Need a Lift?

God always heals. God always heals. God always heals. Today’s Gospel is a graphic illustration of that principle. What a scene we have today in the gospel. It is amazing. It turns everything upside down. Jesus was teaching the crowd. Jesus was teaching something new. People were excited. They wanted to learn. They packed the […]

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Ash Wednesday 2012

With the Church’s observance of Ash Wednesday, 22 February 2012, Lent begins.  This holy season is a time to rediscover the Lord and live like Him more consciously.  In these forty days, marked by traditional penitential practices, we are challenged to turn away from sin.  We are called to commit ourselves anew to live the […]

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Jesus Touched Him

Once upon a time, far away and long ago, there was a sales person traveling down a very rural road. Feeling lost, and spotting a girl of about 12-years-old by the roadside, he asked, “How far is it to the Robinson Farm?” “Well sir,” said the bright young lady, “if you keep going the way […]

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Sister Nancy Dawson’s Reflection on the Occasion of Acceptance of New Associates

Joy filled the chapel of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown Jan. 26 as a celebration took place honoring two events: the Jan. 27 feast day of Ursuline Sisters’ founder St. Angela Merici and the welcoming of seven new associates. The Associates program is a way for the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown to further the mission […]

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