Sister Rosanne Spalding is the next of nine Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph celebrating a jubilee of religious profession in 2021.
Sister Rosanne, a native of Springfield, Ky., is celebrating her 60th year of religious life. She met the Ursuline Sisters as her teachers at Fredericktown High School. Her life has been devoted to leading people to Jesus, especially preparing children and adults to receive the sacraments. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Brescia College in 1965 and a master’s degree in education from Western Kentucky University in 1974.
Sister Rosanne taught in Kentucky at St. Bernard School, Clementsville (1965-67), Mary Carrico School, Knottsville (1967-69), St. Catherine School, New Haven (1972-76), St. Peter of Alcantara School, Stanley (1976-78), and at Precious Blood School, Owensboro (1969-70, 1980-82), serving as principal there from 1978-80. She was a teacher and principal of Christ the King School, Madisonville (1982-86). She also taught at St. John School, Plattsmouth, Neb., (1970-72).
Sister Rosanne was director of religious education at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Owensboro (1986-98), and since 1998, she has been pastoral associate and director of religious education at Precious Blood Parish in Owensboro.
Congratulations Sister Rosanne!
Friends can send her congratulations at 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.