Author: Sister Mary McCormick

Happy 98th Birthday, Sr. Miriam!

Actuarial studies indicated that Catholic nuns live a long, productive, happy life.  Our Sister Miriam Engles, OSU, is one who follows that pattern.  She celebrates her 98th birthday on Christmas Eve and is the oldest member of the Ursuline Sisters in Youngstown. Sr. Miriam has been a member of the Ursulines since 1928 (81 years if […]

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Sister Marie Maravola – Silver Jubilee

The Ursuline Sisters will celebrate jubilee with Sister Marie Maravola, OSU, who has been an Ursuline for 25 years on Sunday October 18 with Mass at the Ursuline Motherhouse.  Fr. John Keehner, Rector of St. Columba Cathedral will preside at the Eucharist.  This date was chosen because it is close to the date of the […]

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Nun as Construction Site Coordinator

When Sister Betty Schuster went to college, she pursued a career in education.  After a decade in Catholic Schools , the school in Long Island where she was teaching closed in the early 1990s.  Betty then decided to spend a year in volunteer service in Youngstown, OH.  Part of her volunteer time was spent in Catholic schools.  But she […]

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Sister Bridget Nolan

Sister Bridget Nolan is the daughter of the late Donald and Lucille Barton Nolan.  She entered the Ursuline Sisters from St. Paul the Apostle Parish, New Middletown, after graduating from Cardinal Mooney High School.  She earned a B.S. in Education from Youngstown State University and an M.A. in Education from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois. She […]

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