Author: Maryann H

Sister Brendan Sherlock: A Life of Giving

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer and social activist (1856-1950) While quite a few Ursuline […]

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Sister Frances Marie Sopko’s Vocation Story

Soon Sister Frances Marie Sopko begins a new phase of ministry. In this installment of Vocation Stories, she reflects on how answering God’s call to be a nun has shaped her life. In the 1990s, Sister Frances Marie traveled to Rome with fellow Ursuline Sister Jeanne Cigolle to meet Pope John Paul II. Sister Frances […]

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It Is All Part Of An Expanding Circle

I walked up to the microphone at the front of the ballroom, holding my notebook in the crook of my arm.  We had just finished our small group discussions about St. Angela’s radical gospel vision and the ways we continue to expand our circles, and I had been elected to report our table’s insights to […]

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