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Sister Mary Sheila Higdon, OSU, June 11, 1929-Feb. 17, 2018

Sister Mary Sheila Higdon, 88, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Owensboro, Ky., in her 70th year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro. Sister Mary Sheila was a kind-hearted person who always had a smile on her face. She made…

Mardi Gras 2018

The Ursuline Sisters had their annual Mardi Gras celebration on the afternoon of Feb. 13, 2018, in the Rainbow Room at Saint Joseph Villa. They donned beads and masks to celebrate this event which always proceeds Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. The sisters enjoyed treats, music and Mardi…

Gratitude Tea 2018

It’s Valentine’s week at Maple Mount, which means the Ursuline Sisters at the Motherhouse enjoyed the eighth annual Gratitude High Tea on Feb. 12, 2018. The yearly event is planned by Sister Pat Rhoten as a way of saying “thank you for all the things you do that may not…

Casa Ursulina Celebrates 20 Years of Welcome for Women

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Joining Sister Mimi Ballard (center) at the 20th anniversary celebration of the founding of Casa Ursulina are (from left) keynote speaker Father Raul ManrÍquez, Ursuline Council representative Sister Pam Mueller, Bishop of Chillán Carlos PellegrÍn Barrera, and Sister Ruth Gehres, who served at Casa Ursulina 2007-2013.   It was literally…

Furniture Sale at the Mount!

If you have a love for furniture that was built “in the good ol’ days,” come to Maple Mount on Saturday, March 3, 2018, for a sale by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. Everything from an antique china cabinet and matching buffet table, to desks of various sizes…