Final event caps yearlong Ursuline chapel centennial

The portrait titled “The Immaculate Conception,” after which the Ursuline Sisters and the chapel are named, is the work of Bruno Alberts. Below the painting is the altar of repose where the Blessed Sacrament is kept in the tabernacle. The Ursuline Chapel of the Immaculate Conception will celebrate its centennial in 2017.

A portrait titled “The Immaculate Conception,” after which the Ursuline Sisters and the chapel are named, adorns The Ursuline Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, which is celebrating its centennial in 2017.

Record Staff Report

The Ursuline Sisters of Louisville will mark the final event in a yearlong centennial celebration of the Motherhouse Chapel with a Mass on Dec. 8, the feast of the Immaculate Conception.

The Ursuline Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, the chapel’s formal name, was dedicated on Dec. 8 in 1917.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and Mass will begin at 7 p.m. The evening liturgy will be celebrated by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz.

Music will be provided by the Our Lady of Lourdes Choir. The chapel is located on the Ursuline campus, 3115 Lexington Road.

Handicap parking will be available. The Mass will be livestreamed on the sisters’ Facebook page.

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