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Action Plan for Laudato Si

This 10 minute video outlines an action plan for the Laudato Si. It’s a great resource to learn how you may individually make a difference created by our JPIC (Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation) Team. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWmnDxWvd-0&list=WL&index=5 If you would like to take the Laudato Si’ Pledge visit this link.

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Contemplating Our Path

April 2, 2021 We are Easter People, and Alleluia is our Song Noli MeTangere    Fra Angelico   (c 1442) In these Easter days we are invited to sit with Mary and her women companions at the tomb. In Mark’s gospel we are told that Mary of Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome,…

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Happy St. Joseph’s Day!

Happy St. Joseph’s Day! On this day we’d like to share this unique artwork from our Ursuline Sisters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan as it depicts the fatherly love St. Joseph shows to his fostered son, our Lord, Jesus. It’s such a warm, loving embrace both from Jesus and St. Joseph. In it we are reminded how…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today we celebrate the Feast day of St. Patrick. Some fun traditions include wearing green and eating corn beef and cabbage. Some of us celebrate by saying St. Patrick’s “Breastplate” prayer or by attending mass for this 4th century missionary who was able to bring Christianity to a great many people…

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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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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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