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My secret life …

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:10 am by

Tom Balduf enjoys his time volunteering with the Sisters of Providence. Especially working in the Reflection Garden and spending time with the alpacas. Continue reading

Why do we volunteer?

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 6:27 am by

Why do Penny Frederick and Stacy Pierce volunteer with the Sisters of Providence? Because it feels good… Continue reading

So life affirming and so authentic…

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 6:22 am by

Dr. Will Hine shares how his experience as a volunteer for the Sisters of Providence has blessed him in so many ways. Continue reading

It’s Volunteer Week!

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 6:37 am by

It’s National Volunteer Week! Sisters, Providence Associates, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students, staff, faculty and alumni, along with all friends of Saint Mother Theodore are urged to engage in service in their local communities in collaboration with the 175th anniversary celebration, Rooted for Tomorrow: Planting New Seeds. Continue reading

Sister Mary Esther Lane turns 100!

Posted on April 11, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sisters celebrate birthdays of Sisters Mary Esther Lane and Sister Agnes Mary Raetz Continue reading

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Posted on April 9, 2015 at 4:42 pm by

Saturday, April 18, will be our 17th Annual Earth Day Celebration! Hard to believe, isn’t it? For 17 years, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (WVC) has hosted a city-wide party for Earth, bringing together people, educators, and entertainers, all focused on learning how to care for creation. Continue reading

Rwanda: Rising from the ashes

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Books offer first-person account of Rwandan genocide Continue reading

The Easter season of our everyday lives

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 2:53 am by

This season is our everyday lives. It is our every breath. It is not just the letting go of someone we love, but the letting go of what we know.
We rise with the Christ who showed us the way. We are Easter people. We are hope. We are love. Continue reading

Donation allows for trip to UN meetings

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sister Beth Wright reflects on UN Commission on the Status of Women Continue reading

Life is Happening!

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:41 am by

So the Woods has been making the news a lot lately. What’s got the people buzzing? Continue reading

I unite with all my sisters and all who share the charism of Providence …

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:17 am by

These are the women who taught me how to be who I am without apologizing, to be faithful to the Gospel even when it means being at odds with hierarchy, and to seek out peace in all things. I have learned so much about being a woman, a Christian, a Catholic, an environmental steward, and generally being a human from these people. Continue reading

To know better is to do better

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:30 am by

Many years ago while watching Maya Angelou speak as a guest on the Oprah Show I heard Maya say, “When you know better, you do better.”
I don’t know if she’s the first person who ever said that, but I’ve carried that comment with me ever since. Of course, it can be a struggle to do better even though you know better. But just knowing better is the first step.
I relate it to environmental issues a lot. If you don’t know something is bad for the environment, then you can’t do anything to change it. Continue reading

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