Be kind and compassionate toward each other.

ST. ANGELA MERICI
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Statement of Roman Union Ursulines of the United States on the Fatal Arrest of George Floyd

The video of the police brutality against George Floyd brings to focus again the reality that as a nation we have the urgent task of seeking justice and equality for the people of color in America.

As Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union of the United States we urge lawmakers to address systemic, race-based injustice. We add our voices to all who plead for societal changes in every facet of our life where racial inequality is condoned. It is time to address this issue with purpose.

“No one can say anymore, ‘This does not concern me.’ Imitate Christ by becoming neighbor to every man, and woman.”

POPE FRANCIS TO ROMAN UNION URSULINES OF THE UNITED STATES, MAY 30, 2020

TOGETHER—APART

We Are Ursuline

The Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, Central Province, are members of a worldwide community whose lives and mission are rooted in the Gospel of Jesus and the spirit of our foundress, St. Angela Merici. We are grounded and empowered by our relationships with God and one another, in prayer and community, seeking always to be a compassionate, reconciling presence of God in our world.

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Serving God by Serving Others

Education has long been the hallmark of Ursuline ministries. At the same time, contemporary social conditions call for service directed to unmet social needs. Ursulines have responded in the spirit of St. Angela according to current circumstances. In all they do, Ursulines strive to fulfill the commitment of St. Angela to peace and reconciliation among peoples in a multicultural society.

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Commitment to Justice

As part of an international community, we are able to impact the lives of women on six continents. Advocacy, action and prayer are the hallmarks of our approach. We journey with those who are marginalized in our society and support the tradition of social justice as a key component of an Ursuline education.

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The Ursuline spirit is rooted in and draws its nourishment from prayer. It is our face-to-face encounter with the living God. We will gladly pray for your intentions.

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Ursuline Sisters Virginia Cirone, Mary Anne Holmes and Regina Marie Fronmüller

IN REMEMBRANCE

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The Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union in the United States are members of a worldwide community whose roots date back to 16th century Italy. We would love to share something with you about Ursuline life today.

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Support Our Mission

Your gifts of friendship, financial support, service and prayers allow us to continue serving the needs of God’s people.  We are grateful to all who accompany us on our journey.

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I shall be in your midst, praying with you.

St. Angela Merici

Build community wherever you go.

St. Angela Merici

Put your whole soul into the enterprise you have undertaken—Rejoice!

St. Angela Merici