Proclaiming Jesus through education and Christian formation.

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.

Advent Prayer Service

The Owensboro Associate group held its second annual Advent Prayer service on Dec. 2, 2014 in the Brescia University Chapel. About 35 Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph and Ursuline Associates gathered to pray and sing for the start of the Advent season. Click here to see photos from the prayer service.

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.

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.

Water With Blessings wins international health award

Water With Blessings, a ministry founded by Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph Larraine Lauter, was chosen as the 2014 winner of the Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence in Voluntary Service. Click here to learn about this outstanding achievement.

Advent and Christmas Blessing

From us to you, an Advent and Christmas blessing. Click here to watch a video of the true spirit of the Ursuline Sisters as they wish each of you a heartfelt blessed Advent and Merry Christmas.

 

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
January 2, 2015

Quilt Club DrawingJanuary 2, 2015
All day
Where: Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Monthly Drawing for the Ursuline Sisters Quilt of the Month Club.

January 6, 2015

Evening with an UrsulineJanuary 6, 2015
5:30 pm to 7 pm
This program initiates an exploration into living in the “Sacrament of the Present Moment.” It is part of the Evening with an Ursuline Sister series of presentations. Presenter:Sister Rose Marita O’Bryan, OSU Where: Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center Date: January 6, 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 270-229-0206 Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356

January 8, 2015

Rediscover CatholicismJanuary 8, 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

January 11, 2015

Eucharistic AdorationJanuary 11, 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.

January 15, 2015

Senior MomentsJanuary 15, 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: Feb. 19, 2015 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 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: March 12 April 9 May 14 June 11 Aug. 13 Sept. 10 Oct. 8 Nov. 12 Dec. 10

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