November 19, 2010
Mother Kathryn Joseph,SMMC and Sr. Margarite Marie, SMMC were in Rome to attend the ceremonies for Archbishop Burke becoming a Cardinal.
Mother Kathryn Joseph,SMMC and Sr. Margarite Marie,SMMC travel to Rome for to honor Cardinal Burke. This trip was made possible by generous funding from some friends in St. Louis of Sr. Margarite. Before entering our community, Sr. Margarite (Valerie Stringer) was the sacristan at the St. Louis Basilica Cathedral.
October 21-24, 2010
Sisters participate in National Assembly of CMSWR in Belleville, Illinois.
More pictures here.
September 9, 2010
October 9, 2010
More pictures in the gallery!
Diocesan Mary Day Immaculate Heart Retreat Center
1:00 p.m. Procession, Consecration and Crowning -Rosary Garden
1:30 p.m. Reception -Dining Room
Presiding: Most Reverend Blase J. Cupich, S.T.D.
September 28, 2010
Catechetical Evening of Prayer Series
Fr. Darrin Connall
First, Second and Third Commandments
September 5, 2010
Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral followed by a picture with our new bishop.
(Special thanks to Jerry Rolwes of Valley Chapel Photography)
September 3, 2010
Thousands gather to welcome the new bishop of Spokane
Installation of Bishop Blase Cupich
Deacon John Ruscheinsky, director of the Immaculate Heart Retreat Center was deacon at the Mass.
Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Deacon John and newly-installed Bishop Blase Cupich
September 2, 2010
Vespers at the Cathedral on the vigil of the Installation of Bishop Cupich. Just a few pictures . . .
Archbishop Pietro Sambi
Bishop Cupich enters the Cathedral.
Mother Kathryn Joseph greets our new bishop.
Bishop Cupich processing out, followed by Archbishop Brunett.
Bishop Blase J. Cupich will be installed as the new bishop of the diocese of Spokane. Some of the sisters were able to meet the new bishop briefly when Bishop Skylstad brought him to see the Retreat Center.
August 22, 2010
Four postulants have become novices! Please pray for them.
Bishop Skylstad and Fr. Darrin Connall (Diocesan Liaison) with Mother Kathryn Joseph and the new novices.
The Feast of the Queenship of Mary.
More pictures in the gallery.
August 6 - 8, 2010
Kansas - Midwest Catholic Family Conference - August 8
7:00-7:45 PM talk by Mother Kathryn Joseph, SMMC
"Journey to Rome from Sedevacantism"
Mother Kathryn Joseph is pictured here with Teresa Tomeo who also gave a talk at the Conference.
Some of our sisters participated in the 11th Annual Midwest Catholic Family Conference. Pictured above are three SMMC sisters with Sr. Maria Christi, OSB and Sr. Mary Clare, OSB. These are Olivetan Benedictines from Holy Angels Convent in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Together with two sisters of the Holy Cross from Detroit, Sr. Maria Pacis and Sr. Maria Helena, (pictured to the left) the sisters oversaw the children's program during the conference.
May 23, 2010
Natalia is received as a postulant.
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