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Sharing Prayer, Celebrations, Ministry and Friendship, Carrying the spirit of St. Angela Merici and St. Ursula: a spirit of prayer, of action, and dedication to God's Kingdom. Over 140 women and men now share prayer and life in the spirit of St. Angela with the Ursuline Sisters.

Mission Statement of the Associates

"The Ursuline Associates of Toledo continue to strengthen their spirituality as it reflects Angela's charism so that they might inspire others to share their pilgrim journey."

The Toledo Associate Board

The Associate board assists in supporting a variety of activities such as the Prayer Shawl ministry, the food collection, book discussions, annual retreat, and participating in other Ursuline events. Associates are invited to attend the Ursuline Convocation, Ursuline Community celebrations and be involved in the annual Assembly of the Sisters.

L - Joan Keavy R - Mary RichardL - Joan Keavy R - Mary RichardWays to be in relationship with the Sisters:

Prayer Associate –
commitment to pray with the Sisters for the intentions of the Sisters, Associates and friends

Ministry Associate –
commitment to ministry in your parish community, the Ursuline community or the local community – regular group reflection in light of St. Angela's spirit, and active participation with the Ursuline Sisters in events and gatherings.


If you would like to learn more about St. Angela, the Ursuline Sisters and the Associate program, please contact Sarah Abts at 419-382-1956 or 


Sarah Abts - Director
TBA - Director Elect 
Kitty Meyers - Past Director
Chrissy Rode- Secretary


Bonnie Krochmalny
Sophia Lloyd
Val Myers
Sister Carol Reamer
Barbara Torio


New Associate Welcomed October 2017


Eric Baho with mentor Sr. M. AntoinetteEric Baho with mentor Sr. M. Antoinette Mentors Pauline Broadway and Richard Hens with Bonnie Tolles in the centerMentors Pauline Broadway and Richard Hens with Bonnie Tolles in the center