The Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province are religious women in an international community who follow the vision and charism of our foundress, St. Angela Merici. We commit ourselves to the love of God and others through traditional and new ministries, solidarity with the poor, pursuit of justice, collaboration with the laity, and commitment to the Laudato Si’ platform.
Recent Events and Happenings
The Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province are part of an international family of Ursulines known as the
Ursulines of the Roman Union
Watch our Mass of Thanksgiving in celebration of you, our loyal friends, and Partners in the Mission.
Our Annual Report is an opportunity for us to appreciate our donors and provide a yearly financial overview.
In 2023 we celebrate the jubilees of two of our sisters who have ministered to God’s people a total of 140 years. Throughout their years of commitment to Ursuline life and ministries, these daughters of Angela have made a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals.
Obituaries & Funeral Liturgies
Sister Stephanie Nolan, OSU (aka Mother Stephen), died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, on September 19th, 2023.
Sister Bernadette Hannaway, OSU (aka Catherine Bernadette), died peacefully on August 12, 2023, at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born in New York in 1935, she was the daughter of Mary Callaghan and John Hannaway.
Sister Carol Ann Holder, OSU (aka Joan), a member of the Ursulines of the Roman Union, died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY, on August 4, 2023. Born in New York on January 5, 1928, she was the daughter of Mary A. and George B. Holder.
“I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26