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Blog Entries - May 2018

History of St. Joseph Heights: Buried Treasure!

Posted on: May 31, 2018 5:00 pm
Tags: Archives, Did you know,

Mr. Bob Kress is a treasure hunter. He attends the monthly meetings of Northern Kentucky Treasure Hunters. After retiring, Mr. Kress was able to spend more time with his hobby of metal detecting. In 2011 he requested permission to search the grounds of the provincial center for historic and interesting artifacts. Sr. M. Joan Terese Niklas, provincial archivist, was delighted with the project and hoped that the buried treasure of the St. Joseph medal (planted over 100 years ago) might be discovered. 

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Sister Mary Lea Paolucci 1933-2018

Posted on: May 31, 2018 2:00 pm

Sister Mary Lea (formerly Sister Berndette) Paolucci was born on March 9, 1933. She was the oldest of five children born to Mary and Tony Paolucci. Theirs was a loving family where Lea was taught to pray and show respect to all people.  Sister Lea attended St. Stephen School and Notre Dame Academy. She felt that her four years at Notre Dame Academy drew her closer to God. On August 8, 1951, she entered the Sisters of Notre Dame and made her first profession on August 25, 1953.

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Sr. Mary Ethel receives Judith Clabes Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on: May 1, 2018 1:00 pm
Tags: Nda, Education,

Sister Mary Ethel Parrott was awarded the Judith Clabes Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky Awards Luncheon.

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BLOG: Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (May 31)

Posted on: May 1, 2018 9:00 am
Tags: Blog, Prayer,

by Theresa Bradley, SND Associate

The email was sent to the Homebound Ministry Members in July with an unusual request for daily Communion to be delivered to a parishioner named Lynn.  In March, she had finally gone to the doctor after a year of pain and was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.  Lynn had just spent months in and out of Vanderbilt Medical Center where the doctors determined there were no further treatment options, so they sent her home with hospice care and two to three weeks to live.

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BLOG: Our Lady of Fatima (May 13)

Posted on: May 1, 2018 3:00 am
Tags: Prayer, Blog

by Adam Feinauer, Notre Dame Associate

As far back as I can remember, Mary has always had a place in my heart and I have always looked up to her in many ways.  As a child being taught about her at home and at school, I looked at Mary with awe and wonder.  Besides having to learn the Hail Mary, which was my hardest prayer to learn, Mary always was easy to accept.

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