Blog Entries - August 2018

History of St. Joseph Heights: The final wing

Posted on: August 22, 2018 9:00 am
Tags: Archives, Did you know, Blog,

by Sister Mary Joan Terese Niklas, SND Archivist

"...History has a way of repeating itself. “Growing pains” were again experienced in 1979, calling for additional space for the dear older sisters and summer accommodations for the sisters residing in affiliations during the apostolic year. Joseph Hall with its 80 new rooms became a reality and was dedicated on December 8,1980 by Bishop William Hughes."

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Immigration that respects family

Posted on: August 13, 2018 4:20 pm

by Sister Maria Francine Stacy, as featured in The Messenger

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Back from Buseesa: August 15 Presentation

Posted on: August 13, 2018 11:00 am
Tags: Uganda, Volunteer, East africa,

Marilyn Keller volunteered at the Sisters of Notre Dame mission in Uganda from August 2017 to May 2018. 

On August 15, 2018, Marilyn will share about her experience at St. Julie Mission in Buseesa, Uganda.

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History of St. Joseph Heights: New wing

Posted on: August 8, 2018 12:00 pm
Tags: Did you know, Archives,

May 10, 1956 was groundbreaking for the new wing at St. Joseph Heights. Prior to Mass, Bishop Mulloy removed three shovelfuls of dirt outside the building during the groundbreaking ceremony. Then he returned to chapel, that was filled to overflowing. In his sermon the Bishop stated, “You have gathered brick and mortar and, more important, some of the money required for the project. The work is God’s. In His strength may you go forward so that more witnesses for Christ may be trained here at St. Joseph Heights for the years to come.” The new wing was called Mary Hall.

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WVXU Interview: Religious Life Today

Posted on: August 7, 2018 11:00 am
Tags: Novitiate, Vocation, Prayer,

Listen to the August 7 segment on WVXU 91.7 about religious life in modern times.

The segment features Sister Tracy Kemme, SC, Sister Nicole Trahan, FMI, and our mission advancement director, Jodee McElfresh.

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