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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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Feast of St. Ursula, October 21st

Today is the feast day of St. Ursula! What is the meaning of St. Ursula today? Assuming that you know the legend of St. Ursula these are some thoughts about how she is relevant today. As a role model and courageous leader in the 5th century, St. Ursula stood up to her captors and was…

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April 30th – Feast Day of Saint Marie of the Incarnation, OSU

Happy Feast Day! Today, April 30th, is the Feast Day of the Saint Marie of the Incarnation, an Ursuline Sister who was born in Tours, France in the 16th century. God’s graces inspired her to go beyond her borders of the French Ursuline monastery and venture forth to Canada, New France in 1639 to educate…

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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…

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Feast Day of St. Angela Merici is January 27th

St. Angela Merici’s story… The Ursuline Sisters (aka “The Ursulines”) were founded by St. Angela Merici in Brescia, Italy in 1535. St. Angela’s vision offered a new kind of religious life for women to dedicate their lives to God and to the service of others while living among the people. This new company of women,…

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