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Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The leadership of the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, USA provinces recognize the need to support inclusive legislation and action at all levels and to stand against exclusion and racism. We call for comprehensive immigration reform. Recognizing this reform to be a long term process, we urge all of our members and collaborators to contact their US senators and representatives urging the immediate passage of DACA (Deferred Action for…

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LCWR Statement on the US-DPRK Crisis

The Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province support the following statement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. LCWR Statement on the US-DPRK Crisis This week, while tensions between the governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of Korea quickly escalated, approximately 650 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious meeting in Orlando, FL issued a public statement imploring President Donald J. Trump to engage in dialogue…

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The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi As we prepare to celebrate the feast of the Body of Christ, in the spirit of St. Marie of the Incarnation, we go round the world and bring to our prayer our sisters and brothers, the body of Christ, who are suffering persecution, poverty, violence.  We remember the homeless, the trafficked, and the lonely.  We pray for our benefactors who are so loyal in their…

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Obituary for Sr. Anne Curry, OSU

Sr. Anne Curry, OSU (Mary Luke) died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson on April 14, 2017. Born in the Bronx on April 10, 1924, the daughter of Anne and John Curry, Sister Anne was educated in the Bronx, the College of New Rochelle and Fordham University. She taught at schools in the Bronx: St. Jerome’s, St. Philip Neri as well as Mount St. Ursula. Sr. Anne also…

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Blessed Easter Greetings!

The Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province wish everyone a very blessed Easter!  Alleulia, He is Risen!

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Sr. Mary Ellen Smith, OSU Obituary

Sr. Mary Ellen Smith O.S.U. Ursuline Sister Mary Ellen Smith died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson on July 20, 2016. She was one of six children born to Simon Smith and Elizabeth McKillop in Fort Covington, NY. She was predeceased by her sister and 4 brothers. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy, Malone, NY, in 1945, and entered the Ursuline Novitiate a month later. After religious profession she studied at…

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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,…

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National Catholic Sisters Week – March 8 – 14, 2017

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Update from Sr. Sandy Wardell at St. Lucia in Natal, South Africa.

“Things are going very well here, we live on the edge of the wildlife reserve, and the hippos roam the neighborhood at night, I wake to the sounds of the guinea fowl or the cries of the bush babies.  It is an “insect enriched environment” with no screens on my windows I have no idea what I will find in my room at night.   The night is full of the sounds…

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A post-election message from the USA Roman Union Ursuline Leadership teams.

During this critical post-election time, the USA Roman Union Ursuline Leadership teams invite our sisters and collaborators to commit ourselves to engage in prayer

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