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March 24, 2017: The Flyer and the Catcher

In the Epilogue of the Henri Nouwen’s book Spiritual Direction is found this story: “A Flyer and a Catcher enter the circus ring and greet the audience with smiles and movements that cause their wide silver capes to swirl about them.  They pull themselves up into the large net and…

Confirmation Retreat March 18, 2017

The Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center welcomed students from five parishes in the Diocese of Owensboro to its first Confirmation Retreat Day on March 18, 2017. Ursuline Sister Michael Marie Friedman led the day, which was held in the Mount Saint Joseph Gymnasium. In the morning, participants discussed…

St. Patrick’s Day March 17, 2017

The Ursuline Sisters in Saint Joseph Villa at the Motherhouse gathered in the Rainbow Room on March 17, 2017, for the annual “it’s good to be green” St. Patrick’s Day Party. Here are some pictures from the day.

Women’s Retreat March 10-12, 2017

Ursuline Sister Cheryl Clemons once again welcomed a large group of women to her annual women’s retreat on March 10-12, 2017, at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. The theme for this year’s retreat was “Called by Name: Jesus and the Unnamed Women of the Gospels.” Here are…

Sister Philomena Cox, OSU, March 9, 1926 – March 9, 2017

Sister Philomena Cox, 91, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died on her birthday, March 9, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph. She was a native of Owensboro, serving in her 72nd year of religious life. “Sister Phil” loved a challenge and was handy with tools like her patron, Saint…