Vespers daily from the Archabbey Church.
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!
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.
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.