Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Jesus Is Alive!

We have seen the Lord!” Who has not longed to hear those words? Or who has not longed for the experience that gave birth to the words? Most of us are like Thomas in today’s Gospel—not that we are doubters, but that our faith is based on the words of others. Someone else has the […]

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He Is Risen

Anyone who has ever been to a burial service in a cemetery knows how gaping the six-foot hollow in the earth is. If we peer into the empty space, it seems to go down forever. It is deep, foreboding, not just a little bit frightening. We are much more comfortable when the casket is lowered, […]

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Palm Sunday

Our reflections today are from Diane Bergant:   We see on TV the many times a soldier returns home to surprise his family. It is thrilling, despite the fact that this hero comes home possibly broken. I wonder what the people of Bethphage and Bethany thought as Jesus processed toward Jerusalem. It seems that their […]

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Thank You, Youngstown Foundation!

Many, many thanks to the Youngstown Foundation, which has awarded the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown’s Apartments for Senior Citizens of Limited Income Project a grant of $20,000.   Jan Strasfeld, [at left] executive director of the Foundation, presents to Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters, a ceremonial check at the foundation’s offices […]

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