Celebrating fifty-five years of Saint Angela Merici School in Callao (Carmen de la Legua), Peru

2020-05-07T20:40:26+00:00

By Kathy Williams As Director of Communications, I was privileged to visit the two ministry sites of the Ursuline Sisters in Peru in October 2019, with my daughter, Elizabeth Williams, accompanying me. The two sites are San Miguel in the Andes mountains, and Callao in the Carmen de la Legua area of Lima, Peru. The purpose of my trip was to document the work the Sisters are doing in Peru through photos, video and interviews. The Sisters have been in Peru for over fifty-five years, beginning in 1964 when several Sisters were sent to Peru to teach Peruvian children [...]

Celebrating fifty-five years of Saint Angela Merici School in Callao (Carmen de la Legua), Peru2020-05-07T20:40:26+00:00

”Also in Your Midst“ and ”Lover of Us All“ book discussion video series with Sister Martha Buser, OSU is now available!

2020-01-02T15:53:42+00:00

          The Ursuline Sisters of Louisville have produced a video series of Sr. Martha Buser, OSU discussing each chapter from her books: Also in Your Midst  and Lover Of Us All. Cost is $15.00 mail by check please, if you would like to purchase them. Here’s how to get one: 1. Make check payable to: Ursuline Sisters of Louisville 2. AND mail to: Ursuline Sisters of Louisville ATTN Kathy Williams 3105 Lexington Road Louisville KY 40206 3. Once we receive your check, we will mail you the DVD. Please include your name and mailing address.  

”Also in Your Midst“ and ”Lover of Us All“ book discussion video series with Sister Martha Buser, OSU is now available!2020-01-02T15:53:42+00:00

Sister Carol Curtis transfers her vows to become an Ursuline Sister of Louisville

2020-01-07T16:12:13+00:00

On Friday, November 15, 2019, Sister Carol Curtis made her final profession of vows to become an Ursuline Sister of Louisville during Mass in the Ursuline Motherhouse Chapel. Sister Carol had previously been a nun with the Discalced Carmelites in Louisville. She lived a cloistered life for 25 years, along with her fellow nuns behind the walls of their monastery—a life devoted to simplicity and prayer. Sister Carol, formerly Mother John Baptist of the Lamb of God, was serving as prioress of the Carmelites when they made the decision in 2015 to move out of their monastery on Newburg Road [...]

Sister Carol Curtis transfers her vows to become an Ursuline Sister of Louisville2020-01-07T16:12:13+00:00

Advent Vespers offered every Sunday this Advent

2019-12-02T19:32:24+00:00

Solemn Advent Vespers will be offered every Sunday of Advent at 4:30 pm in the Motherhouse Chapel, 3175 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206. Prepare for Advent with song and prayer in our beautiful chapel. December 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2019

Advent Vespers offered every Sunday this Advent2019-12-02T19:32:24+00:00

A Call to Stop the Inhumane Treatment of People at Our Borders

2019-07-12T14:02:38+00:00

A Statement from the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville’s Leadership We, the Leadership of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, are heartbroken that people seeking asylum in the U.S. are being subjected to inhumane treatment at our country’s borders. We cannot bear to see families torn apart and young children detained like criminals. Our country was built on the value of human rights and the inherent dignity of all people. Yet today, it is persecuting innocent people who are fleeing corrupt governments, extreme poverty, and persistent violence, instead of welcoming these victims of trauma into our communities. We demand that Congress change its [...]

A Call to Stop the Inhumane Treatment of People at Our Borders2019-07-12T14:02:38+00:00

Ursuline Sisters of Louisville gift Sacred Heart Schools with property transfer 

2019-07-02T17:19:53+00:00

The Ursuline Sisters of Louisville announced “A Gift of the Heart to The Heart” with their lease transfer of all buildings and land on the 48-acre Ursuline Campus on Lexington Road in Louisville, Kentucky to Sacred Heart Schools (SHS). The Sisters will remain the sponsors of SHS, which are Catholic schools founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, beginning in 1877 with the establishment of Sacred Heart Academy. Ursuline Sisters continue to be engaged with SHS through class visits, school Masses and special events, as well as serving on the SHS Board of Trustees. The Ursuline Motherhouse is currently undergoing renovation [...]

Ursuline Sisters of Louisville gift Sacred Heart Schools with property transfer 2019-07-02T17:19:53+00:00

“Root Causes of Migration in Honduras” presentation on Tuesday, July 16 at 7 pm

2019-07-09T14:22:53+00:00

Save the date: July 16 7 pm Ursuline Motherhouse Library 3115 Lexington Road 40206 Sister Kathy Neely, OSU, will give a presentation about the March 2019 Interfaith Pilgrimage she participated in to learn about the The presentation will be on Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 p.m. in the library at the Motherhouse. This pilgrimage was co-sponsored by the Interfaith Movement for Human Solidarity, SHARE El Salvador, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the Sisters of Mercy. Please mark your calendar for this presentation and come to learn why Hondurans are migrating and what can be done to respond to this crisis. [...]

“Root Causes of Migration in Honduras” presentation on Tuesday, July 16 at 7 pm2019-07-09T14:22:53+00:00

A Heritage Day Tour of Louisville

2019-05-15T18:07:16+00:00

The staff of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville were treated to a “Heritage Day Tour” on Monday, May 13. They were picked up outside the Motherhouse that morning by a small tour bus, and Sister Martha Jacob and Sister Janet Marie Peterworth served as tour guides. The group visited just a small sample of the sites where the Ursulines have ministered since they arrived in Louisville in 1858. The tour included a stop at St. Joseph’s Children’s Home, where Ursulines served for over 100 years, beginning in 1897 when fifteen Ursulines arrived to care for 122 orphans following a [...]

A Heritage Day Tour of Louisville2019-05-15T18:07:16+00:00

Prayer Vigil to Protest Human Trafficking

2019-05-01T17:07:07+00:00

Ursuline Sisters, Associates and Sacred Heart Academy students gather downtown at the Anti-Human Trafficking Protest and Prayer Vigil. On April 30, 2019, many concerned citizens gathered in prayerful protest for victims of Human Trafficking. The Ursuline Sisters of Louisville and Associates were there, along with students and faculty from Sacred Heart Academy in solidarity with PATH (People Against Trafficking Humans) who organized this 7th annual prayer vigil and rally. Human trafficking is known as modern-day slavery in which people are used as forced labor or for commercial sex. It is a $1.5 billion, global industry that is prevalent on every [...]

Prayer Vigil to Protest Human Trafficking2019-05-01T17:07:07+00:00

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