Obituary for Sr. Anne Walsh, OSU

Sr. Anne Walsh, a beloved member of the Ursuline Community, died peacefully July 19, 2019 at Andrus -on-Hudson, Hastings New York. Sr. Anne was born to Margaret O’Hanley and John J Walsh in Newport RI on May 2, 1933. She was the youngest of 10 children and was predeceased by all. She entered the Ursulines in 1955 and was professed in 1958. Sr. Anne graduated from the College of New…

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

December 12th Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe – Guadalupe, Mexico (1531) Patroness of the Americas Feast Day in the USA – December 12th Click on the link below to read the story. //www.catholic.org/about/guadalupe.php Here are some photos of staff at the Ursuline Province Center in New Rochelle, NY dressed up in celebration of this special day!

Ursuline Sisters Participate in “Families Belong Together” Rally on June 30th.

Demonstrators rallied across the USA on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Organizers say the gatherings provide a forum for people to protest the president’s broader push to limit legal and illegal immigration, from his controversial travel ban to his ending deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of legal immigrants. Sr. Alrie Giordano, Sr. Terry Eppridge and Sr. Jackie Da Silva marched in the “Families Belong Together” rally…

Advent Reflection

Miriam Cleary, O.S.U. (As you may know, Sr. Miriam Cleary died on November 23rd.  She wrote this beautiful Advent Reflection just two years ago.  We are blessed to read it again.) “With Bible in hand I slip behind a wall of time to walk with the women on the way to the tomb.” With Bible in hand, I slip behind a wall of time to walk with a young couple on…

Ursulines attend “Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si” Conference

Sr. Mary Sullivan, Sr. Dee Yanshak, Sr. Carole Marie Keaney, Sr. Alice Marie Giordano and Sr. Jackie DaSilva attended this conference on October 25, 2017 at the Mariandale Center in Ossining, NY. The keynote speaker was Rev. Terrence J. Moran. There was a panel discussion and an activist from Paris spoke about the support she receives from the Ursuline Sisters in France. The day also included time for reflection, networking…

Ursuline Sisters Public Statement: The DREAM Act of 2017.

URSULINE SISTERS OF THE ROMAN UNION,  UNITED STATES PROVINCES PUBLIC STATEMENT: THE DREAM ACT OF 2017 We, the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, United States Provinces, stand with our Catholic Bishops in support of the Dream Act of 2017 (S1615).  This past Sunday evening, October 8, the Trump Administration Immigration Policy priorities were issued.  We strongly reject these anti-immigrant, anti-human rights, anti-family provisions as basically immoral. These provisions propose the…