October 2017

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 Saint Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the Seminary and School of Theology, the monastery house chapel, the Saint Meinrad Guesthouse Chapel, the Saint Bede Chapel, and in some of their various assignments:

For forgotten souls in most need of intercession

In honor of our Crucified Savior and our Blessed Mother for the well-being of the Sermersheim Family

In honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary for the granddaughter of Georgina Sermersheim

For the well-being of:


Natalie Altstadt

Claire Andersen

Sr. Judith Ayers

Juan Nicolas Bergonzoli-Gutierrez

Fr. Brian Dudzinski

The Very Rev. Theodore Dudzinski

The Gansman Family

Cecilia Kissel

Daniel J. Knight

The Krick Family

Walter and Barbara Lane

The Lucero, Roman, and Mejia Families

Janice Scheck

Robert Seager

Deogracias S. Zamora


For the eternal repose of:

(+) Donna C. Aldridge

(+) William R. Barks, Sr.

(+) Cornelius and Richard Bittner

(+) Wilfred Buschkoetter

(+) Louis Caruso

(+) Zachary Clooney

(+) Jane Cotton

(+) Margaret Ann Dearinger

(+) William Dismukes

(+) John Doran

(+) Beverley Dorfman

(+) Kathleen Ebert

(+) Rose Essary

(+) Catherine O. Fiora

(+) Norah Flaherty

(+) Rita Gasser

(+) Leonard Goffinet

(+) Alice Harris

(+) William J. Healey

(+) Guv Hicks

(+) Carol Tomek Hirsch

(+) Sherree Hockensmith

(+) Betty Hottenstein

(+) David M. Irving

(+) Stanley Kahn

(+) Andrew Kennedy

(+) Rev. W. Henry Kenney, SJ

(+) John McGregor

(+) Christian McNamara

(+) Harold Nordness

(+) Gloria Ohliger

(+) Harriet Pang

(+) Dr. & Mrs. David Piro

(+) Anthony Ross

(+) Winfrida Satu

(+) Catherine Schaefer

(+) Marilyn Schmitt

(+) Estelle Schneider

(+) Doris Spooner

(+) Alton Stinson

(+) Ann M. Tierney

(+) Helen Tomek

(+) Tom Trainer

(+) Edward D. Van Hook

(+) Joan Miller-Wentz

(+) Deogracias S. Zamora

(+) Elpidia 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.