Where Does A Prophet Have Honor?

It’s no doubt that one of the biggest fears of adolescents is rejection. Their need to be accepted drives the clothes they wear, the music they hear, the food they eat and the preposterous number of text messages they send every day. While most adults have learned that we must become our own person, we […]

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Companion in Mission

The following reflection was written by Mary Ann,a  Companion in Mission When I was in elementary school, I remember my PSR (CCD) teacher once saying that faith is not something that you can pick up when you go to mass on Sunday and then forget about the rest of the week.  While I had found […]

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To Touch and Be Touched

Some things defy rational thought. The composers of the lectionary taking a scalpel to Mark 5:22-43 is one of those things. In a probable attempt to keep the Gospel lesson short, the story of the healing of the hemorrhaging woman is excised from the context of the story of Jairus’ daughter, which bookends it. These […]

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“Nuns On The Bus” Visits Youngstown

Many Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown were among the 200+ people who welcomed the “Nuns on the Bus” to Youngstown, Ohio, today.The “Nuns on the Bus” are a group of Catholic Sisters touring the Midwest speaking out against the U.S. House of Representatives Republican budget, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), which slashes funding for services […]

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Motherhouse Reconfiguration Project Update

Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, and Sister Mary McCormick, who is on our Leadership Team, recently were interviewed on the program Senior Focus, produced by Armstrong and anchored by Bill Adams. The Sisters talked about our Motherhouse Reconfiguration Project. Our thanks to Armstrong for inviting us on their show […]

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