Proclaiming Jesus through education and Christian formation.

An Ignatian Retreat

A silent retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola will be offered March 6-8 and will allow participants to take time to dwell in the unchanging reality that we are loved just as we are, to listen to the call of God and God’s hopes for us and to respond more deeply from our hearts. A 10% discount will be given if registered before Feb. 6. Click here to learn more.

The Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis has called for 2015 to be the “Year of Consecrated Life.” This “year” actually lasts from the beginning of Advent on Nov. 29-30, 2014, until Feb. 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated Life. Twice a week during these 62 weeks, the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph will feature a different sister’s vocation story. Click here to learn more.

2014-15 Quilt Club

Quilt Club memberships for the 2014-14 year are now available! Memberships will run from Oct. 1, 2014 through Sept. 30, 2015. Members are eligible for 12 monthly drawings for unique handmade quilts which are given away the first Friday of each month. For more information, click here.

2014: Year in Pictures

Click here to see see a video of the many smiles, events and accomplishments of the Ursuline Sisters, their supporters and those they served in 2014. Enjoy!

Saint Angela’s Life Timeline

Saint Angela, founder of the Company of Saint Ursula (Ursuline Sisters), led an impressive and meaningful life. Click here to see a timeline of her life and the impact she has had on the world.

Rediscover Catholicism

Beginning Jan. 8, the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center will offer a study based on the bestselling book, “Rediscover Catholicism” by Matthew Kelly which reveals the essence of authentic Catholic spirituality. Click here to learn more or here or see the flyer.

 

We, the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, sustained by prayer and vowed life in community, proclaim Jesus through education and Christian formation in the spirit of our founder, Saint Angela Merici.

Our Core Values are Prayer, Service, Empowerment, Justice, and Contemplative Presence. We strive to serve others with a welcoming spirit, and commit ourselves to “Freeing and nurturing women and children.”

Upcoming Events
February 3, 2015

Evening with an UrsulineFebruary 3, 2015
5:30 pm to 7 pm
The Art of Simplicity - Living a Simple Life Presenter: Sister Amelia Stenger, OSU Where: Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center Date: Feb. 3, 2015 Time: 5:30 p.m.-- 7:00 p.m. Cost: $15 Includes meal and program Pre-registration is required Contact: Kathy McCarty at kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org or at 270-229-0206 Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356

February 6, 2015

Quilt Club DrawingFebruary 6, 2015
All day
Where: Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Monthly Drawing for the Ursuline Sisters Quilt of the Month Club.

February 8, 2015

Eucharistic AdorationFebruary 8, 2015
4 pm to 5 pm
Where: Motherhouse Chapel
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are asking the public to join them for Eucharistic Adoration on the second Sunday of every month to pray for vocations. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will occur from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Motherhouse Chapel in Maple Mount, 8001 Cummings Road. The adoration will conclude with evening prayer with the Ursuline Sisters. Those who cannot come to the Mount for Eucharistic Adoration are asked to pray during that time for new members to hear the call to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph.

February 12, 2015

Rediscover CatholicismFebruary 12, 2015
10 am to 12:30 pm
This will be a study based on the bestselling book, “Rediscover Catholicism” by Matthew Kelly, which is quickly becoming the most-read Catholic book of our times. He reveals the essence of authentic Catholic spirituality while addressing some of the most important questions we face today as individuals and as a Church. Cost is $10 which includes lunch and the program. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. Upcoming Dates for 2015: Feb. 12 March 12 April 9 May 14 June 11 Aug. 13 Sept. 10 Oct. 8 Nov. 12 Dec. 10

February 19, 2015

Senior MomentsFebruary 19, 2015
10 am to 12:30 pm
Beginning on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center will offer a program entitled “Senior Moments” for anyone interested in joining with others to enrich their later years. The program will include prayer, input on various topics, discussion, reflection and time to enjoy conversation with one another. Sister Joan Chittister, a Benedictine Sister of Erie, Pa., writes: “The gift of these years is not merely being alive; it is the gift of becoming more fully alive than ever.” Together we will explore possibilities. Presenter: Sister Ann McGrew, OSU 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost: $20 includes lunch and program Pre-registration is required Upcoming Sessions: March 19, 2015 April 23, 2015 May 21, 2015 June 18, 2015 Aug. 20, 2015 Sept. 17, 2015 Oct. 15, 2015 To register, call Kathy McCarty at (270) 229-0206 or email at kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

February 20, 2015 - February 22, 2015

"Arts at the Mount" Spinning GatheringFebruary 20, 2015 - February 22, 2015
All day
Whether you are an experienced spinner, weaver, knitter, crocheter, or a beginner, or would just enjoy the fellowship and appreciation of this traditional skill, feel free to join us. We will come together at 10 a.m. The cost (including lunch) is $15.00. We’ll spin/knit/talk until we’re done! For more information, call Kathy McCarty at (270) 229-0206 or email kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. Upcoming Spinning Gatherings in 2015: May 9, 2015 Aug. 8, 2015 Dec. 4-6, 2015 weekend

March 3, 2015

Evening with an UrsulineMarch 3, 2015
5:30 pm to 7 pm
A Great Treasure Presenter: Sister Vivian Bowles, OSU Where: Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center Date: March 3, 2015 Time: 5:30 p.m.-- 7:00 p.m. Cost: $15 Includes meal and program Pre-registration is required Contact: Kathy McCarty at kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org or at 270-229-0206 Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356

March 4, 2015

Lenten Day of PrayerMarch 4, 2015
9:30 am to 2 pm
Director: Msgr. Bernard Powers Date: Wenesday, March 4, 2015 Time: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Program: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Lenten Day of Prayer will include Mass and Reconciliation. The cost will be $20 which includes lunch.

March 6, 2015

Quilt Club DrawingMarch 6, 2015
All day
Where: Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Monthly Drawing for the Ursuline Sisters Quilt of the Month Club.

March 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015

Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola Silent RetreatMarch 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015
All day
Monica Armstrong, a graduate of the Spiritual Direction Training Program at Maple Mount who has studied Ignatian spirituality for 25 years, will lead a silent retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola. Saint Ignatius founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), in whose footsteps our beloved Pope Francis walks.