Ursulines of Jesus
The Ursulines of Jesus- a group of women who spend their lives in answer to God’s call to “contemplate, celebrate, live and announce” the wonderful mystery of God’s love made visible in Jesus, Word made flesh. As an international congregation, founded in 1802, we belong to The Family of the Incarnation- our brother priests, The Sons of Mary Immaculate; our lay associates whom in Canada we call our “Charism Friends” and ourselves, The Ursulines of Jesus.
Together we give thanks that, with all our sisters and brothers, we can bring God’s healing, hope, love, mercy and the “Joy of the Gospel” to our world. Each day during community prayer, and in the silence of our hearts, we ponder the words from the Prologue of the Gospel of John, “The Word was made flesh and pitched His tent among us”. Our Incarnational charism, is summed up in our Book of Life, “The Covenant”: “Jesus reveals to us the true face of the human person, called to life, life in its fullness”; “The earth is God’s gift to us. We receive it as a blessing to share…But we claim as our own…what is meant for all…so, from the earth rises the cry of the poor….”