Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

With Great Authority

Did your mother ever say any of the following to you? I could plant potatoes in those ears. I’m not your maid. If your friends jumped off a cliff does that mean you have  to jump too?   Perhaps these phrases are familiar to you as well Just wait till you have kids of your […]

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Come After Me

In 1960 the off-Broadway classic “The Fantastiks” debuted in front of widely approving audiences. The best known song from that popular musical was “Try to Remember,” a sentimental ballad written by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, which is still a crowd favorite at sing-along piano bars and among any of us who consider ourselves to […]

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Our Newest Associates

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown will welcome seven new Associates during a ceremony and Mass Thursday, Jan. 26 at our Motherhouse Chapel. The Associates program forges a deeper relationship between the Ursuline Sisters and Catholic adults who share our values and mission. The program also is a way for the Ursuline Sisters to further the […]

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What Are You Looking For?

The Gospel reading is a whole sequence of people telling each other they have seen Jesus and who they think Jesus is. John tells two of his disciples that Jesus is “the Lamb of God,” and what did they do? They run off after Jesus. They want to see for themselves. They catch up and […]

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Looking for God

We have just passed the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. We will now enjoy a little more light each day. Christmas itself is a feast of lights. Trees are brought into homes and made radiant with brilliant lights; yards are also illumined. In other ways too, our lives are aglow with light. […]

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