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Memorabilia Day 2015

The Archives office for the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph set up a booth during the Daviess County Memorabilia Day on July 11 at the Daviess County Public Library. Groups were allowed to share their memorabilia as part of the day celebrating the county’s bicentennial. Heidi Taylor-Caudill, archivist for…

Investment Day Brides

During her formation period to become a consecrated sister, the day of a woman’s entrance into novitiate has traditionally been called “investment day.” Novitiate, among many other things, would be the day a woman would begin to wear a formal religious habit (hence the word “investment”). For several decades with…

The Mount Saint Joseph Cemetery

November is traditionally the month the church has dedicated to prayers for the dead. Of course this is something the church does all year round, but this time of the year is set aside specifically to remember those who have gone before us. Not only does the changing of the…

Centennial of St Edward, Jeffersontown

Speech given by Sister Victoria Brohm on the occasion of the Centennial at St. Edward, Jeffersontown, January 27, 1984. This paper or talk is the collaboration of about five of my former schoolmates and I. Namely, Harry Brohm, my brother, Mary Hawes, Mary First, and Amelia and Justina Heimann–we had…

Mother Innocentia Schueller, OSU

The Ursuline Sisters of Belleville merged with Mount Saint Joseph in 2005. Mother Innocentia was a sister of this community. Mother Innocentia was born on July 20, 1880, as the second youngest child of a family of seven at Aachen, Germany where her father was a district judge. When baptized…