St. Catharine College Announces Closure at end of July

SCCST. CATHARINE, KY – After numerous meetings of the St. Catharine College Board of Trustees, chairman John Turner announced at a campus-wide faculty and staff meeting on Wednesday, June 1, that the College would be closing as of July 31.

“It is with great sadness that I announce today, after exploring all possible options, the Board of Trustees has determined the challenges facing St. Catharine College are insurmountable and we will be closing the college at the end of July,” Turner said. Continue reading →

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St. Catharine College Inauguration

scc-new-presFriday, October 23, was a momentous, historic day for St. Catharine College, Kentucky, when Dr. Cindy Gnadinger was inaugurated as its eighth President. The day began with a formal liturgy in St. Catharine Hall and included an academic procession of faculty, board of trustee members, and the members of the Congregation, Dominican Sisters of Peace Pat Twohill (Prioress), OP; Gemma Doll (Leadership Team), OP; and Anne Lythgoe (Leadership Team), OP. The Inaugural Mass celebrant was Fr. Joseph Fowler, a life-long family friend of Dr. Gnadinger. Her parents, spouse, three sons and several other family members were also in attendance. Sr. Pat proclaimed the Gospel and preached based on the first reading addressing wisdom (Proverb 4:7-13). A beautiful rendition of “For the Beauty of the Earth” was sung by the campus a capella group Patriot Keys. Continue reading →

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