Former Academy student returns to Maple Mount after 61 years

Jean Sites Oerther enjoyed telling her sons and grandchildren about how she attended a convent school during her first two years of high school. Since leaving Mount Saint Joseph Academy following her sophomore year in 1958, Oerther had never returned to Maple Mount, even though since 1979 she has lived in Louisville. “I’m not a…

Alumnae Weekend 2019–Mass and Banquet

More than 100 women who attended Mount Saint Joseph Academy returned for the annual Alumnae Weekend on May 18-19, 2019. The alums shared plenty of smiles and stories, and elected a new vice president in Jennifer Speaks McGee, A70. In the 20th anniversary year of the Maple Leaf Award, Judith Calhoun Ward, A60, and Betty…

2018 Alumnae Memorial Mass

Ursuline Sisters and graduates of Mount Saint Joseph Academy joined together on Nov. 4, 2018, for the Alumnae Memorial Mass, which honors and remembers students and faculty who have gone to heaven. Those named during Mass are those whose passing has been learned since Nov. 1, 2017. Here are some pictures from the Mass.  

2018 Alumnae Weekend

More than 120 graduates of Mount Saint Joseph Academy or Junior College were on hand May 20, 2018, for Alumnae Weekend, celebrating a sunny day with all the “Mount girls.” A good time was had by all. Anna Mattingly, class of 1966, and Paula Chandler Gray, class of 1973, were honored with the Maple Leaf…

Alumnae Memorial Mass November 6, 2016

The annual Alumnae Memorial Mass brought together a variety of Ursuline Sisters and alumnae of Mount Saint Joseph Academy on Nov. 6, 2016, to honor the memory of classmates and teachers who’ve gone to heaven. Father Ray Goetz, chaplain at Maple Mount, said the readings for the Sunday Mass were about faith in eternal life.…

Kathleen Keel Riester–What One Mount Girl Can Do

Mount girls are incredible people who stand out in homes and communities because of their concern, interest, kindness and faith. These qualities thread throughout the life of Kathleen Keel Riester. Circumstances beyond her control placed Kathleen in the 1967 MSJ freshman class. Her childhood was tumultuous to say the least. She was barely 6 when…