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Creative writing from cosmic reflection

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 3:59 am by

Attentive, alert
What will Providence do next?
May I be present Continue reading

A family pilgrimage to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 1:31 am by

“Are those violets, mama?” my son asked looking at the beautiful, violet colored blossoms in our neighbor’s garden.  This was our family’s first spring in the US and violets are quite alien to us, having just moved from our home in India. Our interest in  Continue Reading »

Anti-Racism Retreat a valuable experience

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 5:30 am by

“I was opened up to the reality that giving access to others does not dismantle racism.” Continue reading

Mountaintop moments at Ameristar protest

Posted on June 27, 2015 at 4:06 am by

Sisters of Providence Postulant Tracey Horan reflects on participation at Ameristar protest: “Once our bus arrived in East Chicago, we gathered with workers and organizers from St. Louis, Detroit, New Orleans, Tunica, Mississippi, and southern Indiana. Amid a sea of red Unite HERE shirts, we greeted one another, shared food and conversation, and exchanged union pins. The sense of solidarity and energy around a common goal grew as we prepared for the boycott demonstration.” Continue reading

Miracles of hope, family, and healing

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 1:20 am by

As a Sister of Providence, Sister Jan Craven devotes a great deal of her time to her ministry. Not only does she spend time in prayer, but she also assists with tours, serves as a hostess to visiting groups, steps in as a docent, and volunteers for  Continue Reading »

‘Old Gym’ being torn down

Posted on June 4, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Demolition began on Monday, June 1 Continue reading

Sculptor and security: Bill Wolfe

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sculptures recently unveiled for public Continue reading

Comments on Torture Awareness Month

Posted on June 2, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Take part in a 23-hour fast for a #TortureFreeWorld Continue reading

Sisters offer reaction to college’s co-ed announcement

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 5:30 am by

“This is a decision that is rooted for tomorrow.” Continue reading

Pentecost 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 6:00 am by

I’m often asked to write a blog for feast days or holy seasons — Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Easter; and I’m okay with those. However, I’ve been asked a few times to write for the feast of Pentecost. I dread it.  Continue Reading »

Activism and organizing matter

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Passing of reparations package in Chicago to benefit torture victims Continue reading

Warning, this album may contain photos of sunbathing nuns

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 4:00 am by

There’s a really neat photo album scrapbook that Sister Jean Fuqua has put together of St. Joseph Lake and its revitalization project over the past decades. Some of the photos from the album were just too fun not to share. So I offer you a sampling here. Continue reading

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