Ursuline Sisters Reunited

Sisterhood is a bond that connects Ursuline girls from across the globe. It unites women of different backgrounds, languages, and cultures together as Ursuline sisters. That was no less evident this summer, when Taylor Ryder was able to reconnect with her Ursuline sister, Victoire. After Victoire and several other students from the Ursuline school in…

Closing our week of Global sisterhood 

​​ Our week of connecting Ursuline schools from around the world concluded on Friday. We gathered as delegations representing more than 17 countries and 6 continents at the Bryanston Catholic Church for a moving prayer service celebrating the spirit of St. Angela. The service opened with the beautiful singing of Insieme – a unifying melody that…

Visiting St. Ursula in Krugersdorp 

The sun greeted us as we made our way from Bryanston to Krugersdorp to visit our sister school St. Ursula. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by the beautiful voices of students who welcomed us to their school.  We spent the morning in classrooms, seeing the students in a multitude of learning environments. The overwhelming…

Reconciliation in the 21st Century

We began our day with a beautiful opening prayer led by the delegates from Colegio Santa Ursula in Lima, Peru.  With Sr. Andrea on the guitar alongside her colleagues and sisters, we sang and welcomed the Holy Spirit to come to us on the second day of our Global Ursuline conference. Our morning continued with…

Global Ursuline in Johannesburg

This morning, more than 60 members of the Ursuline community representing 17 countries around the world gathered in community to open the Global Ursuline Conference at Brescia House School in Johannesburg, South Africa.  In a glorious communion of prayer, we celebrated mass together at the Bryanston Catholic Church with students from Brescia House and St….

Farewell to our new sisters in Dallas

After arriving at school the for last time, we attended first period class with our host sisters. I went to Spanish class where students hosted a mock fashion show. The “models” were spoken of in all Spanish by their fellow classmates. Although I take Chinese, the fashion show was very entertaining.  When first period ended,…

Monday in Dallas

We had a great day. We went to the Bush Library and saw some amazing commemorations from 9/11. We also saw his beautiful paintings. After that, we went to the SMU bookstore and got some gear and then we went to Snuffers and it was really good. We went back to school and took a…

Sunday in Dallas

Day 5:    Today I picked up Molly and we went to dunkin’ donuts on way back to my house. We learned about a food they have at dunkin’ thats called Kolaches. Kolaches are basically hot dogs wrapped in crescent rolls. After we got this we went to Six Flags. We were their from when the…

There’s a snake in my boot

Today my host Maria and I went shopping at the Southlake Mall. It took us about an hour to get there because we got lost on the way but we still got there with enough time to shop. We went into many different stores that are only in Texas and smelled many scented candles. When…

Growth by Going Global – Paris’ Final Day

This is our last day in France. This trip has been an emotional roller coaster for me. When we got to our hosts families I had the hardest time adjusting. I cried for a good amount of time. I learned that we need to get though the rough patches of life before we can enjoy…

The day with the jalapeno pepper

Today was a very fun and eventful day for the Dallas Delegation. We started off the day by arriving at school at 8:45 and going to their school store called “Bear Necessities”. All of us bought some UA gear and headed up to our room where we met the global education director in Dallas, Mrs….

Learning about life in Dallas

Day 2: Today started with another warm welcome by the global department here in Dallas. We were led by 2 ambassadors, Carli and Peyton, who showed us all around campus. Many of us found it interesting that the school used id badges as their way of entry into the buildings. Another cool part of the…