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Trigg County Quilters make their third trip to Maple Mount

Susan Schaaf moved to Cadiz, Ky., in May, and her new neighbor, Tish Rudd, invited her to join the Trigg County Quilters. When the group of women from far western Kentucky came to the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center for the third year in a row, Schaaf came…

Gift of Aging Retreat Oct. 16

The Gift of Aging was the theme of a presentation given by Sister Mary Matthias Ward on Oct. 16, 2014 at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. A small group gathered to enjoy lunch and the discussion about the benefits of getting older. Sister Mary Matthias has been the…

Catechism Study Oct. 9

The final session of studying the Catholic Catechism for Adults was Oct. 9, in Conference Room B of the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. For the next two months, the second Thursday will be spent studying Pope Francis’ “The Joy of the Gospel,” which was the pope’s first…

Evening with an Ursuline: Beauty

“The Spirituality of Beauty” brought 21 people to the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center on Oct. 7 for the second Evening with an Ursuline Sister. Sister Rose Marita O’Bryan brought her special insights into how beauty’s role is so important to our daily lives. Eight Ursuline Sisters were…

Fiesta at Casa Ursulina marks Chilean independence celebration

Empanadas . . . spicy meat pies . . . are one of the main attractions at every Chilean celebration.

Spring comes to Chile in September, and with it, the celebration of Chilean Independence Day. The official date is the 18th . . . “dieciocho” in Spanish. But Chileans love celebrations, and they stretch this one out for at least two weeks. At Casa Ursulina, our women dedicate extra time…