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Sister Marie Michael Hayden, OSU: September 17, 1932- June 13, 2018

Maple Mount — Sister Marie Michael Hayden, 85, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died June 13, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro, Ky.    Sister Marie Michael loved to share the joy of Mass and her…

Sister Martina Rockers, OSU: April 23, 1926 – June 5, 2018

Sister Martina Rockers, 92, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died June 5, 2018, in Olathe, Kan., in her 76th year of religious life. She was a native of Garnett, Kan. Sister Martina was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., until the merger of that community with Mount Saint…

Sisters say goodbye to the “Gossip Tree” at Maple Mount

The “Gossip Tree,” a maple tree in the center of the Motherhouse campus that has provided a gathering place for Ursuline Sisters and hundreds of students for likely 100 years, is nearing its final days. The tree, which has defied the ages and sometimes gravity, was a staple for students…

2018 Alumnae Weekend

More than 120 graduates of Mount Saint Joseph Academy or Junior College were on hand May 20, 2018, for Alumnae Weekend, celebrating a sunny day with all the “Mount girls.” A good time was had by all. Anna Mattingly, class of 1966, and Paula Chandler Gray, class of 1973, were…

A Celebration for the Jubilarians

A celebratory Mass and meal for the 2018 jubilarians at the Motherhouse took place on May 10, 2018. Eleven of the 15 Ursuline Sisters celebrating anniversaries of religious profession were recognized at the liturgy and the dinner. They are: Sister Naomi Aull and Sister Marie Bosco Wathen (75 years); Sister…