Religious Tolerance

In our continuing video series Ask A Nun, Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, answers the question “What are your attitudes toward other religions?”     Sister Nancy Dawson: Well, I’m an instructor at YSU [Youngstown State University] in the Philosophy and Religion Department., and I would have to say […]

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I Don’t Believe It!

“You’re kidding!”, “I don’t believe it!”, “You’re pulling my leg!” With these and other expressions we exclaim our disbelief at something that has been said or reported to us as having been done. Thomas seems to be doing only the human thing when he asked for proof from the disciples who had claimed to have […]

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Christ Is Risen Alleluia!

This morning is so full of images – the empty tomb – the voice of angels Mary’s encounter with Jesus – the promises made through the prophets coming true it is so rich – so full – so basic to who we are as an Easter People. Friday – sad Friday – the day we […]

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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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