Welcome to Ursuline Sisters of Chatham
We are Ursuline Sisters, a community of committed women religious striving to respond in meaningful ways to the challenge of the Gospel. Strengthened by God’s steadfast love and inspired by our founder, St. Angela Merici, we seek to deepen our relationships with God, others and all creation.
Contemplatives In Action
Nourished by our relationship with the Divine, the Holy One who calls us by name, we are energized and empowered to reach out in compassion to all God’s people and to our vulnerable Earth.
Pilgrims In Service
We respond with flexibility to the needs of our time, continually seeking out new ways to be with others in a spirit of mutuality. We explore innovative ways to engage in prayer and service.
United In Our Quest
Attentive to the Spirit’s voice in our hearts, impelled by Gospel values and in tender compassion for all God’s creation, we open ourselves to the Divine Mystery manifested in our daily lives.
We Are Justice Seekers
With a particular focus on the needs of women and girls, we work together and collaborate with people of good will to advocate and assist those who are vulnerable including our fragile Earth.
Prayer in Response to the Climate emergency
The Season of Creation is an annual celebration of prayer and action to protect creation. It runs from September 1 to October 4. September 1 was proclaimed as a day of prayer for creation (World Day of Prayer for Creation, or Creation Day) by Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I for the Orthodox in 1989, and was embraced by the other major Christian European churches in 2001 and by Pope Francis for the Rom...Read More
Sunday, August 11, 2019 we joined together to remember and celebrate our commitment as religious women. Celebrating 60 years of commitment as an Ursuline was Sr. Jane Ducharme. Celebrating 65 years of commitment were: Sisters Jean Doyle, Sister June Jacuzzi, Sister Shirley DeLisle, Sister Mary-Ellen Kenny, Sister Elizabeth Lynch. Celebrating 70 years of commitment as an Ursuline was Sister Frances Ryan...Read More
Mother Xavier's arrival to Chatham in 1860
May 9th Today we call to mind Mother Xavier's arrival to Chatham in 1860 Mother Xavier Arrival in Chatham 2019 Prepared by Sr. Elizabeth Lynch, OSU...Read More