Ursuline Sisters celebrate jubilees

Record Staff Report
Seven Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph who have ministered in the Archdiocese of Louisville are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

70 years

Sister Marie Goretti Browning, a native of Calvary, Ky., served as an educator in Kentucky and Missouri. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she taught at St. Bartholomew School and was principal of St. Leonard School. She also served as pastoral associate in the Diocese of Owensboro. She served in various roles at the Motherhouse in Maple Mount, Ky., including assistant superior from 1980 to 1984. From 1988 to 1994 she served as director of the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. She is currently active in the Powerhouse of Prayer ministry.

Sister Elaine Burke, a native of Louisville, ministered in Kentucky, Nebraska and New Mexico. In Kentucky she served as teacher, principal, organist and choir director at St. Paul School from 1957 to 1964. She also taught and served as principal of Holy Trinity School in Fredericktown, Ky. She was director of religious education and parish minister at St. Martin of Tours Church in Flaherty, Ky., from 1980 to 1983. She currently serves in a variety of ministries at the Motherhouse and volunteers at the Owensboro RiverPark Center, which she has done since 1992.

Sister Marie Carol Cecil, a native of Howardstown, Ky., served as an educator for 45 years in Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska. In Kentucky she taught at St. Paul and St. James schools in Louisville. Sister Cecil also taught at St. Joseph School in Raywick, Ky., and in the Diocese of Owensboro. She is now active in the Powerhouse of Prayer at the Motherhouse in Maple Mount.

Sister Amanda Rose Mahoney, a native of Louisville, ministered in Kentucky and Missouri. In Kentucky she served in outreach to the elderly at St. Ignatius Retirement Center and St. Boniface Retirement Center, between 1975 and 1982. She also served the elderly in Louisville from 1988 to 2016. Sister Mahoney taught at Holy Trinity School in Fredericktown from 1970 to 1975. She also ministered in the Diocese of Owensboro. She is now active in the Powerhouse of Prayer.

Sister Alfreda Malone, a native of Marion County, Ky., taught at St. Bartholomew School from 1952 to 1955 and was administrative assistant to J.C. Malone Associates employment agency in Louisville from 1990 to 2004. She ministered to her family and others in the Hodgenville area from 2004 to 2009. She also ministered in the Diocese of Owensboro and in New Mexico. Sister Malone is retired and assists the Ursuline Sisters in Saint Joseph Villa at the Motherhouse.

60 years

Sister Anne Michelle Mudd, a native of Peonia, Ky., served as a teacher in Kentucky and Nebraska. She taught in the public school system in Flaherty, Ky., as well as in schools in the Diocese of Owensboro. Sister Anne Mudd is currently the religion teacher at St. Paul School in Leitchfield, Ky., where she has served since 1997.

40 years

Sister Michele Ann Intravia, a native of St. Louis, has served at Catholic Charities Sister Visitor Center in Louisville since 2005, first as a caseworker, then as director since 2011. Sister Intravia also served as an educator in Kentucky and Missouri. She also served as assistant local community life coordinator at Maple Mount From 2002 to 2003. She ministered at the Casa Ursulina in Chile from 2003 to 2005.

Congratulatory messages for the jubilarians may be sent to Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, Ky., 42356.

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