Ursuline Sisters Attend Lifeway Network Event

On May 9, 2019, Ursuline sisters-Sr. Jane Finnerty, Sr. Eileen Finnerty, Sr. Mary Alice Duggan, Sr. Maureen McCarthy, Sr Pascal Conforti, Sr. Jackie DaSilva, and Sr. Alice Marie Giordano attended Lifeway Network’s Event towards Life. Here are some pictures. Sr. Joan Dawber , Founder and Director, presented the 2019 Freedom Award to Lauren Hersh, “Director of World Without Exploitation”, an organization that fights against human trafficking and all sexual exploitation….

April 30th – Feast Day of Saint Marie of the Incarnation, OSU

Happy Feast Day! Today, April 30th, is the Feast Day of the Saint Marie of the Incarnation, an Ursuline Sister who was born in Tours, France in the 16th century. God’s graces inspired her to go beyond her borders of the French Ursuline monastery and venture forth to Canada, New France in 1639 to educate the young Indian and French-Canadian girls. She respected their culture and customs and attained mastery…

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

Feast Day of St. Angela Merici is January 27th

St. Angela Merici’s story… The Ursuline Sisters (aka “The Ursulines”) were founded by St. Angela Merici in Brescia, Italy in 1535. St. Angela’s vision offered a new kind of religious life for women to dedicate their lives to God and to the service of others while living among the people. This new company of women, placed by Angela Merici under the special patronage of St. Ursula, spread throughout Europe and…

December 12th Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe – Guadalupe, Mexico (1531) Patroness of the Americas Feast Day in the USA – December 12th Click on the link below to read the story. //www.catholic.org/about/guadalupe.php Here are some photos of staff at the Ursuline Province Center in New Rochelle, NY dressed up in celebration of this special day!

A Reflective Journey for Thanksgiving by Sr. Maryellen Keefe, OSU

“Adoration is the highest form of prayer.” How does one get there? Try Via Gratias, at the junction of Memory Lane. Down this path encounter great discoveries. Go back in time. First memories? Being loved, cared for, clothed, fed… Having fun, with playmates, cousins, friends… Learning to read, write, pray…       Awakening to a larger world than family, friends Realizing enormity of pain, destruction, war, poverty, disease, tsunami, 9/11……

The Ursuline Sisters Honored by the Archdiocese of New York

The Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union were honored by the Catholic Schools office in the Archdiocese of New York on Friday, October 19th at St. Frances de Chantal Church in the Bronx. Honoring @UrsulineSisters of the Roman Union for their service to #CatholicEducation in the @NY_Arch at our Annual Fall Principals’ Mass #ThankYou #FaithBased #FutureForward Sr. Jane Finnerty, Provincial, is accepting the honor on behalf of the Ursuline Sisters in the photo on the…

St. Ursula Feast Day is Sunday, October 21st.

St. Ursula pray for us Ursuline Sisters across the globe celebrate the Feast of Saint Ursula on the 21st of October each year. Ursula was one of the early saints who inspired Saint Angela Merici as she was discerning the founding of her Company in 1535. The Legend of Saint Ursula According to legend St. Ursula was the daughter of a 5th Century Christian King in Britain. She was a…