Backlit with Joy is the new vocation blog of the four U.S. provinces of the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union. Sr. Elisa Ryan and Sr. Jean Hopman, vocation co-directors, invite you to visit them here to experience Godâ€™s presence through the joyful spirit of the Ursuline Sisters.
Congratulations to Sr. Ann Duggan, Sr. Jeanne Brennan, Sr. Martha Gleason and Sr. Anne Walsh who celebrated their 70th and 60th jubilees on January 16th. The Ursuline Sisters have been blessed by the gift of their vocation and ministries throughout the years!
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; and Sister Patricia Schifini, OSU – Councilor. The new team will take office July 1, 2020. (pictured left to right -Sr. Brenda Buckley, OSU; Sr. Maureen Welch, OSU; Sr….
To day we celebrate the 482nd anniversary of the Foundation of the Ursuline Order. On this day St. Angela Merici gathered with 28 of her companions and after attending Mass they signed their names in the Book of the Company. Happy Anniversary to all those who claim Angela as their foundress!
Sr. Bernadette Mackay, OSU was recognized in December for 25 years of devoted service to the Orlando Diocese as Director of the Mission Office. Congratulations to Sr. Bernie!
Sr. Maureen Welch, OSU, is in the midst of her immersion experience in Thailand and Cambodia en route to the Enlarged General Meeting in North Sydney, Australia next week. This is an update on her travels to Cambodia. “Today we not only visited but travelled the roads and bridges our “Roads to Learning” funds helped…