Author: Michele Gatts

Ursuline Associates in Action

Alma Ciriello, Ursuline Associate

Every day, we Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown further the mission and ministry of St. Angela Merici in the Mahoning Valley and beyond.   But we’re not the only ones.   Our Associates – Catholic women and men who share our values and mission but are not called to become a nun or a priest — […]

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An Ursuline Sister? You?

A Volunteer with Ursuline Sisters

Intern, Volunteer Program Extended You don’t have to become a nun to be a part of our many ministries in the Mahoning Valley. Our Summer Intern & Volunteer Program for young adults age 18+ was so successful this summer that we’re extending it to the fall.   Sister Norma Raupple, coordinator of the program, observes, […]

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Dorothy Day House Serves up Food and Hope

There’s plenty of green in the garden at the Dorothy Day House on Youngstown’s north side. It’s a welcome sight since food grown there will help feed local children, women and men who might otherwise go hungry. When the house was founded in 2009 by the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, Humility of Mary Sisters, and […]

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“Nuns On The Bus” Visits Youngstown

Many Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown were among the 200+ people who welcomed the “Nuns on the Bus” to Youngstown, Ohio, today.The “Nuns on the Bus” are a group of Catholic Sisters touring the Midwest speaking out against the U.S. House of Representatives Republican budget, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), which slashes funding for services […]

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