Author: An Ursuline Sister

Roaming Around to Find the “Yes!”

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Ursuline Sisters Martha Reed knows well why it’s important.   Sister Martha holds a Master’s Degree in special education and ministers as an instructor at Potential Development, Youngstown, working with kindergarten-age children affected by Autism.   In this installment of Vocation Stories, Sister Martha shares what drew her to […]

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From New York to Youngstown – Sister Betty Schuster’s Vocation Story

Sister Betty Schuster, Assistant Director of Beatitude House in Youngstown, a ministry of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, shares her vocation story, reflecting on her life as an Ursuline Sister. Called from New York to Youngstown I’d had friends who said to me, “You know, you should consider religious life.” And I thought they were […]

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How I Proclaim the Gospel

Each year the Ursuline Sisters commit themselves to ministry, the Youngstown Ursuline’s do this around the feast of St. Angela in January of each year.  The following is a reflection written about the importance of ministry as it is connected to Jesus’ teaching. “Home,” the poet Robert Frost wrote “‘is where when you go there, […]

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