January 23, 2015

Saint Meinrad Archabbey to host open house on Feb. 8

In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Drive, in St. Meinrad will host an open house from 1-3 p.m. Central Time on Feb. 8.

Monks of the Benedictine monastic community will lead tours of the public areas of the monastery, its sacristy, its Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln and its Chapter Room, where the monks meet on a regular basis to discuss and vote on matters before the community.

Tours will begin at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center.

Guests of the monastery that day are also invited to view in the Archabbey Library Gallery an exhibit of the art work of Julia Sermershein of Santa Claus, Ind., and Bob Zasadny of Princeton, Ind.

Finally, a choral concert performed by the Choir School of the First Presbyterian Church in Evansville, Ind., will begin at 3 p.m. Central Time in the Archabbey Church.

Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information, contact 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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