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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…

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Heartbeats November 2020

Heartbeats is a publication distributed monthly by the Roman Union Ursulines in the United States. Click here for the current newsletter: Heartbeats Newsletter November 2020 .

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Feast of St. Ursula, October 21st

St. Ursula was one of the favorite heroes in the early days of Christianity.  She is part of the saintly legends, favored by the simple and uneducated peasants of the early period time when few could read, and stories were told and retold. When we examine the history or lack thereof of Ursula, we ask…

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Heartbeats

Heartbeats is a publication distributed monthly by the Roman Union Ursulines in the United States. Heartbeats October 2020

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Statement of the Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province regarding the closure of Catholic Schools

New Rochelle, NY – We, the Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province, stand in solidarity and prayer with the students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and parish personnel of the twenty Catholic schools that will be closing throughout the New York Archdiocese. The news of these closures is devastating to all. These schools have been a…

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Statement of Roman Union Ursulines of the United States Regarding the Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

The video of the police brutality against George Floyd brings to focus again the reality that, as a nation, we have the urgent task of seeking justice and equality for the people of color in America. As Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union of the United States, we urge lawmakers to address systemic, race-based injustice….

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“Insieme” (“Together”)

We would like to share with you this Insieme link. This link includes 101 Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union from 25 countries gathered to form a choral group to sing the song “Insieme” (“Together”). We need to all come together in unity. Enjoy this sentiment with the Ursuline Sisters from across the world.  

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Feast of St. Marie of the Incarnation – April 30th

” Land of Mists” is a reflection by Sr. Martha Counihan, OSU,a Sister who celebrated her 50th Jubilee of commitment to the Ursuline Community at the onset of the Coronavirus Pandemic. As we celebrate the April 30th feast day of St. Marie of the Incarnation, I think back about a child’s book that my Ursuline…

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Happy Feast of St. Angela Merici – January 27th

Happy Feast of St. Angela Merici! This year in honor of St. Angela we are designating it a reason to celebrate friendship. Don’t you love a reason to celebrate friendship? This year for our foundress, St. Angela Merici, (feast day, January 27th) we are calling on our alumnae to create a tradition to get together….

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Feast of the Founding of our Company of St. Ursula – November 25th

Today is the Feast of the Founding of our Company of St. Ursula. On this anniversary we are fortunate to share a message spoken by our Holy Father, Pope Francis, regarding our theme, “A global community moving into new life.” During a papal audience with us last month, he emphasized that it is possible to…

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