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Brescia students use Mount farm fertilizer costs to develop agribusiness idea

It’s doubtful many people have heard of a product called SAM 1, or the company that envisioned it, Algave. But the product’s roots are intertwined with the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. SAM 1 stands for “Saint Angela Merici 1,” said Alex Degg, a business major who graduated May…

My Vocation Story – Sister Alfreda Malone

Ursuline Sister Alfreda Malone knew from the fifth grade on that she would someday become a woman religious. It was the “when” that was in question. From 1942-48, the woman born Crystal Malone in the tiny community of St. Joseph in Marion County, Ky., worked as the secretary for the…

Alumnae Weekend 2015

The 2015 Alumnae Weekend on May 16-17 was a huge success, with 120 graduates of Mount Saint Joseph Academy returning to Maple Mount to share memories, Mass and the awarding of two new Maple Leaf Award winners. Sylvia Rightmyer Hunt O’Reilly, A’53, and Carolyn Sue Cecil, A’73, were selected for…

Sister Joan Cook speaks on “The Art of the Annunciation”

Sister Joan Cook, a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, spoke to the Ursuline Sisters at the Motherhouse in Maple Mount on May 15 as the fourth and final speaker in a series focusing on the Year of Consecrated Life. Sister Joan has served as president of her community since 2011,…

My Vocation Story – Sister Mary Henning

Sister Mary Henning can’t remember when there wasn’t music in her life. “My dad played guitar by ear,” she recalls, “and every morning, before her daily work, just for a few minutes, Mom would sing and play on her small organ – familiar songs like ‘That Silver Haired Daddy of…