The Congregation of the Ursulines of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus (Polish: Zgromadzenie Sióstr Urszulanek Serca Jezusa Konającego), also known as the Grey Ursulines, is a Catholic order founded by Saint Ursula Julia Ledochowska in Poland. At present the Congregation consists of over 900 sisters in 12 countries. The nuns are committed to the service of poor people and specialize in providing educational opportunities.
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“Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.”
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from the penultimate verse in the New Testament; the last is: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
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