Kennedy gets promotion at Ursuline Sisters

CANFIELD — The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown have promoted Brigid Kennedy to chief mission officer.

Kennedy now serves as president of Ursuline Ministries and will continue in that role in addition to mission integration, planning and operations responsibilities for the Sisters.

Sister Mary McCormick, general superior, said, “Our Mission encompasses our sponsored ministries and those reflecting our charism, from legacy ministries where we have long had a presence to new partnerships that reflect our commitment to Gospel service and social justice. It also includes care for the Sisters whose lives have been the embodiment of that call to witness God’s love in our world.”

McCormick said Kennedy serves the sisters with leadership in finance, human resources, strategic

planning, resource development and their COVID-19 response.

“Brigid has great vision for the ministries and compassion and respect for our Sisters,” she said.

Kennedy has more than 24 years of service with the Ursuline Sisters.

The Ursuline Sisters are located at 4250 Shields Road, Canfield.

Among the projects of the Ursuline Sisters are Beatitude House, Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, Ursuline Education & Wellness Center, Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten and Ursuline Sisters Senior Living.

Its life and ministries are rooted in the charism of its founder, St. Angela Merici.



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