Looking Beyond the Oil Spill

A joint statement of the Leadership Teams of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown and the Sisters of the Humility of Mary: “For the human family, this home is the earth, the environment that God the Creator has given us to inhabit with creativity and responsibility.” This message of Pope Benedict in January 2008 was echoed […]

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Witnessing Christ’s Love

In my email this past week was an invitation to attend a webinar: Invitation to Conversion. I was intrigued by its title and so, I registered to attend this talk via the internet. In our digital age, webinars are one way to equip the disciple to share the message of Jesus. However, the best way […]

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Cost of Discipleship

Sometimes I need a push to dive into something demanding, be it an unpleasant task, a tediously long and boring job or just motivating myself for a variety of tasks.  Motivation and persistence do not come naturally  to many of us. The Gospel for this Sunday is about a journey but the end is not […]

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How to Get to Know a Religious Community

Welcome to our “Ask The Nun” series of informal videos. Sister Mary McCormick offers some questions to think about when searching for a Religious Community. Sometimes when people think about becoming a nun they are familiar with one or more religious communities. Other times, people feel called, but don’t even know any nuns. I suggest […]

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Who Do You Say that I Am?

Anyone involved with youth knows that the question of identity is the question for them. They are trying to find out who they are in terms of talents, career choices, how they relate to others. All of this is a positive step in maturation during which they identify their strengths and weaknesses, consider their gifts […]

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