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Pope John

Pope John XXIII Elementary School serves the surrounding community by offering a complete educational experience for students in preschool through the sixth grade. We are located on the Prince of Peace Catholic School campus in Madison, Indiana. While we are proud of our Catholic identity and are affiliated with the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, we welcome families from all faiths.
We have had great success in all academic areas while maintaining a safe and welcoming Christian environment for our faculty, staff, families, and students. We are proud of what we do here. We are proud of the family environment that we offer and we hope that you take a moment to learn more about us.
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 Father Hilary George Adam Meny

 January 21, 1915 - October 7, 2016

     On October 7, 2016, Father Hilary George Adam Meny, beloved uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle, and pastor, was gently lifted up to Heaven, after a wonderful Life of 101+ years here on earth.
    Born on January 21, 1915, to Bernard and Catherine (Emmert) Meny, Hilary grew up in Haubstadt, Indiana. After attending grade school at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, Hilary attended St. Meinrad Seminary. On May 14, 1940, he was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by the Most Reverend Joseph E. Ritter, and celebrated his First Mass at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on May 19, 1940
     Fr. Meny’s first priestly assignment took him to St. Philip Neri Parish Indianapolis, where he served as a junior assistant until 1947. After this, Fr. Meny served at St. Joe Hill Parish in Clark County and at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Bedford.
     In 1949, Fr. Meny was named pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in Madison, Indiana, where he lovingly served for over 40 years. While pastor at St. Patrick’s, Fr. Meny was instrumental in establishing Shawe Memorial Catholic High School, where he served as superintendant and Pope John XXIII Catholic Grade School. During his tenure at St. Patrick’s, he also served the parish of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Church in Vevay, Indiana.

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Shawe Band with Fr. Meny: 

 

Father Hillary Meny's 100th Birthday Cellebration

 

More Father Meny Pictures

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Thank You note from family

 

 

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