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Happy New Year!

We wish all of you a very blessed New Year! “In this light, I see What I see is Light itself. The Light is a single Word. I will not cut the diamond; the stone is too precious.” – Sr. Irene Mahoney, OSU (1921-2015)  Artwork by Sr. Anne Therese Dillen, OSU

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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!

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Second Sunday of Advent

A voice of one crying out in the desert: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The winding roads shall be made straight, and the rough ways made smooth, and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.”…

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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,…

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Statement of Support

As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the Roman Union Ursuline Leadership Teams and their members in the United States endorse LCWR’s statement, expressing disappointment in Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban: The Leadership Conference of Woman Religious is deeply troubled by the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of President…

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Christmas Greetings!

Christmas, 2017   Dear Friends of the Ursuline Sisters, Each Christmas, we remember that moment when God “came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes might not remain in darkness.” (John 12:46) When we turn towards Jesus, as Mary and Joseph did on that first Christmas, God’s light is reflected within us….

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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…