Sisters celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Since 1931, the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph have celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 12. Since the feast day fell on a Sunday in 2021, the Sisters celebrated the feast day Mass on Saturday, Dec. 11. In 1531, a man named Juan Diego lived in a small village near…

Reflective Moments with Angela December 2021

By Sister Marietta Wethington Do you like Advent? It is my favorite liturgical season. I like its symbols, rituals and rich vocabulary. Advent comes in December, the darkest month of the year. The word advent means coming. What is coming? Who is coming? The light of the world is coming. Jesus is coming. Why is…

Chix with Stix enjoy another day with each other at Maple Mount

Chix with Stix, a group of knitting enthusiasts, enjoyed another visit to Maple Mount on Nov. 19, 2021. The women gathered in the Mount Saint Joseph Auditorium to share their accomplishments with each other and enjoy each other’s company. Here are some photos.

Bishop Medley anoints Sisters and shares the hope of Advent

The Most Rev. William Medley, bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro, came to Maple Mount on Nov. 22, 2021, to anoint the Sisters and then to speak about the coming of Advent. “Advent reminds us we get to start over,” Bishop Medley said. “We get a second chance.” Advent begins on Nov. 28, the first…

Mount chaplain won’t let walnuts go to waste

Father Ray Goetz loves black walnuts. He enjoys walnuts in candy or baked in confections. He even puts them on his oatmeal. As chaplain for the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, Father Ray literally lives among the walnuts in a house that abuts the Mount park. Maple Mount is home to dozens of walnut…

Reflective Moments with Angela November 2021

By Sister Marietta Wethington Do you think November is a special month? I do. Let me tell you why. It opens with a day we call All Saints Day – a day we celebrate those who have gone before us who have led holy lives yet have not been canonized – our parents, grandparents, siblings,…

Sisters talk about tricks while enjoying Halloween treats

Ursuline Sisters in Saint Joseph Villa enjoyed treats on Oct. 29, 2021, while discussing some of the pranks kids would play on Halloween when they are growing up. It was a low-key but fun party to end October. Here are some pictures.

Diocese of Owensboro honors Sisters celebrating jubilees

Each fall, the Steering Committee of the Council of Religious for the Diocese of Owensboro sponsors a celebration of the jubilees for the women religious in the diocese. This year’s event was held Oct 23, 2021, at St. Martin Catholic Church in Owensboro. Ursuline Sisters, a Glenmary Sister and a Carmelite Sister were honored, although…