Stand Against Racism

Our hope for a better future lies in the rise of a deeper commitment to antiracist work by increasing numbers of individuals and groups engaged in consciousness-raising discussions examining white privilege, systemic racism, and racist practices which will lead to concrete actions for justice in solidarity with people of color. – Margaret Alandt, IHM and Pat McClucskey, IHM #StandAgainstRacism #CatholicSisters

Obituary for Sr. Monica Ste.Marie, OSU

  We sadly announce that Sr. Monica died on March 7, 2019. Her obituary is listed here. Sr. Monica Ste-Marie, 102, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully on March 8, 2019 at Andrus-on-Hudson. The former Marguerite Gladys Ste-Marie was born to Rosalba Laroche and Alphonse Ste-Marie in Malone, NY on January 19,1917. She entered the Ursulines on July 24,1934, shortly after graduating from St Joseph’s Academy in…

Obituary for Sr. Ann Duggan, OSU

NEW ROCHELLE, Sister Ann Duggan, OSU, also known as Mother Cornelius, beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully Jan. 28th at Andrus, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born in Orange NJ and raised in New York City, she was the daughter of Anna McKeon Duggan and Cornelius Duggan. Sister Ann entered the Ursuline Order in Beacon, NY in 1945 and professed her vows in January 1948. Sister Ann is predeceased…

Obituary for Sr. Jeanne Brennan, OSU

                                      (Photo of Sr. Jeanne Brennan with Mother Cecilia Wang, Prioress General of the Ursuline Sisters taken in 2018)   Sr. Jeanne Brennan, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully January 21, 2019 at Andrus-on-Hudson, Hastings, New York. Born Mary Louise to Ruth Provost and John Brennan in Stamford, CT…

Happy New Year!

We wish all of you a very blessed New Year! “In this light, I see What I see is Light itself. The Light is a single Word. I will not cut the diamond; the stone is too precious.” – Sr. Irene Mahoney, OSU (1921-2015)  Artwork by Sr. Anne Therese Dillen, OSU

Second Sunday of Advent

A voice of one crying out in the desert: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The winding roads shall be made straight, and the rough ways made smooth, and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.” Luke 3:1-6

Ursuline Sisters Public Statement: The DREAM Act of 2017.

URSULINE SISTERS OF THE ROMAN UNION,  UNITED STATES PROVINCES PUBLIC STATEMENT: THE DREAM ACT OF 2017 We, the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, United States Provinces, stand with our Catholic Bishops in support of the Dream Act of 2017 (S1615).  This past Sunday evening, October 8, the Trump Administration Immigration Policy priorities were issued.  We strongly reject these anti-immigrant, anti-human rights, anti-family provisions as basically immoral. These provisions propose the…

Obituary for Sr. Marcia Kimball, OSU

Sister Marcia Kimball died peacefully on June 8, 2016 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. A graduate of the College of New Rochelle, she entered the Ursulines in 1952, and made her first vows in 1958. She began her ministry as a teacher at Blessed Sacrament School in New Rochelle, and she went on to teach at the Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, DE; St. Angela’s School in the Bronx; and Ursuline Academy,…