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Sisters enjoy a trip to paradise — without leaving the Mount

Ursuline Sisters in Saint Joseph Villa enjoyed lemonade with (imaginary) tiny umbrellas, listened to the waves off the Pacific Ocean crash onto shore, and heard the sounds of ukulele music on Aug. 19, 2016 — all without leaving Maple Mount. A luau in the Rainbow Room brought the beach to…

St. Louis Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest Choir Camp Returns to the Mount August 8-12, 2016

Members of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest Choir Camp, from the St. Francis DeSales Oratory in St. Louis, returned to the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center the week of Aug. 8-12, 2016, for their seventh year of music camp. Youths from 10-17 can participate in…

Y-DOSA Summit August 4-6, 2016

The annual Young Daughters of Saint Angela Summit, which brings together girls from the Y-DOSA chapters in Kansas and Whitesville, Ky., was Aug. 4-6, 2016, on the grounds of the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. Eleven girls and five adults prayed together, worked and played with the sisters and…

Evening with an Ursuline August 2, 2016

The ability to love and to forgive is a gift that God gives each of us. Ursuline Sister Ruth Gehres discussed our need to offer and accept forgiveness during her “An Evening with an Ursuline” presentation Aug. 2, 2016, titled “The Gift of Forgiveness.” Sister Ruth’s talk drew such an…

Ursuline Sisters Prepare Corn, Peaches and Peppers at Motherhouse August 2, 2016

Nothing brings the Ursuline Sisters together like the adage “many hands make light work.” On Aug. 2, 2016, sisters gathered in the small dining room at Maple Mount to peel, cut and otherwise prepare corn from the Mount farm and delicious peaches and peppers from Reid’s Orchard. The sisters always…