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A view from the Cathedrale Notre-Dame in Le Puy, France -- home to the roots of the University's founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

A view from the Notre Dame Cathedral in Le Puy, France -- home to the roots of the University's founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

From L.A. to Le Puy

At some point, we all wonder where we came from and what our roots can tell us about who we are. At Mount Saint Mary’s University, we’re fortunate: We know our origin story. It began 367 years ago in France’s Rhone Valley, in the village of Le Puy, where the Sisters of St. Joseph were founded.

To help us reconnect with our heritage, and to pass the sisters’ charism down to new generations, the Mount's CSJ Institute has created an ongoing series of Le Puy pilgrimages. This summer, the latest group of faculty, staff, alums, sisters and friends of the school set off to follow in our founders’ footsteps. 

Read about their experience in the fall/winter 2017 issue of Mount Magazine:
"From L.A. to Le Puy: Journey to the Start"

 

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