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Maple Mount archivist delivers first “Her Story” lecture

Shortly after professing her temporary vows in 1916, Ursuline Sister Antoinette Krampe was sent on her first mission to be a housekeeper to the sisters teaching at St. Columba School in Louisville. No one considered it heroic. By 1918, Sister Antoinette’s heroism was no longer in question. Along with Ursuline…

Runaway Quilters

The rotary cutters were rolling, the irons were steaming, the sewing machines were humming, and many women were busy quilting and socializing during the Runaway Quilters Retreat on Sept. 16-21, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. The participants went to workshops, and they cut, pieced, sewed and…

Eastbridge Arts Festival at the Mount

The first Eastbridge Arts Festival @ The Mount survived heavy rain and even the threat of a tornado on Sept. 8, 2018, but artists, food vendors and patrons came back for a better day on Sept. 9. Here are some pictures from Sept. 9.

Quilts and Afghans for Sale at Eastbridge @ The Mount!

Smockers and Stitchers enjoy their first trip to Maple Mount

Vaune Pierce and Cindy Foose didn’t know what to do when the retreat center that hosted their Smockers and Stitchers retreat in Santa Barbara, Calif., closed. After three years of gathering women from around the country, they had to miss last year. Pierce came back to her native Henderson, Ky.,…