Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

God’s Amazing Patience

Patience is a virtue. I admire parents who seemingly have endless patience with their two year old’s constant “No!” Or teachers who patiently coax their students to stretch their learning and strive to achieve all their talent allows. Patience is that virtue which enables us to wait for the maturing of persons, abilities and ideas. […]

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The Goodness of God

The parable of the sower and the seed stood as a favorite parable in the early church. The contemporaries of Jesus gathered around him to learn about the Kingdom. In this gospel passage, the crowd was so great, Jesus had to sit in a boat off shore to teach. But Jesus taught in such a […]

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Motherhouse Renovation Update

Reconfiguration of the nearly 50-year-old Ursuline Motherhouse in Canfield continues on schedule, reports Sister Bridget Nolan, Motherhouse Administrator. “On the first floor they have the inner wall knocked down on one side,” Sister Bridget states. Many of the Sisters’ bedrooms have also been gutted.   The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown are reconfiguring the Motherhouse living […]

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You Are the Body of Christ

Change is very difficult for most of us. even small interruptions in our daily routines can throw us off track!  Sometimes the change affects everything about our daily living. The sisters living at our motherhouse know this to be true as they begin to reposition their living space, many are moving to temporary bedrooms throughout […]

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