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 us, “The gift I believe I have is a great love for the Church’s liturgy, especially the musical component of it.” This faithful daughter of the church went home to God on July 30, 2020 at Regina Health Center. Barbara Stracka was born August 19, 1934 to George and Cecilia (Holtzhauer) Stracka in the heart of Cleveland where she was baptized at St. Aloysius Church and... 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

Remembering Sister M. Eugene Gear

Posted May 06, 2019 in Obituaries

M. Eugene Gear

Regardless of where she resided at any point in time, Sister M. Eugene’s heart was always in the city. Though small of stature and soft of speech, she was an untiring advocate for the poor and underservedthroughout her 75... read more