January 2019

The intention of the presiding priest for the daily Conventual Mass, as established by Abbot Martin Marty, OSB, is “for the living and deceased members and benefactors of the monastery.”

As per our Customary, on the 30th day of his death, the Conventual Mass was offered for (+) Fr. Benedict Meyer, OSB.

As per our Customary, on the first anniversary of his death, the Conventual Mass was offered for our confrere, (+) The Most Rev. Daniel Buechlein, OSB, archbishop emeritus of Indianapolis. Since his anniversary fell on a feast when we celebrated solemn professions, the observance and intention were transferred to the next day, January 26.

As per our Customary, 20 Masses were offered for (+) Sr. Shirley Ann Schulteis, OSB, a recently deceased sister of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

As per our Customary, a Mass was offered for all living and deceased Oblates of Saint Meinrad.

The following intentions were remembered by the priests of our monastery as they offered Masses this month at the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln, the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the Seminary and School of Theology, the monastery house chapel, the Saint Meinrad Guest House Chapel, the St. Bede Chapel, and in some of their various assignments: 

For special intentions 

For the well-being of:

Matt Anderson

Emily Elizabeth Bean

Bernard and Mary Eagan family

Gilbert and Ruth Esarey

Eugene and Laura Fleck family

Sharon Gorup

Joseph Halfaker

Bernard Heiler family

Fred Hurter family

Janicki family

Bart Michael Jochim

Kreuzer family

Krick family

Renae K. Land

Mark McGough

Alisa Nurminen

Bernard Nurrie family

Michael Vincent Peterson

Bill and Catherine Riley family

Saint Ann Society members

Ubelhor and Yeker families

University of Iowa Catholic Newman Center staff, students, and parishioners

Wenhold family

Janet Whetter


For the eternal repose of:

(+) Deceased of Anter family

(+) Anthony and Magdalene Arnold

(+) Deceased members of Barth-Hamilton Retreat

(+) Kenneth Bartholomew

(+) Cyprian Beier

(+) Michael Beitter

(+) Michael and Barbara Beitter

(+) Cindy Beyerle

(+) Phyllis Biddle

(+) Catherine Blanck

(+) Anthony Blaule

(+) Herman Bognot

(+) Ignatius and Margaret Bosler

(+) Deceased of Braunnegger family

(+) Fr. Maurice Brinker

(+) JG Bueltel

(+) Ellen Daley

(+) Daniel Doherty

(+) Ann Rosemary Dooley

(+) Louis Dunka

(+) Deceased of the Earle family

(+) Anna Earle

(+) Bernard Earle

(+) Patrick Earle

(+) Amandus Eble

(+) George Eckel

(+) Hugh Gaynor

(+) Lillian Goodman

(+) Isabella Hacket

(+) Klaus Hirsch

(+) Andrew and Margaret Hopf

(+) Deceased of Joseph and Margaret Hopf family

(+) Joanne Hunter

(+) Hilda Jent

(+) Mr. and Mrs. George Jochum

(+) Mildred Jones

(+) Henry Kessing

(+) John Kraus

(+) Marguerite Kraus

(+) Kevin Mark Land

(+) Lyda Laneville

(+) Patricia Linder

(+) Henry Luebenheusen

(+) Fr. Louis J. Lipps, SJ

(+) Rosemary Mackell

(+) Lena Mironchuk

(+) Fr. Elmer Moore

(+) Elizabeth Mueller

(+) Francis Mueller

(+) Michael O’Connor

(+) Vincent Osbald

(+) Gilbert Prieto

(+) Pauline Roma

(+) Julio S. Sason

(+) Paul Wayne Seidl

(+) Wenceslaus Schwarte

(+) Eliseo G. Sicat

(+) Elizabeth Venemann

(+) Theodore Venemann

(+) Dr. Gregorio F. Veza

(+) Barbara Wagner

(+) Henry Wagner

(+) Susan Ida Wagner

(+) Gertrude Weber

(+) Leonila S. Zamora


And many other intentions that were requested through individual monks and those that were offered personally by them.

If you would like to request a Mass intention at the Archabbey, please visit our Mass Intentions page.