The Kingdom of Heaven

My father would tell us that we could discover a person’s true values by observing what was around the house. If every corner were filled with things, the person valued inanimate objects. If the walls shined with pictures of family and friends, the person valued relationships. If there were green plants around, the person valued […]

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Ursuline Associates Make a Difference

Four Times a year Ursuline Associates provide and serve a meal at the Dorothy Day House at 620 Belmont Ave. These men and women enflesh the spirit of St. Angela Merici today. St. Angela,the Founder of the Ursuline Sisters, challenged people to live a deep spiritual life and to let their faith overflow into service. […]

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God’s Amazing Patience

Patience is a virtue. I admire parents who seemingly have endless patience with their two year old’s constant “No!” Or teachers who patiently coax their students to stretch their learning and strive to achieve all their talent allows. Patience is that virtue which enables us to wait for the maturing of persons, abilities and ideas. […]

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The Goodness of God

The parable of the sower and the seed stood as a favorite parable in the early church. The contemporaries of Jesus gathered around him to learn about the Kingdom. In this gospel passage, the crowd was so great, Jesus had to sit in a boat off shore to teach. But Jesus taught in such a […]

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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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