November 2018


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, 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

In honor of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart

On their wedding anniversary:

Jesse and Whitney Rodriguez (10 years)


For the well-being of:

Angie Ballard

Eugene and Laura Fleck family

Henry Aaron Gagnon

Krick family

Maria Eugenia Mata

Deacon Steve Olenchock

Lisa Privia

Sermersheim family

Skyler and Morgan Tebo

University of Iowa Catholic Newman Center staff, students and parishioners

Dolly Jane Zellar


For the eternal repose of:

(+) Ceasar Belesario

(+) Jocelyn Belesario

(+) Jose Belesario

(+) Felipe Bito-on

(+) Fr. James T. Blandford

(+) Sr. Joseph Angela Boone, OSU

(+) Charito Cataluña

(+) Inocentes Cataluña

(+) Julia Cataluña Gonzalez

(+) Linda Cataluña Bito-on

(+) Nicolas Cataluña, Jr.

(+) Nicolas Cataluña, Sr.

(+) Norma Cataluña Elazegui

(+) Roberto Cataluña

(+) Margaret Chisarick

(+) Mary Elbert

(+) Norma Escalona

(+) Anna Mae Frost

(+) Marie Gessner

(+) Gregory Gubish

(+) Frances Hannal

(+) Spencer Hoffman

(+) Deacon Bob Imel

(+) Fr. Thomas J. Imfeld

(+) Samuel Patrick Jacob

(+) Elizabeth Jones

(+) Joseph P. Kelty

(+) Donald L. Kluesner

(+) Jesse Knockleman

(+) Pete Knockleman

(+) Alfonsa Mainar Cataluña

(+) Juana Mainar

(+) Natividad Mainar

(+) Raymondo Mainar

(+) Rosendo Mainar

(+) Salvador Mainar

(+) Leon Mayo

(+) Deceased members of the James and Virginia Merkel family

(+) Deceased members of the William and Mary Merkel family

(+) LaVerne Miley

(+) Michael Morow

(+) Msgr. Leonard Nienaber

(+) Louis Piskula

(+) Gilbert Prieto

(+) Stella Purvin

(+) John Phillip Riley

(+) John and Patty Roesch

(+) Maria D. Gonzales-Russell

(+) J. Patrick Quinkert

(+) Bernard Schuerman

(+) Beth Scott

(+) Lorena Spaetti

(+) Joyce Spencer

(+) Margie Louise Spencer

(+) Robert Lee Spencer, Jr.

(+) Robert Lee Spencer, Sr.

(+) Deborah Storer

(+) Thomas Trainer

(+) Susan Ida Wagner

(+) Linda Van Winkle

(+) Barbara Williams

(+) Dode Williams

(+) Florine Williams

(+) Betty Lou Wright

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.