Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Ursuline Sisters Senior Living

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Work is underway on Ursuline Sisters Senior Living, a new apartment ministry that will provide housing for moderate-income senior citizens in the Mahoning Valley. The visionary project will cost approximately $1.2 million and, utilizing Universal Design principles, create 12 barrier-free apartments in the west wing of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown Motherhouse complex at 4250 […]

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In His Name

This past month we were privileged to watch a young athlete tagged “the blade runner”, and if you were like me, we cheered him on, hoping that he would do his best. His missing limbs were part of his triumph, his resiliency to be independent and lead a happy, productive life. But no one would […]

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Who Is the Greatest?

What happens when we are caught with our hand in the proverbial cookie jar? Our face turns red, our heads drop, our eyes are cast down and we are silent. So we can easily identify with the disciple’ silence in the face of Jesus’ asking them what they are discussing.   Twice in this Gospel […]

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Who Do You Say I Am?

I don’t know exactly how many times in the four Gospel accounts of the New Testament Jesus asks other people to follow him. But it’s well more than 20. The whole question of “Who is willing to follow Jesus Christ?” is pretty much the defining question of Christianity.   Some may ask it personally of […]

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