Voices of Angela

The Voices of Angela allows you to journey directly with the Ursuline Sisters through their own words and pictures. Click on the photos below to begin the journey.


Christmas Greetings!

Christmas, 2017   Dear Friends of the Ursuline Sisters, Each Christmas, we remember that moment when God “came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes might not remain in darkness.” (John 12:46) When we turn towards Jesus, as Mary and Joseph did on that first Christmas, God’s light is reflected within us. Together, let us ask God to illuminate the darkness of this world. May God’s light…

Advent Reflection

Miriam Cleary, O.S.U. (As you may know, Sr. Miriam Cleary died on November 23rd.  She wrote this beautiful Advent Reflection just two years ago.  We are blessed to read it again.) “With Bible in hand I slip behind a wall of time to walk with the women on the way to the tomb.” With Bible in hand, I slip behind a wall of time to walk with a young couple on…

Sr. Miriam Cleary, OSU died on November 23, 2017

Sr. Miriam Clearly, formerly known as Mother Ancilla, died on November 23, 2017 at Andrus-on-Hudson, Hastings, NY where she had lived since 2016. Miriam was born in New Rochelle to Mary Helen Ball and Harold J. Cleary in 1925. She graduated from The Ursuline School, and then from The College of New Rochelle with a BA in Math. She went on to get an MS in Math at Fordham University….

Ursulines attend “Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si” Conference

Sr. Mary Sullivan, Sr. Dee Yanshak, Sr. Carole Marie Keaney, Sr. Alice Marie Giordano and Sr. Jackie DaSilva attended this conference on October 25, 2017 at the Mariandale Center in Ossining, NY. The keynote speaker was Rev. Terrence J. Moran. There was a panel discussion and an activist from Paris spoke about the support she receives from the Ursuline Sisters in France. The day also included time for reflection, networking…