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Saint Meinrad Archabbey

200 Hill Dr, Saint Meinrad, IN 47577-1301
+1 812-357-6515
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Saint Meinrad Archabbey

Saint Meinrad's Archabbey history begins in 1854, when 2 Swiss monks came to Indiana at the request... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Michael M
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Saint Meinrad, Indiana
One of only Two Archabbeys in the United States

This is a great place to just enjoy the peace and quiet and meditation be it in the actual church... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
CM W
,
Topeka, Kansas
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200 Hill Dr, Saint Meinrad, IN 47577-1301
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Saint Meinrad's Archabbey history begins in 1854, when 2 Swiss monks came to Indiana at the request of father Joseph Kundek. The title "Archabbey" was bestowed on Saint Meinrad in 1953. Saint Meinrad is one of two archabbeys in the U.S. In addition to the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a great place to just enjoy the peace and quiet and meditation be it in the actual church or in the surrounding beautiful natural setting. There are only two arch abbeys in the U.S. and only 9 world wide so this is a...More

Thank CM W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have been to Saint Meinrad Archabbey before when we spent a night and enjoyed the atmosphere of this place. This time we were in the area and decided to visit again. There is some construction going on but that does not stop one from...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Was here on retreat with my husband. You feel the holiness of the Hill when you round the corner and see the spires rousing above the town. Saint Meinrad always feels like home. So glad to have another reason to be here.

Thank grandfisch
Reviewed 25 August 2016

St. Meinrad is a great place to find a place of heaven while you study or just go on retreat. There are so many facades of the heavenly view as presented by the earthly realities. The place is awya from the madening crowd and gives...More

Thank Sirdoocumbay
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The art and architecture are outstanding, and the stained glass in the church is as beautiful -- if not more so -- than many of the churches and cathedrals we have visited in Europe.

1  Thank Nick A
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Unbelievable beautiful. Stained glass windows are fabulous. Was well worth the stop to see this amazing place.

1  Thank Jill0519
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. The church is beautiful. There was some construction and the library was closed on Sundays, so couldn't see tons - plus quite a bit was private area. You could feel the presence of God here.

Thank Adrock1311
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day in southern Indiana. Was able to get a guided tour of abbey. Most was wheelchair accessible. Nuns were very friendly. Beautiful looking out from the top. Attended service on Sunday. Would love to go again in fall.

Thank F1145GJsandrab
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Monastic life revolves around prayer, built on the framework of the Liturgy of the Hours, and the various hours are open to guests of the monastery to help them to connect to that framework. But prayer is not merely talking to God, but even more...More

Thank HansPG
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