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Remembering Sister Ann Kelly

Posted October 06, 2020 in Obituaries

Ann Kelly

From 1956 until 2012, hundreds of students at Ursuline College passed through the philosophy classes of Sister Ann Kelly (or Sister James Therese as she was formerly known).  Other students came to know Sister Ann as Academic Dean or as academic advisor.  A special project of Sister Ann’s was creating an individualized program to assist students in need of academic support.  (This program, named RAISE, is still used at Ursuline College.)  The friendships that Sister Ann began with the women she met as students continued for many of them as alumnae.  After retirement and moving to Regina Health Center in 2018, Sister nurtured these friendships through her faithful letter-writing.  Sister Ann died... read more

Remembering Sister Gemma Stracka

Posted July 30, 2020 in Obituaries

Gemma  Stracka

We will remember Sister Gemma Stracka with a song in her heart and a prayer on her lips, ever ready to assist others on their journey to the God of love and life. She reminds... read more

Remembering Sister Barbara Eppich

Posted March 31, 2020 in Obituaries

Barbara Eppich

Sister Barbara Eppich danced her way through the last 40 years of her life. From the opening musical notes of a retreat in Boston introducing her to liturgical dance, she was hooked. And from that point on she embraced it as a rich and meaningful prayer form... read more

Remembering Sister John Mary

Posted November 06, 2019 in Obituaries

John Mary  Blaser

Sister John Mary Blaser’s 70 years of service as an Ursuline ran the gamut from education to congregational leadership to financial administration to the ministry of prayer, each carried out with professionalism and dedication. The... read more

Remembering Sister Julian Eymard

Posted July 05, 2019 in Obituaries

Julian Eymard

Sister Julian Eymard spent most of her 70 years in the Ursuline community as a nurse caring for the needs of her sisters. With a direct, yet compassionate manner, she guided many through the anxieties of illness and the intricacies of... read more