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Spiritual Life Office

Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center serves as the Spiritual Life Office of the Diocese of Owensboro.

The Center’s goal is to provide spiritual growth for individuals and parishes of Western Kentucky. As the Spiritual Life Office, the Center hosts the Cursillo movement and sponsors the Charismatic Conference. In cooperation with the Family life Office, the Center hosts ministries of Engaged Encounter, Marriage Encounter, Retrouvaille, Once More with Love and Beginning Experience.

Sister Mary Matthias Ward, right, who serves as director of the Center and of the Spiritual Life Office, believes that the Mount is the perfect point of intersection for spirituality in the modern world.