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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy Sr. Geraldine Kennedy

Sr. Geraldine Kennedy, OSU, (aka M. Evangelist) died peacefully, November 26th, 2022 at the United Hebrew of New Rochelle. Born in New York, October 11, 1941, she was the daughter of Margaret and William Kennedy. Geraldine attended the Academy of Mt. St. Ursula for her Elementary and Secondary education. She graduated from Trinity College in…

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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy of Sr. Ellie Shea, OSU

Sr. Elinor Shea, OSU, (a.k.a. Mother Mary Berchmans) a member of the Ursuline community, died peacefully, at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, November 13, 2022. Sr. “Ellie”, as she was known to many, was born in Adams, MA to Frances and Edwin Shea June 16,1928. Sr. Elinor entered the Ursuline Community in 1954 and…

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National Vocation Awareness Week

From November 6-12 – the second week in November we celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week. Did you know there are more than 700 religious institutes and societies of apostolic life at work in the United States? That women religious outnumber men religious by more than three to one? That nearly three-fourths of those currently in…

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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy Information for Sr. Bridget Puzon, OSU

Sr. Bridget Puzon, OSU, a beloved member of the Ursuline community, died peacefully September 21, 2022 at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born August 4, 1931 in New York City, Sr. Bridget graduated from the College of New Rochelle in 1957. She went on to earn additional degrees in English: an MA from Boston College,…

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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy of Sr. Frances Lyle, OSU

Sister Frances Lyle, OSU (aka Mary Carmel), died peacefully at the United Hebrew Home of New Rochelle, May 10th, 2022. Sr. Frances was born on July 12, 1924, in Bridgeport, Ct. She was the daughter of Sarah McNiff Lyle and Henry F. Lyle. She attended Central High School in Bridgeport, the College of New Rochelle,…

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Holocaust Remembrance Day we spoke with our own Sister Martha Counihan, OSU, author of Jetta’s Story. It is a true story of a Holocaust survivor named Jetta, who is still alive. An intriguing book about Jetta and how the Ursuline Sisters helped these refugees, much like our Sisters in Poland are helping Ukrainian refugees….

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Jubilee Celebration

 We congratulate all Jubilarians who we celebrated on April 23, 2022. “There will be no other sign that you are in the grace of the Lord than that you love one another and are united together.”  – St. Angela Merici, 10th Legacy Click on the white arrow in the center of the video to play…

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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy of Sr. Maryellen Keefe, OSU

Sr. Maryellen Keefe, OSU (aka Sr. St. Martin) of the Bronx, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY after a long illness. Maryellen was born June 28, 1936, in New York, the daughter of Mary Horan and Martin Keefe. She was a graduate of the Academy of Mt….

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2022 Jubilarians

In Memoriam

Voices of Angela

The Voices of Angela allows you to journey directly with the Ursuline Sisters through their own words and pictures.

Sr. Pat Schifini, OSU
Sr. Anne Therese Dillen, OSU
Sr Jeannie Humphries, OSU

Sr. Jean Humphries, OSU

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