October 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, on the 30th day of his death, the Conventual Mass was offered for (+) Fr. Mel Patton, OSB.

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

On their wedding anniversary:

Eric and Rachel Landis (5 years)


For the well-being of:

Gil and Chuck Bowers

Rex Bowers and Dennis Burnette

Susan Browning

Joseph Bruno

Permanent Deacon Candidates of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana

DeBrosse, McLaughlin, and Powers families

Mary K. Elandt

Frank Estrada

Eugene and Laura Fleck family

Tom and Chris Forsythe

Mary Fry and Jennifer Kimbrell

Mary Gokel

Krick family

Donna McLure

Michael Melie

Michael, Stephen, Andrew, and David Melie

Saint Mary Parish, Indianapolis IN

Saint Thomas More Parish, Paducah KY

Gladys Sarasin

Devon Schultz

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

Sally Welch

Zamora family


For the eternal repose of:

(+) Russell Bartholomew

(+) Mr. and Mrs. GM Bowers

(+) Maria Idalia Bustos-Lopez

(+) Leo J. Brelage, Jr.

(+) Nancy Bruno

(+) Julia Cataluña

(+) Alice Jean Chamberlain

(+) Lawrence Conino

(+) Mary Dell’Italia

(+) Stanley F. Depa

(+) Delia Diaz

(+) Fr. Albert Diezeman

(+) Fr. Andrew Diezeman

(+) Caroline Ewing

(+) Fr. Tom Fogarty, SSP

(+) Anna Mae Frost

(+) Mary J. Graham

(+) LaRue Hamilton

(+) Ojilbe Hernandez

(+) Carol Tomek Hirsch

(+) Patricia Carrico-Huff

(+) Aldona Johnson

(+) Joseph P. Kelty

(+) Fr. W. Henry Kenney, SJ

(+) Joe Lindsey

(+) Joan T. Martin

(+) Dorothy M. McQuaide

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

(+) Florence Miller

(+) Donna Morse

(+) Sr. Michael Leo Mullaney, SCN

(+) Margaret Pease

(+) All poor souls in Purgatory

(+) Gilbert Prieto

(+) James Patrick Quinkert

(+) Margaret P. Reis

(+) John and Patty Roesch

(+) Maria D. Gonzales-Russell

(+) Sharon Santos

(+) Br. Peter Scalise, SSP

(+) Martha Schmitt

(+) Lois Seretny

(+) J. Robert Shine

(+) Norma Jean Simon

(+) Jackie and Steve Stevenson

(+) Al Stinson

(+) Robert Streeter

(+) Thomas Stucker

(+) Carole T. Sundberg

(+) Eric D. Sundberg

(+) Gordon P. Sundberg

(+) Jack D. Todd

(+) Kathleen M. Todd

(+) Patricia A. Todd

(+) Helen Tomek

(+) Dennis Leon Tudor, Sr.

(+) Linda Schlachter Van Winkle

(+) Marcella Welsh

(+) David Wilson

(+) Charles Woods

(+) Deogracias Soriano Zamora

(+) Elpidia Soriano Zamora


For the intentions and thanksgiving of the Miller family:

In honor of the Blessed Mother

In honor of Saint Joseph

In honor of Saint Jude

In honor of the Holy Archangels

In honor of Saint Therese

In honor of Saint Anthony

In honor of Saint Francis of Assisi

In honor of Saint Rita

In honor of Saint Peregrine

In honor of Saint Faustina

In honor of Saint Maria Goretti

In honor of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

In honor of Joan of Arc

In honor of Saint Anne

In honor of Saint Christopher

In honor of Saint Michael

In honor of Saint Gabriel

In honor of Saint Raphael

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.