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Siser Mary Irene Cecil Reconnects with Students

The small town of Earlington, Ky., has a Facebook page, and one day Susan Garland Jones noticed a woman posting about reconnecting with her first teacher, Ursuline Sister Mary Irene Cecil. “I said ‘She was my first teacher too,’” Jones said. She and two of her 1964-65 kindergarten classmates from…

KEEC Quarterly Meeting

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council held its quarterly meeting at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center on July 28-29. KEEC is a state agency with a mission to help Kentuckians develop the skills necessary to solve current environmental problems, prevent new ones and maintain a balance between the…

Spiritual Direction Week 4 July 21-25

Sister Cheryl Clemons, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, spoke to the Spiritual Direction Training class during the week of July 21-25. The 2013-2015 class was taking its fourth week of instruction during the two-year program at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. Sister Cheryl serves as academic…

Southern Star Workshop July 23-25

Representatives of Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline held a three-day workshop July 23-25 at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. The company is headquartered in Owensboro, Ky. Here are a few pictures from their meeting on July 23.

Michigan Youth Group Visits the Mount

A youth group from St. John the Evangelist Parish in Fenton, Mich., spent a week at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center July 20-26, 2014 for their annual mission trip. Along with adult chaperones, the teens helped around the Mount as well as with nonprofit organizations in the…