Author: Michele Gatts

Ursuline Ministries: In the Valley for Good

Ursuline Ministries: In the Valley for Good As part of our legacy planning, we’ve created the corporation Ursuline Ministries. This new entity is led by Brigid Kennedy, formerly our HIV/AIDS Ministry co-director. Dan Wakefield has been named Director of our HIV/AIDS Ministry. Ursuline Ministries comprises Beatitude House, Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, Ursuline Preschool and Kindergarten, […]

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DACA Statement

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown today join with many nationwide, including the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, calling for comprehensive immigration reform in light of President Trump’s announcement that he’s rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act. “The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown support the call of […]

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Touching The Truth Within

By Sister Diane Toth In Sister Suzanne Mayer’s book Celebrating the Woman You Are, she relates the story of Miriam from Ch. 15 of Exodus. After the Israelites cross the Red Sea, Miriam realizes the freedom that is theirs. She grabs a tambourine and begins singing and dancing. Soon, all the women follow, praising God. […]

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New Ministry ‘Energizing’ for Sister Mary Alyce

Change can be a difficult thing. But Sister Mary Alyce Koval finds a big change in her life right now “energizing.” Today she begins a new ministry – new for her, and relatively new for the Diocese of Youngstown. She’s the new Parish Leader for St. Luke Church in Boardman. St. Luke’s is one of […]

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New Ministry for Sister Nancy Dawson

Sister Mary McCormick, general superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, has appointed Sister Nancy Dawson as Executive Director of The Ursuline Center. Sister Nancy most recently served as General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown for six years. She is also a part-time instructor of World Religions at Youngstown State University.   “We […]

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