Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

What Did Your Parents Say When You Told Them You Wanted to Be A Nun?

In the latest installment of our continuing video series Ask A Nun, Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, answers the question “What did your parents say when you told them you wanted to enter the Convent?” Sister Nancy Dawson: I’m Sister Nancy Dawson, an Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, Ohio, and […]

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Good Friday- Above All

They thought it was all over. Jesus’ disciples had followed him faithfully. They had given up everything and devoted their lives to His cause. They were expecting a revolution, the in-breaking of God’s Kingdom! What they got was a cross. What they got was the end of their dream. It didn’t matter who would be […]

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Why Have You Abandoned Me?

We cry this day, “Hosanna!”, but unlike the people of the city of Jerusalem of long ago, we need not ask, “who is this?” This is Jesus, the one who models for us the mystery of life: dying to self so that we may be exalted, raised to new life. This week we celebrate in […]

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How Many Careers Have You Had As a Nun?

In our continuing video series Ask A Nun, Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, answers the question “How many careers have you had as a nun?” Well, I can’t even count the number of careers that I’ve had. I entered when I was 21. I taught elementary school, high school, […]

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