The Trinity

This Sunday is Trinity Sunday – the first Sunday after Pentecost a time of year that Popes and Bishops, Councils and Synods, have, for years thought it good and wise to remind the millions of seekers – the millions of faithful – for whom they care – that God is a mystery which is best […]

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They Were Filled With the Holy Spirit

“What’s gotten into you?” This question usually stems from unacceptable behavior. But it is an appropriate question for today’s feast. The very people who for days, even weeks, had hidden themselves in fear for their lives, were out and about and acting in astonishing ways. They no longer lived in secret. In fact, they were […]

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On Local TV

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown are on TV! Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, and Sister Mary McCormick, who is on our Leadership Team, will talk about the Ursuline Sisters’ community and Phase I of the Motherhouse Reconfiguration on the half-hour T.V. talk show Senior Focus, which airs on Armstrong […]

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Ascension of Our Lord

Today is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord.  It is the day the Church celebrates Christ’s ascension to sit by his Father’s side. The mental image we have is that Christ simply “floated” into heaven.  In a homily I once heard, the homilist spoke of a child’s interpretation of the Ascension. For when […]

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Remain in My Love

Good friends are truly one of life’s greatest treasures. To have a friend is to have someone to turn to, no matter what, someone to confide in, someone to trust and rely on. Real friends are self-giving and not concerned with what they will get in return. They are not manipulative or two-faced. They are […]

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