Newsfeed

Blog Entries - tag: 'Did you know'

Did you know?...Mother Teresa visited Covington

Posted on: September 2, 2016 12:00 pm
Tags: Archives, Did you know,

From the SND Annals: 

In 1982, Mother Teresa came to Kentucky for the dedication of her mission in Jenkins, Kentucky. While in Northern Kentucky, she stayed at St. Joseph Heights...an arrangement secretly planned for her security.

read more …

Did you know...?

Posted on: April 8, 2016 2:00 pm
Tags: Did you know, Blog,

Did you know...in the 1920s, Sister Mary Philomena was called upon to take charge of the fundraising for the building of a provincial house on Dixie Highway and organizing the St. Joseph Heights Home Association?

 

read more …

Did you know...?

Posted on: March 2, 2016 11:00 am
Tags: Did you know,

Did you know...the Sisters of Notre Dame came to St. Joseph Children’s Home in Campbell County on May 1, 1877?

St. Joseph Children's Home had been established as a diocesan orphanage for boys. Previously, another religious community had staffed the home.

read more …

Did you know...?

Posted on: January 13, 2016 1:00 pm
Tags: Did you know,

by Sr. Mary Joan Terese Niklas

Did you know...the time capsule within the cornerstone of the former Notre Dame Chapel on Fifth Street, Covington is enclosed in the files of the Provincial Archives?

The cornerstone is dated September 17, 1901. The time capsule bears the information that the document occurred under the reign of Leo XIII and Bishop Maes; Mother M. Cecilia, reverend mother and Sister M. Armella, provincial superior; and under the government of President Roosevelt.

read more …

Did you know...?

Posted on: November 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Tags: Did you know, Blog,

by Sr. Mary Joan Terese Niklas

Did you know...the current parking lot at St. Joseph Heights was formerly a pond?

The current, large blacktop parking lot in the back yard of the provincial center replaced the original pond on Mr. Heck’s farm. In 1912 when Mr. Heck agreed to sell his farm to the Sisters of Notre Dame, the property included a pond. An amazing event occurred on the morning of March 18, 1933. 

read more …

Did you know...?

Posted on: October 27, 2015 2:00 pm
Tags: Did you know, Blog

by Sr. Mary Joan Terese Niklas

Did you know...why the Covington provincial center was (and is) called St. Joseph Heights?

In 1907 the Sisters of Notre Dame purchased a portion of the Fedders Farm (the current Park Hills Animal Hospital) and the adjacent Berry Farm on Lexington Pike/Dixie Highway.

read more …