The first day of fall was back in September, but there was not
much evidence of a season change until mid-October. Temperatures
began to cool and by the end of October the fall colors were out in
full view. Saint Meinrad is a beautiful place all year, but fall is
a perfect time to look around and admire God's creation.
There were several photo-worthy events on and around the Hill
this month. The seminary held the Around the World party on October
2. This event allows students to explore and celebrate the foods
and cultures represented by the seminary population.
Dr. Lori Carrell, vice chancellor of the University of
Minnesota, Rochester, gave the annual Martin Lecture and Workshop
in Homiletics the first week of October.
Every Sunday afternoon in October, Saint Meinrad holds a
pilgrimage at the Monte Cassino Shrine to honor the Blessed Mother.
This year, the Knights of Columbus attended the pilgrimage on the
Also in October, St. Boniface Parish in Fulda celebrated its
150th anniversary with Mass and a luncheon. Fr. Anthony Vinson,
OSB, is pastor of St. Boniface Church, and several monks attended
the celebration as well as Archbishop Joseph Tobin of the
Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
All event photos in this month's post were taken by seminarian
Minh Vu. The landscape pictures were taken by me and