Obituary for Sr. Martha Gleason, OSU
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Obituary for Sr. Martha Gleason, OSU

Sister Martha Gleason, OSU, 84, died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, February 1, 2021. Sister Martha, known in religion as Veronica, was born in Boston, MA, the seventh child of Mary and Clarence Gleason.  Martha attended Ursuline Academy, Boston, the College of New Rochelle, the Catholic University of America, and the Weston…

Statement of the Roman Union Ursuline Sisters of the United States
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Statement of the Roman Union Ursuline Sisters of the United States

The Roman Union Ursuline Sisters of the United States, called to be artisans of peace, unite in prayer for all the people of our nation.  We watched with horror at the lawless events unfolding in our nation’s Capitol on Wednesday and we are deeply concerned for the future of our democracy. Today we add our…

Obituary of Sr. Elizabeth (Beth) Dowd, OSU
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Obituary of Sr. Elizabeth (Beth) Dowd, OSU

Sr. Elizabeth (Beth) Dowd, OSU, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully on December 11, 2020. She was a resident of United Hebrew Center in New Rochelle. Born in Holyoke, MA in 1934 to Clare and James Dowd, Sr. Beth entered the Ursuline Novitiate in 1956 and professed first vows in 1959. Sr….

Heartbeats Advent 2020
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Heartbeats Advent 2020

The monthly publication distributed by the Roman Union Ursulines in the United States called Heartbeats is producing a newsletter each week for Advent. Weekly newsletters will be added to this post. Visit each week to see the new publication. Click on the links below to view each week’s newsletter: Heartbeats-First Week Advent 2020 Heartbeats Week…

Ursulines Partake in 2nd Annual #GivingTuesday
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Ursulines Partake in 2nd Annual #GivingTuesday

On #GivingTuesday , December 1st, the Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province, USA will be participating for the second year. For those of you who don’t know, it is a global giving movement that celebrates generosity and giving. #GivingTuesday gifts can be made at any time beginning today. Join us to continue our Global Mission…

Mass of Remembrance
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Mass of Remembrance

As a result of exposure to the Coronavirus, the sisters at 1338 North Avenue are now in quarantine. Unfortunately, the Mass of Remembrance for the deceased Ursulines and Associates originally scheduled for this Saturday, December 12, 2020 will have to also be postponed. This is to conform to safety and quarantine protocols. Further information about the…