Sister Ann Sullivan
From the time of the first humans assessing where they were and who created them and their world, there has been an understanding that the Universe was created by the hand of a magnificent Creator. Unfortunately, in centuries since then, religious meaning has focused on issues of the human person and not the human in…Read more
Jesus said: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the ship. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming, leaves the sheep and runs away. The wolf catches and scatters them. This is because he works for pay…Read more
The two disciples recounted what had taken place on the way, and how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of the bread. While they were still speaking about this, Jesus stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” But they were startled, and terrified, and thought that they…Read more
On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst saying, “Peace be with you.” The disciples rejoiced when they saw him. Again, Jesus said, “Peace be with you, as the Father has sent…Read more
Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. She ran to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put…Read more
After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” As he passed by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the sea; they…Read more
This is what John the Baptist proclaimed: “One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to stoop and loosen the thongs of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” It happened in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and…Read more
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Those who wish to come after me must deny themselves, take up their cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the…Read more
When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets,” He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter said…Read more
But the woman came and did him homage, saying, “Lord, help me.” He said in reply, “It is not right to take the food of children and throw it to the dogs.” She said, “Please Lord, for even the dogs eat the scraps that fall from the table of their masters.” Then Jesus said to…Read more
During the fourth watch of the night, he came toward them walking on the sea. When the disciples saw him waking on the sea, they were terrified. “It is a ghost,” they said, and they cried out in fear. At once, Jesus spoke to them, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” (Matthew…Read more
Sister Ann has been a Sister of Providence since 1964. Her main ministry through those years has been teaching, grades one through graduate level. She presently teaches theology at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She has also ministered as director of a mental health center.
In her free time you will find Sister Ann enjoying nature in as many ways as possible, especially working in a large perennial and a small vegetable garden. She also values time with family and friends.