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The 2017 Summer Retreat for Women Religious

The 2017 Summer Retreat for Women Religious at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center brought several Ursuline Sisters, as well as sisters from other communities to Maple Mount from July 16-19. Father John Mark Ettensohn, of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, led the discussion on the afternoon…

Sister Mary Judith Osthoff, OSU, Nov. 9, 1926-July 10, 2017

Maple Mount — Sister Mary Judith Osthoff, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 10, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Lenora, Kan. Sister Judith was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger…

Sister Joan Walz, OSU, July 1st, 1931- July 5th, 2017

Maple Mount — Sister Joan Walz, 86, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 5, 2017, in Owensboro, Ky., in her 67th year of religious life. She was a native of Hawesville, Ky. Her former religious name was Sister Joan of Arc. Sister Joan was a compassionate, hard-working…

Christian Leadership Institute Comes to the Mount

High school students with leadership potential from across the Diocese of Owensboro, Ky., came to the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center the week of June 25-30, 2017, for the annual Christian Leadership Institute. A total of 17 incoming sophomores, juniors or seniors from Paducah, Fancy Farm, Bowling Green,…

Associates and Sisters Day offers a chance to “Find God in Our Everyday Lives,” welcomes five new Associates

Five women made their commitments as Ursuline Associates on June 17, 2017, and nearly 100 Ursuline Sisters and Associates learned about “Finding God in Our Everyday Lives” during the annual Associates and Sisters Day. The keynote speaker was Father Ben Brown, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville who was…