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My Vocation Story – Sister Pauletta McCarty

Ursuline Sister Pauletta McCarty had an aunt who was a Sister of Mercy, a great aunt who was a Sister of Loretto and a paternal aunt who was a Poor Clare. But there was never any doubt which religious community she would join. “I came to Maple Mount when I…

My Vocation Story – Sister Marie Brenda Vowels

If it weren’t for a fire at Vine Grove (Ky.) High School in the early 1940s, it’s possible Frances Marie Vowels may have never become Ursuline Sister Marie Brenda Vowels. The fire caused her to attend Flaherty Public School her senior year, where Ursuline Sisters Agnita Sweeney and Ruth Agnes…

My Vocation Story – Sister Marie William Blyth

If it weren’t for a high school scrapbook project, Sister Marie William Blyth might not be an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph today. Raised in Denver, Sister Marie William was taught by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. “I admired them, I wanted to be a teacher like them,”…

Spring arrives at Maple Mount

There are few places more beautiful come spring time than Maple Mount. We are being teased with the first evidence of color, so in true Ursuline hospitality, it is only right to share.

My Vocation Story – Sister Michele Morek

Sister Michele Morek was raised by her mother after her father died during World War II. They were living in Florida, where a doctor threatened to remove Michele’s tonsils. “Or,” he said, “you can move to a dry climate.” So when Sister Michele was 3 years old, they moved to…