Thursday, June 26, 2014

Monastery Immaculate Conception


Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 E 10th St.
Ferdinand, IN 47532
812-367-1411





Castle on the Hill
The Monastery Imaculate Conception, nicknamed the "Castle on the Hill" provides santuary for the largest community of Benedictine women in the United States. Built in 1867, the recently restored eight-seven foot tall Romanesque dome is a key feature of the structure. There are also eighty-nine angels scattered around the church. Monastery Immaculate Conception is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated an Official Project of Save America's Treasures.
A gift shop, For Heavens Sake, sells handmade items crafted by the sisters and spiritual merchandise. Visitors seeking a peaceful getaway may visit the Kordes Center.

Guided Tour Hours:
Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, on the hour. No noon tour.
Weekends - 1:00 PM through 3:00 PM, on the hour.
To schedule a group tour please call 800-968-4578.

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