Kingdom People

Today, Jesus begins the series of teachings that we call the “Sermon on the Mount”.  The Beatitudes – as this part is called – set out the qualities of someone who lives in the Kingdom. A Kingdom-dweller doesn’t belong to one category – rather he or she belongs to all of them. They are poor […]

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Beatitude House Twentieth Anniversary

Beatitude House began its  20th Anniversary Celebration with a Mass with the Ursuline Sisters and members of its Board of Directors – current and past – on Sunday January 23, 2011 at the Ursuline Motherhouse.  Fr. Richard Brobst presided at liturgy while Sister Patricia McNicholas recalled the origins of Beatitude House in her reflection. The story […]

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Saint Angela Today – Alive in Us

The entire Community of Ursuline Sisters and Associates gathered to celebrate the gift of St. Angela, their Founder. They celebrated their lives and their faith with the Eucharist and a special meal. They were inspired and challenged by the message of their Superior, Sister Nancy Dawson. Seven new Associates were welcomed. They brought new life […]

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Do All Nuns Have to Live in A Convent?

Welcome to our “Ask a Nun” series. Today, Sister Norma discusses a question we received from several readers: “Do all nuns have to live in a convent?” Many nuns live in a convent where there is a chapel and other rooms that are shared for daily living activities such as the kitchen,dining room, laundry rooms, […]

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