Announcing Our New Principal//Meredith Inman

Meredith Inman is the new principal for St. Mary’s Catholic School. Inman has taught at St. Mary’s for nine years as the kindergarten teacher. She has twelve years of teaching experience. She received a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Hanover College and her Masters in School Administration from Indiana Wesleyan College. “Meredith brings strong leadership ability to our school,” said … Read More

St. Joseph the Worker

St. Joseph understands all our struggles with work and life balance. His feast day as St. Joseph the Worker on May 1 is an opportunity for us to remember work is sanctified. May St. Joseph help us develop the gifts we received from God to do our work. “May we work methodically, peacefully, and in moderation and patience and with … Read More

How to Make Mary The Queen of Your Life// May Crowning

  The month of May brings a common devotion close to the hearts of many Catholics: the May Crowning.  It dates back to the early Church and continues today. A History of Making Mary Queen  Statues wearing crowns of flowers stretch back to the early fifth century with the Council of Ephesus. It portrays Mary as Queen and Empress seated upon … Read More

Bobby Vogel Ordination as Transitional Deacon

The ordination rite of transitional deacon is ancient but ever-new. Bobby Vogel bears witness to this sacred rite as he was ordained a transitional deacon on April 15 at St. Meinrad Archabbey. It marks his transition to the presbyterate when he will eventually be ordained a priest next year. Two other men, Sam Rosko and Anthony Armbruster were also ordained … Read More

Good Friday

On Good Friday we spend the day remembering Our Lord’s Passion. It is a solemn mystery that unfolds today leading us to Easter Sunday in two days! Today, also begins the Divine Mercy Novena! You can download the printable booklet here! Learn How to Pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy here!

Spy Wednesday of Holy Week

We are healed by His bruises! O heavenly Physician, who takes upon Himself the sufferings of those He comes to cure! –Abbot Gueranger O.S.B. This is the day Judas made the bargain with the high priest to betray Christ for 30 pieces of silver. Traditionally, we call it Spy Wednesday, as Judas began to look for ways to turn Jesus … Read More

Monday of Holy Week// What is Nard?

On Monday of Holy Week, Mary of Bethany brought about a pint of pure nard (a very expensive perfume) to Jesus as he visited the home she shared with Lazarus and Martha. She poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. Her actions of pure love and generosity are ones to ponder as we enter into … Read More

How to Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet

The Divine Mercy Chaplet is one of the shortest and easiest chaplets to pray. It was given to St. Faustina, a polish nun, by Christ as a way to intercede for souls. Christ also wanted the chaplet prayed in a special way starting on Good Friday to prepare for Divine Mercy Sunday with a novena of chaplets. The Chaplet of … Read More