Events And Happenings

You may view past articles of interest as displayed below ordered by date.

Ursuline Sisters Elect Leadership Team for 2020-25 Term

The Ursuline Sisters are happy to announce the election of their Leadership Team 2020-2025. Sister Maureen Welch, OSU – Provincial Sister Brenda Buckley, OSU – Councilor Sister Patricia Schifini, OSU – Councilor The new team will take office July 1, 2020. (pictured left to right – Sr. Patricia Schifini, OSU; Sr. Maureen Welch, OSU; Sr. Brenda Buckley, OSU)

Posted in Events and Happenings | Comments Off on Ursuline Sisters Elect Leadership Team for 2020-25 Term

#ThankYouWednesday

Today in honor of #ThankYouWednesday we would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of our donors not only for donating on #GivingTuesday but also for giving always. Your donations to us and our ministries are very meaningful to our life’s work. Please know we always keep you in our prayers. Gratefully, Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province

Posted in Events and Happenings | Comments Off on #ThankYouWednesday

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday December 3rd, for the first time – the Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province are participating in Giving Tuesday – a global giving movement that celebrates generosity and giving. #GivingTuesday gifts can be made any time between today and tomorrow. Join in support of the Ursuline Sisters by clicking this link and filling out the information requested: #GivingTuesday You can reach the same page by copying and pasting this…

Posted in Events and Happenings | Comments Off on #GivingTuesday

Sister Susan Flood Elected Prioress General of the Ursulines of the Roman Union

Sister Susan Flood of the Province of Australia was elected Prioress General of the Ursulines of the Roman Union. Please pray for her as she takes up her responsibilities.

Posted in Events and Happenings | Comments Off on Sister Susan Flood Elected Prioress General of the Ursulines of the Roman Union

The Ursuline Sisters Honored by the Archdiocese of New York

The Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union were honored by the Catholic Schools office in the Archdiocese of New York on Friday, October 19th at St. Frances de Chantal Church in the Bronx. Honoring @UrsulineSisters of the Roman Union for their service to #CatholicEducation in the @NY_Arch at our Annual Fall Principals’ Mass #ThankYou #FaithBased #FutureForward Sr. Jane Finnerty, Provincial, is accepting the honor on behalf of the Ursuline Sisters in the photo on the…

Posted in Events and Happenings | Comments Off on The Ursuline Sisters Honored by the Archdiocese of New York

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, Sr. Terry Eppridge and Sr. Jackie Da Silva marched in the “Families Belong Together” rally…

Posted in Events and Happenings, Home, Reflections | Comments Off on Ursuline Sisters Participate in “Families Belong Together” Rally on June 30th.

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 Donald J. Trump v. State of Hawaii that challenged the legality of the Trump Administration’s…

Posted in Events and Happenings, Home | Comments Off on Statement of Support

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 hand, I slip behind a wall of time to walk with a young couple on…

Posted in Events and Happenings, Home, Reflections | Comments Off on Advent Reflection

November 25th is the 482 Anniversary of the Foundation of the Ursuline Order!

To day we celebrate the 482nd anniversary of the Foundation of the Ursuline Order. On this day St. Angela Merici gathered with 28 of her companions and after attending Mass they signed their names in the Book of the Company. Happy Anniversary to all those who claim Angela as their foundress!

Posted in Events and Happenings, Home, Reflections | Comments Off on November 25th is the 482 Anniversary of the Foundation of the Ursuline Order!

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 receives from the Ursuline Sisters in France. The day also included time for reflection, networking…

Posted in Events and Happenings, Home, Reflections | Comments Off on Ursulines attend “Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si” Conference