Contemplative Photography Retreat

The participants in the May 11 “Contemplative Photography: Seeing with the Eye of the Heart Retreat” at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center got the chance to enrich their awareness of the depth and beauty of life through photography. The day was led by Michele Gates, owner of MLGates Photography in Evansville, Ind.…

Sixth Grade Prayer Day–May 2019

Sixth-graders from the Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic Schools 4-6 Campus came to Mount Saint Joseph on May 7, 2019, for their annual day of prayer. Ursuline Associate Bonnie Marks – a sixth-grade teacher at the school – makes sure to bring the students each May before they head to middle school in the fall. The students…

Administrative Professionals Day 2019

The Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center welcomed women who serve in administrative roles in their parishes and community for “Administrative Professionals Day: The Theology of Caritas.” The participants gathered in the Brescia Room of the Center on April 24, 2019. The day was led by Emily DeMoor, a professor at Brescia University. “Caritas”…

Runaway Quilters

The rotary cutters were rolling, the irons were steaming, the sewing machines were humming, and many women were busy quilting and socializing during the Runaway Quilters Retreat on Sept. 16-21, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. The participants went to workshops, and they cut, pieced, sewed and quilted individual projects during the…

Smockers and Stitchers enjoy their first trip to Maple Mount

Vaune Pierce and Cindy Foose didn’t know what to do when the retreat center that hosted their Smockers and Stitchers retreat in Santa Barbara, Calif., closed. After three years of gathering women from around the country, they had to miss last year. Pierce came back to her native Henderson, Ky., to visit family, and her…

St. Louis Choir Visits the Mount

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. 6-10, 2018, for their ninth year of music camp. On Aug. 9, the members performed for the Ursuline Sisters in…

Evening with an Ursuline: August 7

Ursuline Sister Catherine Marie Lauterwasser led a “living history” on “The History of Mount Saint Joseph” on Aug. 7, 2018, during the monthly “Evening with an Ursuline” at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. Sister Catherine Marie is a 1955 graduate of Mount Saint Joseph Academy and has been an Ursuline Sister for…