established a new way of living religious life, refusing the cloister,
insisting her Sisters have the freedom to go out to serve, a daring and
prophetic idea for that era.
Celebrating 400 years, the Sisters of the Society of Saint Ursula have lived
out her vision, adapting themselves to the demands of each new age, being
supported and challenged by life in community.
in Jesus Christ and in the spirituality of Ignatius Loyola, they have shared
Anne's mission for the human and spiritual development of those whom they
are called to serve.
Today, the Federation
of the Society of Saint Ursula, numbering 600 Sisters, is present on four
continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Their ministry focuses
on the areas of education, social justice, spirituality and pastoral ministry.