Author: Sister Mary McCormick

How to Get to Know a Religious Community

Welcome to our “Ask The Nun” series of informal videos. Sister Mary McCormick offers some questions to think about when searching for a Religious Community. Sometimes when people think about becoming a nun they are familiar with one or more religious communities. Other times, people feel called, but don’t even know any nuns. I suggest […]

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Remembering Fr. William Petrunak

His students called him “Truke,” his colleagues at the high schools called him “Trunes,” his family and the people of Holy Trinity called him “Fr. Bill.”   Whatever name, Fr. William Petrunak was beloved. I have been thinking about him a lot since I learned of his death (he died on Saturday Feburary 13, 2010).  He was […]

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Lent

First a story:  Missionaries were traveling in Africa accompanied by natives who acted not only as guides, but also as the ones who carried the luggage, supplies and other materials.  The missionaries were anxious to get to their destination which was only accessible on foot, and proposed an ambitious schedule to which the group kept for three […]

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Christmas at the Motherhouse

Each year the Ursuline Sisters look forward to the celebration of Christmas.  It’s the lights, it’s the other decorations, it’s the music of Advent and Christmas.  But most of all, it is remembering God’s Word spoken in our midst, it is the fulfillment of God’s promise to be one with us. As we move from […]

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