Ursuline Sisters are participating in #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign

Contribute online or by sending a check addressed to: Ursuline Provincialate 1338 North Ave New Rochelle, NY 10801 #GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020 Created as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19,  #GivingTuesdayNow is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together…

Obituary of Sr. Mary Boyan, OSU

Sr. Mary Boyan OSU, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, passed away peacefully May 1,2020 at Andrus-on-Hudson, Hastings, NY. Sr. Mary was born to Ann O’Brien and James Boyan in New Rochelle NY in 1925. Her parents and her brother Jim predeceased her.  Along with her Ursuline sisters, she is survived by her sister-in-law, Maureen Boyan, her nieces, Tara Gallagher, Darcy Bonaviso, Maura Toglia, Sheila Rogers and their families….

Obituary of Alice Bouchard, OSU

  Sr. Alice Bouchard, OSU, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, passed away peacefully on April 30,2020 at Andrus-on-Hudson, Hastings, NY. Sr. Alice was born in Esmond, RI to Alice Bottomley and Joseph Bouchard in 1926. Her parents and her brothers, Edward and Joseph predeceased her. Sr. Alice, formerly known as Mother Joseph Marie, entered the Ursuline novitiate shortly after graduating from the College of New Rochelle in 1947. …

Feast of St. Marie of the Incarnation – April 30th

” Land of Mists” is a reflection by Sr. Martha Counihan, OSU,a Sister who celebrated her 50th Jubilee of commitment to the Ursuline Community at the onset of the Coronavirus Pandemic. As we celebrate the April 30th feast day of St. Marie of the Incarnation, I think back about a child’s book that my Ursuline great aunt sent me about Marie when I was about five. The lovely illustrations and…

Obituary of Sr. Mary Jane Robertshaw, OSU

We are very sad to announce the passing of, Sr. Mary Jane Robertshaw, OSU. Sr. Mary Jane was beloved member of the Ursuline community and died peacefully on April 21, 2020 at Andrus -on-Hudson, NY. She was born in Greensburg, PA to Marie and Clarence Robertshaw in 1929. She entered the Ursulines shortly after graduating from The College of New Rochelle in 1951. Sr Mary Jane’s accomplishments span decades at…

Obituary for Sr. Maria Rosa Deiso, OSU

We are very sad to announce the passing of our beloved Sr. Maria Rosa Deiso, OSU.  May she rest in peace. Sr. Maria Rosa’s Obituary follows: NEW ROCHELLE, Sister Maria Rosa Deiso, OSU, beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully April 10, 2020 at Andrus, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born and raised in Mt. Vernon, NY, she was the daughter of Anna Sordillo Deiso and Anthony Deiso. Predeceased by…

Obituary for Sr. Regina Gagnier, OSU

Sr. Regina Gagnier, Mother Stanislaus, beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully at Andrus-on-Hudson on March 17. Beloved daughter of Jeannette Patenaude Gagnier and Edgar Gagnier, Sister was born in Churubusco, NY one of eight siblings. She is predeceased by brothers, James, Hubert, Gerard and Edward, and sisters, Annette, Albertine and Evelyn. She is survived by several loving nephews and nieces. Sister held a B.S. degree from the Catholic…

Ursuline Sisters Elect Leadership Team for 2020-25 Term

The Ursuline Sisters are happy to announce the election of their Leadership Team 2020-2025. Sister Maureen Welch, OSU – Provincial Sister Brenda Buckley, OSU – Councilor Sister Patricia Schifini, OSU – Councilor The new team will take office July 1, 2020. (pictured left to right – Sr. Patricia Schifini, OSU; Sr. Maureen Welch, OSU; Sr. Brenda Buckley, OSU)