The Ursuline Center Ministries

The Ursuline Center is a resource for the ministries of The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown. The Center encompasses


Group and Individual Swim Lessons and Water Aerobics

ARTHRITIS Aquatics by Woodlands and the Arthritis Foundation: Mon,Wed,Fri AM and Tues,Thurs PM: Contact- Cathy Crawford  330.792.7681 Water Aerobics Classes Sponsored by the Ursuline Center: Mon,Wed,PM and Tues,Thurs,Sat AM: Contact -Sister Jan Gier at 330.799.4941 Current Session M-W: April 27 to July 1, 2015   20 sessions, $80.00 (4, 5 & 6 pm classes) T-TH: April 28 …

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Individual Pastoral Counseling, Project Rachel and Bereavement Counseling

Pastoral counseling is a branch of counseling in which psychologically trained ministers, rabbis, priests and other persons provide therapy services. Pastoral counselors often integrate modern psychological thought and method with traditional religious training in an effort to address psychospiritual issues in addition to the traditional spectrum of counseling services. Meet Sister Pauline as she shares …

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

“Shawls … made for centuries universal and embracing, symbolic of an inclusive, unconditionally loving, God. They wrap, enfold, comfort, cover, give solace, mother, hug, shelter and beautify. Those who have received these shawls have been uplifted and affirmed, as if given wings to fly above their troubles…”Written in 1998 by: Janet Bristow Copyright © Whether …

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Prison Ministry

The Ursuline Sisters’ Prison Ministries serves the spiritual and religious needs of Catholic inmates in the prisons of the Mahoning Valley, as well as other inmates seeking to know about the Catholic faith and way of life. The Pew Charitable Trust has recently released a study of U.S. incarceration statistics. There are more people in …

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Speech and Hearing Services

The Ursuline Center Speech and Hearing Services offers screening, evaluation, and therapy for hearing, speech and language. The Speech and Hearing services also offers hearing aid fittings, sales and repairs.  The director of the Ursuline Center Speech and Hearing services is Carol Mentges, a licensed speech pathologist and audiologist. Carol is an Associate of the …

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Spiritual Direction and Retreats in Daily Life

Are you looking for some direction in your life–something more? A spiritual director, companion, mentor, or guide may help you along on your journey of discovery. “Spiritual direction explores a deeper relationship with the spiritual aspect of being human. Simply put, spiritual direction is helping people tell their sacred stories everyday. Spiritual direction has emerged …

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Walsh University-Canfield Campus

Walsh University – Canfield Campus, located at the Ursuline Center on Shields Road, offers two accelerated degree programs for busy working adults. Adults twenty-three years of age and older can obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management while attending evening classes. Transfer credit from accredited universities is also accepted. Teachers who are looking to …

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The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

  The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Get fit, have fun, make friends! Current and Prospective Members, Note New Location: The Ursuline Motherhouse  4250 Shields Rd., Canfield SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Have fun and move to the music through …

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