Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

Who Do You Say I Am?

The two questions that Jesus poses to His disciples today – “Who do people say I am?” and “Who do you say I am?” are questions that every disciples has to face at some time in their lives. They may be questions that we have to keep returning to as we learn more – and […]

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The Persistent Mother

I struggle with the story of Jesus encountering the Canaanite woman. I don’t know if it’s the lack of compassion in Jesus’ voice or the exploitation of power or the tone of condescension, but if this were the only story I knew of Jesus I’d be turned off. When the Canaanite woman calls to Jesus, […]

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“I’ll Have Some of That”

My mother is ninety three and her mind has receded into the murkiness of dementia. There are days when she does not know us, cannot dress herself nor carry on a conversation. Yet, when we open up a box of her favorite chocolate candy, she opens her hand, palm up and says, “I’ll have some.” […]

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Kudos Sister Dorothy!

Sister Dorothy Kundracik recently received a master’s degree in Theology of the Universe from the Loyola University Extension (LIMEX) program offered through the Diocese of Youngstown at the Ursuline Motherhouse.The degree examines the story of creation – not just from the perspective of humankind, but of God’s hand in designing the entire universe.   “It […]

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