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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…

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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…

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Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The leadership of the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, USA provinces recognize the need to support inclusive legislation and action at all levels and to stand against exclusion and racism. We call for comprehensive immigration reform. Recognizing this reform to be a long term process, we urge all of our members and collaborators to…

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LCWR Statement on the US-DPRK Crisis

The Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province support the following statement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. LCWR Statement on the US-DPRK Crisis This week, while tensions between the governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of Korea quickly escalated, approximately 650 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious meeting in…

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The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi As we prepare to celebrate the feast of the Body of Christ, in the spirit of St. Marie of the Incarnation, we go round the world and bring to our prayer our sisters and brothers, the body of Christ, who are suffering persecution, poverty, violence.  We remember the homeless, the…

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Easter Reflection…

Margaret Mary Kelleher, O.S.U.  “We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection, through whom we are saved and delivered.” These are the words of the Entrance Antiphon of the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. Lent comes to an end and…