Water With Blessings, a ministry founded by Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph Larraine Lauter, was chosen as the 2014 winner of the Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence in Voluntary Service. Click here to learn about this outstanding achievement.
Quilt Club memberships for the 2014-14 year are now available! Memberships will run from Oct. 1, 2014 through Sept. 30, 2015. Members are eligible for 12 monthly drawings for unique handmade quilts which are given away the first Friday of each month. For more information, click here.
Pope Francis has called for 2015 to be the “Year of Consecrated Life.” This “year” actually lasts from the beginning of Advent on Nov. 29-30, 2014, until Feb. 2, 2016, the World Day of Consecrated Life. Twice a week during these 62 weeks, the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph will feature a different sister’s vocation story. Click here to learn more.
The season of Advent is more than trimming a tree and buying presents. The true nature of Christmas calls us to prayer and celebration at the Lord’s coming and our own salvation. The Advent Day of Prayer on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will be a day to reflect on the meanings of Advent. Click here to learn more about the Advent Day of Prayer.
#GivingTuesday is a national day of giving on Dec. 2, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season. When you decide where to give on #GivingTuesday, we hope you think of the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. Click here to learn more.
From us to you, an Advent and Christmas blessing. Click here to watch a video of the true spirit of the Ursuline Sisters as they wish each of you a heartfelt blessed Advent and Merry Christmas.