Proclaiming Jesus through education and Christian formation.

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.

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.

44th Annual BBQ Picnic a Success

Thanks to everyone who made it out to the 44th Annual Mount Saint Joseph BBQ Picnic! The weather was terrific and we had an great crowd! Click here to see photos.

The Correspondence of Mother Jerome Schaub

Preserved in the Archives are the letters of Mother Jerome Schaub, founder of the Ursuline Sisters of Paola. These letters detail the support, encouragement, hardships, financial needs and uncertainty as the sisters began a new autonomous community. Click here to see the letters included in this online exhibit.

Sister Vivian receives highest honor from Brescia University

On Sept. 20, Sister Vivian Bowles was one of three people given the Distinguished Alumni Award from Brescia University, the school the Ursuline Sisters began in 1950. Click here to read about Sister Vivian's achievement.

 

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
November 4, 2014

Evening with an UrsulineNovember 4, 2014
5:30 pm to 7 pm
This session will address communication skills/styles related to family, friends and most interpersonal relationships. We will distinguish between hearing and listening, use better conflict and confrontation practices, discuss non verbal implications and identify road blocks to mature communication. Presenter: Sister Vivian Bowles, OSU Where: Mount Saint Joseph Conference And Retreat Center Date: Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Time: 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Cost: $15.00 Includes Meal and Program Pre-registration is required Contact Kathy McCarty at kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org or at 270-229-0206

November 7, 2014

Quilt Club DrawingNovember 7, 2014
All day
Where: Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Monthly Drawing for the Ursuline Sisters Quilt of the Month Club.

November 7, 2014 - November 9, 2014

Yarn Spinners WeekendNovember 7, 2014 - November 9, 2014
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.

November 9, 2014

Eucharistic AdorationNovember 9, 2014
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.

November 13, 2014

Study of Pope Francis' Joy of the GospelNovember 13, 2014
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Retreat Facilitator: Sister Ann McGrew Date: Thursday, Nov. 13 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Cost: $10 fee includes lunch This is a 2-part study. The second session will be on Thursday, Dec. 11. Contact Kathy McCarty to register at 270-229-0206 “The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus.” So begins the “The Joy of the Gospel” which was given at Saint Peter’s in Rome in November 2013 at the conclusion of the Year of Faith. It is Pope Francis’ first Apostolic Exhortation.

November 20, 2014

Senior MomentsNovember 20, 2014
10 am to 11 am
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 Nov. 20, 2014 Dec. 18, 2014 Jan. 15, 2015 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

November 22, 2014

Walking with the Poor: Bishop Oscar Romero and Pope FrancisNovember 22, 2014
10 am to 11 am
Presenter: Father Anthony Shonis Date: November 22, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $25 includes lunch Registration: 9:00 AM or contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org This retreat will focus on our responsibility as Christians to ensure the best opportunities and care for our children and the poor. For more information, visit http://ursulinesmsj.org/conference-retreat-center

December 5, 2014

Quilt Club DrawingDecember 5, 2014
All day
Where: Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Monthly Drawing for the Ursuline Sisters Quilt of the Month Club.

December 14, 2014

Eucharistic AdorationDecember 14, 2014
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 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.