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Sister Michele Morek shares her ministry during Women’s History Month

Ursuline Sister Michele Morek credits her mother for a lifetime of strongly supporting women. “I was a little girl sitting on Santa’s lap and I told him I’d like an electric train for Christmas,” Sister Michele said. “He said, ‘Girls don’t play with trains. I’ll bring you a nice dolly.’…

Sister Marie William Blyth, OSU: August 30, 1929-March 10, 2019

Maple Mount — Sister Marie William Blyth, 89, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died March 10, 2019, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 69th year of religious life. She was a native of Denver. Sister Marie William was an Ursuline of Paola, Kan., until the merger of that…

MSJ Quilting Friends

The MSJ Quilting Friends were as busy as bees at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center during their 2019 retreat week. Some arrived on Saturday, March 2, and others on Sunday, and most planned to stay until the afternoon of Wednesday, March 6. They were making quilts and…

Facebook reunites Academy friends after 68 years

“Are you Rosemary McShane from Hopkinsville, Ky.? My mother would like to know.” Those words on Facebook turned a sleepy Sunday afternoon on Jan. 13, 2019, into an emotion-packed week for Rosemary McShane Kranz, Mount Saint Joseph Academy class of 1950. They set in motion a phone call reunion with…

2019 Gratitude Tea

It’s Valentine’s week at Maple Mount, which means the Ursuline Sisters at the Motherhouse enjoyed the ninth annual Gratitude High Tea on Feb. 14, 2019. The yearly event in the Motherhouse dining room is a way of saying “thank you” for all the efforts the sisters at the Motherhouse do…