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

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……