Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

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What was your last experience of awe? What stopped you and caught your attention? Why did this event have such power over you? Life is full of surprises. Around every corner, in every part of life, experiences of wonder await us. We only need to open ourselves for the possibility of the different, the unexpected. […]

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Change Your Life – Believe the Message

It’s a humble journey, a humble journey with Jesus that we begin in Mark’s Gospel today, this First Sunday in Lent. It’s a quiet, unassuming, modest journey. At the same time it’s an amazing, remarkable, life-changing journey for us Jesus people, for us Easter people, because we peek out of an empty tomb to watch […]

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Sister Pauline Dalpe’s Counseling Ministry

Though she’s served in many ministries, Ursuline Sister of Youngstown Sister Pauline Dalpe has found her best fit in working as a counselor.Sister Pauline finds fulfillment in helping others to heal from whatever grief life has brought their way.   In this short video, Sister Pauline shares her thoughts and tears – and invites you […]

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Sister Pauline Dalpe’s Vocation Story

In our continuing series of Vocation Stories, short videos about the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, Sister Pauline Dalpe tells us why she became a nun and why she is proud to be an Ursuline Sister of Youngstown.   Video text:   Sister Pauline Dalpe, an Ursuline Sister of Youngstown, shares her experience in this installment […]

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Need a Lift?

God always heals. God always heals. God always heals. Today’s Gospel is a graphic illustration of that principle. What a scene we have today in the gospel. It is amazing. It turns everything upside down. Jesus was teaching the crowd. Jesus was teaching something new. People were excited. They wanted to learn. They packed the […]

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