Look Into Your Heart

“Go wash your hands before you eat”. How many parents don’t sound like broken record around meal time? Most often it is a case of hygiene, literally our hands were/are dirty. In our Gospel today, the case is different. Washing hands has nothing to do with literal dirt; rather it has to do with inner […]

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Ursuline Associates in Action

Alma Ciriello, Ursuline Associate

Every day, we Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown further the mission and ministry of St. Angela Merici in the Mahoning Valley and beyond.   But we’re not the only ones.   Our Associates – Catholic women and men who share our values and mission but are not called to become a nun or a priest — […]

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Do You Want to Leave?

The readings for today call for difficult decisions. The people at the time of Joshua had to decide which god they would worship—the god of their ancestors, who made great demands on them, or a new god, whose devotees enjoyed prosperity. Though many today are not happy with Paul’s descriptions of marital roles, what he […]

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An Ursuline Sister? You?

A Volunteer with Ursuline Sisters

Intern, Volunteer Program Extended You don’t have to become a nun to be a part of our many ministries in the Mahoning Valley. Our Summer Intern & Volunteer Program for young adults age 18+ was so successful this summer that we’re extending it to the fall.   Sister Norma Raupple, coordinator of the program, observes, […]

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