2013 Ursuline Convocation

Over a dozen sisters are heading to the Ursuline Convocation in Cincinnati. The Convocation offers a time for Ursuline Sisters, Associates, educators and friends from North America to gather for education, contemplation and rejuvenation.

Below are the roles our sisters have in the Convocation:

Sister Martha Keller was a member of the Convocation planning committee. The committee began planning almost two years before the event.

Sister Martha Keller

Friday, July 5th breakout sessions:

Let There Be PeaceSister Michele Morek and Mary-Cabrini Durkin

Sister Michele will advocate empowerment of women as the best road to peace. Mary-Cabrini will discuss citizen advocacy to end hunger.

Sister Michele Morek

Clean Water for the WorldSister Larraine Lauter and Sister Mary Ann Dooling

Sister Larraine will present Water with Blessings, a way of empowering women in marginal communities as compassionate agents of change.

Sister Mary Ann raises funds for Wells for Africa, which supplies clean, safe water to women and households.

New Forms of Angela’s VisionSister Larraine Lauter and Mary-Cabrini Durkin and Sister Patricia McLean

Sister Larraine will facilitate a conversation on new ways to be a “Piazza.”

Mary-Cabrini will describe the Company of Saint Ursula today.

Sister Patricia will speak about circles expanding in newer directions – in Canada and Peru.

Sister Larraine Lauter

Ministering Out of the BoxSister Michele Ann Intravia and Sister Carol Reamer

The presenters will draw on their ministry experiences of “serving the poor unconditionally wherever we find them.”

Sister Michele Ann Intravia