Ursuline Sisters Participate in “Families Belong Together” Rally on June 30th.

Demonstrators rallied across the USA on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Organizers say the gatherings provide a forum for people to protest the president’s broader push to limit legal and illegal immigration, from his controversial travel ban to his ending deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of legal immigrants. Sr. Alrie Giordano, Sr. Terry Eppridge and Sr. Jackie Da Silva marched in the “Families Belong Together” rally…

Statement of Support

As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the Roman Union Ursuline Leadership Teams and their members in the United States endorse LCWR’s statement, expressing disappointment in Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban: The Leadership Conference of Woman Religious is deeply troubled by the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of President Donald J. Trump v. State of Hawaii that challenged the legality of the Trump Administration’s…

2018 Jubilee Mass

On May 19, 2018, we held the annual Mass for Sisters who are celebrating Jubilees this year.  Sister Laurence Montgomery and Sr. Stephanie Nolan are celebrating 75 years.  Sister Jeanne Brennan, Sr. Ann Duggan and Sr. Alice Gallin are celebrating 70 years.  Sr. Martha Gleason and Sr. Anne Walsh are celebrating 60 years.  Sr. Jane Finnerty, Sr. Margaret Mary Kelleher and Sr. Sandy Wardell are celebrating their Golden Jubilee (50…

Obituary for Sr. Betty Ann Sommer, OSU

Sister Elizabeth Sommer, OSU, beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully May 26th, at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of Rose Mary Auert Sommer and John F Sommer. Sister Elizabeth, also known as Sister Veronica, entered the Ursuline Order in Beacon, NY in 1951 and professed her vows in January 1954. She spent much of her life as…

Obituary for Sr. Joanne Desmond, OSU

Ursuline Sister Joanne Desmond, OSU Wilmington – Ursuline Sister Joanne Desmond, OSU died peacefully on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  She was 93. A native Wilmingtonian, Sr. Joanne was the youngest of four daughters born to Irish immigrants John J. and Mary Toomey Desmond. After graduating from Ursuline Academy in 1943, she attended Immaculata College in Paoli, PA. for one year before entering the Ursuline Order in Beacon, NY in 1944. …

Sr. Marie Albert Walsh, OSU Obituary

  Sister Marie Albert Walsh, O.S.U. Sr.  Marie Albert Walsh, OSU (Claire Walsh), a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully on April 3 at Andrus on Hudson. Born in Yonkers, NY to Mary and Albert Walsh, she is predeceased by her brother Albert and her sister Mary Roslyn. A graduate of The College of New Rochelle, she received a Masters in English Literature from Fordham University. She was…

Sr. Mary Dowd, OSU Obituary

Please join us in prayer for Sr. Mary Dowd, OSU, formerly Sr. Mary of the Incarnation, who died peacefully on May 1, 2018. She was born in Holyoke, MA in 1928 to Clare and James J. Dowd. Sr. Mary is predeceased by her brothers James and John, and her sisters Ann Connolly and Clare Hayes.Sr. Mary graduated from the College of New Rochelle with Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, and…

Sr. Mary Miller, OSU Obituary

Sister Mary Miller, OSU died peacefully on Saturday, April 28th, at Andrus on Hudson, in Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born in Michigan City, IN, she was the daughter of Stella Johannigman Miller and Carl Miller. Sister Mary, also known as Sister Mary Alma, entered the Ursuline Order in Beacon, NY in 1954. She spent much of her life as a math teacher in secondary education at the Academy of Mt….