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Retreats and Programs

Yarn Spinners Retreat Weekend, June 1-3
Anyone who enjoys yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting or crocheting is welcome to attend the Arts at the Mount spinning weekend at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. All skill levels are welcome. The weekend will include workshops and relaxing time to work on your projects. For information on room rates or costs and to register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. Click here for more info.

To register online, click here.


Individual Private Retreatants: Time Away with God, June 3-9
What inspires you? What kind of seeds are you planting in your garden of life? Will they grow or die from neglect? Does your body and soul need nourishment? Let the surroundings of Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center’s peaceful settings feed your faith through prayer, reflection, and quiet time. Listen for the silence, reflect in the signs of new beginnings, and invite new challenges in growth of your faith be renewed. Leave with peace, faith and awaking to new life. Treat yourself to a week of personal time. For more information, click here.

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Evening with an Ursuline “Praying with the Ordinary”, June 5
Sister Ann McGrew, OSU will be leading this special presentation. As children we were asked: Where is? We learned to answer: God is everywhere. As adults, we appreciate this mystery in a different way than as a child . God is everywhere. There is no event that God cannot speak through. All of life is grace. All moments of our everyday can call us to prayer. Together we will recall some ordinary moments in our everyday that draws us to an awareness of God which is prayer. The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. For more information, click here.

To register online, click here.


“Longing for Hope and God” Day of Prayer, June 9
Hope is a desire or longing for something not yet attained. Join us for this “Longing for Hope and God” day of prayer on Saturday, June 9 from 9:30 a.m.—2 p.m. at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. It will be led by Sister Ann McGrew. The $25 fee includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

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Focus on Faith, June 14
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Conference Retreat for Sisters, July 15-20
This is a week-long retreat for women religious. There will be daily Mass and two conferences each day. Cost for residents is $450 and $250 for commuters. For more information, click here.

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Associate Retreat, August 4
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. let God’s grace and St. Angela’s spirit touch you in a day of rest, relaxing, remembering and letting go. The presenters will be Sister Rosella McCormick and Sister Colette Kraemer. The cost is $25 which includes meal and program. For more information, click here.

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Evening with an Ursuline “History of Mount Saint Joseph Ursuline Sisters”, August 7
Sister Catherine Marie Lauterwasser, OSU will talk about how the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph have a rich history that goes back to the 16th century when Saint Angela Merici started the Company of Saint Ursula. At the request of Father Paul Joseph Volk, five Ursuline Sisters came from Louisville in 1874 to establish a school in western Daviess County at the site that is now Maple Mount, Kentucky. The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Focus on Faith, August 9
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Yarn Spinners Retreat Weekend, August 10-12
Anyone who enjoys yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting or crocheting is welcome to attend the Arts at the Mount spinning weekend at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. All skill levels are welcome. The weekend will include workshops and relaxing time to work on your projects. For information on room rates or costs and to register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. Click here for more info.

To register online, click here.


Heart of a Caregiver, August 25
Time has come to pay tribute to those special people who unselfishly serve our sick, injured, disabled, aging and dying loved ones. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the presenter will be Betty Medley. The cost is $25 which includes lunch and program.

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Evening with an Ursuline “Hospitality”, September 4
 This special evening will be presented by Sister Pam Mueller, OSU. Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Gennesaret Retreat, September 28-30
The Diocese of Owensboro is offering the Gennesaret Retreat at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center in Maple Mount, Ky., 12 miles west of Owensboro. The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph will host the retreat in their retreat center. The Center can meet the needs of our guests comfortably, as well as providing a beautiful setting for prayer and reflection. The Sisters have graciously offered to extend their hospitality and prayers to support this ministry in our diocese. If you are interested in learning more about how you can help support this ministry (be a team member or make a financial donation), or if you are interested in attending a Gennesaret retreat, please call Tom or Amy Payne: 270-686-7739. For more information, click here.

