Author: Sister Mary McCormick

Ice & Snow Bless the Lord

One of the Old Testament Canticles that is regularly part of the Liturgy of the Hours is Daniel 3:57-88.  In this Canticle we pray:  “All you winds, bless the Lord.  Fire and heat, bless the Lord.   Cold and chill, bless the Lord.  Dew and rain, bless the Lord.  Frost and chill, bless the Lord.  Ice […]

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Beatitude House Twentieth Anniversary

Beatitude House began its  20th Anniversary Celebration with a Mass with the Ursuline Sisters and members of its Board of Directors – current and past – on Sunday January 23, 2011 at the Ursuline Motherhouse.  Fr. Richard Brobst presided at liturgy while Sister Patricia McNicholas recalled the origins of Beatitude House in her reflection. The story […]

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Retreat – Contemplation and Action

Each year the Ursulines make a retreat.  Many sisters make retreat at the Motherhouse while others take the opportunity to experience retreat at another venue. This year, all the Ursulines of Youngstown joined together the week of June 21 for a communal retreat.  Father Michael Woost, Assistant Professor of Liturgy and Sacramental Theology at St. Mary […]

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