Sisters' Profession of Temporary & Perpetual Vows - November 9, 2012
On the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church professed vows in the presence of the Most Rev. Blase J. Cupich at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.
General Chapter of Election - October 28, 2012
Our General Chapter was held in preparation for our upcoming vow ceremony. Re-elected as Mother General was Mother Kathryn Joseph. In addition, her Council members include Sr. Mary Elizabeth, Sr. Maria Consuela, and Sr. Mary Eucharista.
Catholic H.S. Youth Retreat - October 25 - 26, 2012
Sr. Margarite Marie and Sr. Paschalina Marie attended the high-school youth retreat with their youth group from St. Peter Parish. The retreat was held at Shoshone Base Camp and its theme was..."THRIVE"!
Vocations Visit at Our Lady of the Angels Church - October 15, 2012
Fr. Daniel Maxwell, pastor of Our Lady of the Angels Parish in Hermiston, Oregon, invited the Sisters to give a vocations talk to young ladies in the Hermiston and Pendleton areas. Mother Kathryn Joseph, Sr. Maria Consuela, Sr. Mary Joanna, and Sr. Erin, also made an additional stop in Walla Walla, visiting St. Francis Parish and the Daltoso family. It was a fascinating road-trip back to Spokane with a few unexpected sites to stop and enjoy!
Diocesan Mary Day - October 13, 2012
Immaculate Heart Retreat Center hosted the annual Diocesan Mary Day event on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.
A New Postulant - October 11, 2012
Mother Kathryn Joseph receives Erin Knight as a postulant of the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church.
Knights of Columbus Benefit Dinner - April 26, 2012
Thank you to Fr. Maher, SJ and the Knights of Columbus Council #683 for hosting a benefit dinner on behalf of the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church.
Theology of the Body for Teens - April 2012
Fr. David Kuttner and Sr. Mary Eucharista spoke with teens and parents as they read and discussed Bl. John Paul II "Theology of the Body."
Total Consecration - "To Jesus, through Mary" - March 25, 2012
Sr. Paschalina Marie makes her Total Consecration.
Sodality Advancement Ceremony - March 23, 2012
St. Charles School Sodality members, under the guidance of Sr. Maria Consuela, advance as consecrated and professed members.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2012
The Sisters were invited to St. Patrick's Parish in Walla Walla as parishioners celebrated their patron's feast day!
St. Charles' 7-8th Grade Retreat - March 6, 2012
Sr. Mary Joanna gave a retreat on the spiritual life to the 7th and 8th graders at St. Charles School.
CMSWR - Formators' Workshop - March 2012
Mother Kathryn Joseph and Sr. Maria Consuela traveled to St. Louis to attend the formators' workshop given by the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious. They also had the opportunity to visit with the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George.
Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes - 2012
The Sisters were invited to sing at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes during the novena held in honor of Our Lady.
Go Zags! - February 2012
On February 9, the Sisters received tickets to attend the Gonzaga Univeristy vs. St. Mary's boys' basketball game. Gonzaga beat St. Mary's 73-59!
Catholicism Project: January - December 2012
The Sisters facilitate the first of ten episodes of Fr. Robert Barron's "Catholicism Project". This series will be facilitated on the last Tuesday of each month from January - December.
FOCUS Conference in Denver, CO - January 2011
FOCUS - Fellowship of Catholic University Students - Sr. Mary Eucharista and Sr. Mary Joanna had the opportunity of attending the 2011 FOCUS Conference and also visit St. Walburga's Abbey.
Consistory for the Creation of Cardinals in Rome - November 2010
Mother Kathryn Joseph and Sister Margarite Marie attended the consistory for Cardinal-designate Raymond L. Burke.
Catholic Family Conference in Kirkland, WA. - November 2010
Three of our Sisters attended the Catholic Family Conference this fall. The event was held at Holy Family Catholic Church in Kirkland, Washington. The Keynote speaker was Dr. Ray Guarendi, host of EWTN's "The Doctor Is In."
Bishop Cupich's Installation Mass - September 3, 2010
Second to last picture taken by Peter Tormey/Gonzaga University.
A visit with Sister Servants of the Lord and the Virgin Matara in Washington, DC - September 2009
Mother Kathryn Joseph and Sr. Marie Francine visit with the SSVM Sisters during CMSWR's Eucharistic Congress in DC.
Thank you and God bless you, Fr. Spitzer, SJ - August 2009
Fr. Spitzer is leaving Gonzaga University and relocating to California to further his work in the Magis Institute.
Vita Consecrata Institute - July 2009
Sisters spent four weeks at Christendom College receiving classes on Religious Life.
Latin Mass (EF) at Parishes in Spokane
Fr. Eugene Tracy, St. Charles Parish, Sunday Mass, Coach Mashburn's Funeral, Mgsr. Pearson, St. Thomas More Parish, Dan Pederson's Funeral
World Youth Day 2008
Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church were able to participate in World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia. Here are some photos from our trip!