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Focus on Faith, September 13
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Evening with an Ursuline “Entertaining Angels: Living the Works of Mercy in our Everyday Lives”, October 2
This special evening will be presented by Sister Jacinta Powers, OSU and Sister Monica Seaton, OSU. “In the fulfillment of your duties, let your intentions be so pure that you reject from your actions any other motive than the glory of God and the Salvation of souls.“–St. Angela Merici
The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Focus on Faith, October 11
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Spiritual Director’s Reunion and Retreat, October 19-21
This retreat will focus on how the body-mind-spirit connection influences our well-being, especially our health, happiness and holiness. The participants will learn practical tools and practice techniques to release patterns of stress and free up healing energy to enhance our physical, mental/emotional and spiritual health. Come to learn ideas and experience techniques to revitalize and energize yourself and to share with others. Included will be good health habits, stress management and how to use prayer, mindfulness, and forgiveness to improve yourself. For more information, click here.

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Falling in Love, Staying in Love and Finding God in it All, October 26-28
Presented by Bridget Brennan and Jerry Shen, they invite couples to reflect on their marriage journey. The cost is $180 which includes retreat, meals and overnight accommodations. For commuters, the cost is $130 which includes retreat and meals. There is a 10% discount if paid by September 26th.

To register online, click here.


Yarn Spinners Retreat Weekend, November 2-4
Anyone who enjoys yarn spinning, weaving, rug hooking, knitting or crocheting is welcome to attend the Arts at the Mount spinning weekend at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. All skill levels are welcome. The weekend will include workshops and relaxing time to work on your projects. For information on room rates or costs and to register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org. Click here for more info.

To register online, click here.


Evening with an Ursuline “The Touch of Beauty—The Touch of God”, November 6
Sister Ruth Gehres, OSU will talk about how and where do we experience beauty? In this presentation we will explore beauty as it touches us every day, and delve into some new possibilities for bringing beauty into our lives. The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Focus on Faith, November 8
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Pope Francis and Prayer, November 16-18
Presented by Father Joe Mertz. Check in time is 6:30 p.m. The program will be over after lunch on the 18th. The cost is $180 which includes retreat, meals and overnight accommodations. For commuters, the cost is $130 which includes retreat and meals. There is a 10% discount if paid by October 16.

To register online, click here.


Evening with an Ursuline “Advent and the O Antiphons”, December 4
During the final days of the Advent Season, the Church prays the O Antiphons. Each one highlights a title of the Messiah. Each one refers to the prophecy of Isaiah of the coming Messiah. Recall the verses of the hymn “O come, O come, Emmanuel“. Each verse of this hymn is an O Antiphon. The dominant theme of the O Antiphons is one of hoping and waiting for Jesus to come. Together, with Sister Ann McGrew, OSU, we will explore these special Advent prayers. The dinner and presentation is from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Preregistration is required by contacting Kathy McCarty at 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Focus on Faith, December 13
“Coming Soon: Unlocking the Book of Revelation and Applying its Lessons Today,” is the focus of our book study.  The class will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The study of Michael Barber’s book will be led by Ursuline Sister Ann McGrew. The $20 fee per class includes lunch. To register, contact Kathy McCarty: 270-229-0206 or kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org

To register online, click here.


Advent with Bishop Medley, December 13
Come and join us in prayer from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $20 which includes meal and program.

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Shame and The Addictive Trap, December 14-16
What is your addiction? Do you truly love yourself? Presented by Rev. Charlie Wehrley, C.Ss.R. The cost is $180 which includes retreat, meals and overnight accommodations. For commuters, the cost is $130 which includes meals and retreat. There is a 10% discount if paid by November 14.

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The Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center offers quality programs at affordable prices. For these programs, the staff provides an atmosphere of hospitality while meeting the needs of the individual and group.

For additional program descriptions, pricing information, registration, or scheduling of facilities, please contact Kathy McCarty at (270) 229-0206, by fax: 270-229-0279, or by email at kathy.mccarty@maplemount.org