Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

The Monastery

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The Benedictine tradition came to the Midwest in the 1850s, when the Swiss Abbey of Einsiedeln sent two monks to Indiana to start a new foundation. Today, we are a thriving community of monks who pray, work and live together.

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Visitors are always welcome. Join us for prayer or Mass in the Archabbey Church or tour our historic buildings and peaceful campus.