O Tannenbaum

We were invited for the 4th year running to decorate a tree at Mill Creek Metropark’s Davis Center for its annual Winter Celebration. This year, 45 trees were decorated by area nonprofits in order to reflect and celebrate their contributions to the Mahoning Valley. Our tree, seen below, is decorated with the theme of celebrating […]

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#Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a national day of giving the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season. When you decide where to give on #GivingTuesday, we hope you think of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown.   In January, we’ll start renovating our modest Health Care Center at the Motherhouse. Built in 1963, our Health Care […]

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Advent Calendar

Dear Friends, The season of Advent begins a new Church year. Advent is a time to recall the cry of the early Christians: Maranatha! “Come, Lord Jesus!” It takes us on a spiritual journey to remember the time of desert, the time of darkness, but it also renews our hope in the “Word” that became […]

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Stay Awake

With today’s instant and easy communication technology, it is difficult to imagine not knowing when someone for whom we’re waiting will come. We know the exact time when the plane will land, when the car leaves the Interstate, when the guest is arriving at our house. While Christ doesn’t exactly communicate by texting us of […]

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Solemnity Of Our Lord Christ The King

Ask a group of boomers who pops into their minds when they hear the word “king.” Some candidates might be simply “The King” (Elvis) or the King of Pop or, more soberly, some might remember “The Boss” singing: “Poor man wanna be rich/ Rich man wanna be king/ And a king ain’t satisfied/ Till he […]

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