Turning Downs to Ups

From discovering new ways to pray to learning how to touch the hearts of troubled kids, Mary Ann  finds much to both enjoy and challenge her every day. In this reflection, our “Companion in Mission” this summer shares how she turns downs into ups, and how the ups help her to soar!   Over the […]

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Give Them Yourself

What are you hungry for? Really hungry for? Stop for a moment, right now, wherever you happen to be– reading these words, stop for just a moment and ask yourself this question: “What am I hungry for? And how hungry am I?”   Whatever your response to that question, God cares about your answer. God […]

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What Are You Really Pursuing?

What brings us to pursue new ways of thinking or new ways of living? Sometimes the catalyst is startling and extraordinary. Mother Teresa changed her religious order and the direction of her ministry when she encountered poor people dying alone on the streets of Calcutta. Usually, though, the catalyst is more subtle and quite ordinary. […]

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Travel Light, Going Two By Two

If we take a short day journey, we don’t need much: a full tank of gas, a destination,money, maybe some snacks and maps. But if we want to take a longer journey,the baggage increases – change of clothes and shoes, toiletries, coats or sweaters and a laptop or tablet for unexpected business. The longer the […]

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Dorothy Day House Serves up Food and Hope

There’s plenty of green in the garden at the Dorothy Day House on Youngstown’s north side. It’s a welcome sight since food grown there will help feed local children, women and men who might otherwise go hungry. When the house was founded in 2009 by the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, Humility of Mary Sisters, and […]

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