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

Obituary for Sr. Marian Bohen, OSU

Sr. Marian Bohen, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully on December 9, 2018 at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings, NY. Sr. Marian was born Sarah Frances to Marion and Mark Bohen, in Minneapolis, MN in 1930. Sr. Marian graduated from the College of New Rochelle in 1954. Sr. Marian undertook study at Regina Mundi in Rome and earned a Ph.D. in Religious Education at the Catholic University of…

First Sunday of Advent

The days are coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and Judah. In those days, in that time, I will raise up for David a just shoot ; he shall do what is right and just in the land. In those days Judah shall be safe and Jerusalem shall dwell secure; this is what they shall call her: “The LORD…

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…

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…