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My brother and I stopped in for a tour of the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. Wow! What a... read more

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We toured the church and it was beautifully restored. The exterior was beautiful to walk around and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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802 E 10th St, Ferdinand, IN 47532-9239
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother and I stopped in for a tour of the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. Wow! What a beautiful place. I took pictures but none of them did the place justice. Our tour guide was Sister Mary Arlene. She usually works in the archives area....More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We toured the church and it was beautifully restored. The exterior was beautiful to walk around and you can see for miles. I see why the nuns call this “the castle on the hill”. Stop be the brewery for a beer after the tour.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The peaceful setting, beautiful historic architecture and aura of the sisters make this a great stop. I'm not much for gift shops, but they do offer nice religious objects for First Communion, etc. There is a brewery on the grounds, but it was closed when...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I am into Catholic churches, history & architecture. My husband is not. However, we stopped here and happened to drop in during a tour. My husband was almost as impressed as I was. What a beautiful building. The tour was very informative. Whether you are...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful joyful experience. Took the tour of the dome. Sr Christine was delightful and informative. The dome and the rest of the campus is spectacular. Only to be out-shown by the sisters story and kindness. Visited the brew house. Fun. We don’t drink...More

Thank ricog
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the destination stop in quaint Ferdinand, IN. Take a tour of the monastery and chapel, receiving individualized/and or group tours. Fantastic Catholic history in southwestern IN and one of the most impressive architectural buildings in the state. Attend Mass at 10:30am on Sunday...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have wanted to come here for more years than I can remember. I have been by this place a few times and saw it sitting up on the hill but never had the time to stop. I must preface this with the fact that...More

1  Thank SmokiesJunkie
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming and hospitable. Beautiful building and architecture. Grounds are well kept. The Grotto is very peaceful and tranquil (including steps for praying Rosary and Stations of the Cross). Great for meditation.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Our guide, Sister Christine, made our visit to the monastery an absolute treat. She was so generous in giving us her time and sharing her knowledge and passion for her home and her calling. We would have enjoyed just talking with her and listening to...More

1  Thank mbinbbg
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Would highly recommend this to anyone passing through. The architecture and history is incredible! Sister Mary gave us a tour and she was so sweet and knew so much! It is free to do, but after it is over you feel compelled to give a...More

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