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…

Sr. Alice Marie Giordano, OSU Selected as Outstanding Educator

Sr. Alice Marie Giordano, OSU Selected as Outstanding Educator

Congratulations to our Sister Alice Marie Giordano for being selected as an Outstanding Educator by the University of Chicago. Nominated by one of her former class of ’20 students from the Academy of Mount St. Ursula, Sr. Alrie continues to embody the charism of St. Angela, our foundress, in her guidance of her students. This above quote…

Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis – October 4th
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Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis – October 4th

Our community at St. Teresa’s celebrated the end of the Season of Creation and the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi yesterday, October 4th, with song, prayers and a planting. Outside the Iselin house an Ilex bush and lovely mums were planted and will be a symbol for our commitment to care for our common…

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Sr. Joanne Desmond, OSU Celebrates her 70th Jubilee!

Sr. Joanne Desmond, OSU, formerly known as Mother Mary Kevin, graduated as class president from the Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, DE, and attended Immaculata College before entering the Ursuline Order in 1947.  Sister Joanne graduated from the College of New Rochelle with a B.A. in History, and also holds an M.A. in Musicology from the Catholic…

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The Heart Cave

Stephanie Nolan, O.S.U.   I must remember to go down to the heart cave And sweep it clean, make it warm, with fire on the hearth And candles in their niches The pictures on the walls glowing with quiet lights   I must remember to go down to the heart cave And make the bed…