Renewing Friendship at Summer Gathering of Associates

Associates, Sisters and Guests exchanged lively conversation and warm greetings at their “annual picnic” on June 26th. The time together began in the gathering space outside of the Motherhouse chapel. During the prayer we reflected once again on the presence and vision and spirit of our Founder, St Angela Merici. The picnic food included delicious […]

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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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The Uniqueness of The Ursulines

Italy in the 16th century offered women little chance to achieve any leadership or authority in their lives, nor could they live their spirituality in the world. Then a woman who signified the changing tide, Angela Merici, came along and opened new doors to the women of her time. That was the message delivered by […]

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