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Warm hearts welcome postulant Anna Fan

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 5:10 am by

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods welcome postulant Anna Fan in a heart-warming entrance ceremony on Nov. 13. Continue reading

Mother Theodore’s spirit is alive in the 8 women in formation

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 5:30 am by

There are eight women in initial formation with the Sisters of Providence, who will continue Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy and mission. Learn more about the SPs humble beginnings when you tour the Shrine that opens to the public on October 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. Encourage new vocations with single, Catholic women that you may know and invite them to our Fall Discernment Weekend on Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Continue reading

Toward the future: young sisters look forward

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:00 am by

“The Congregation members support each other through difficult challenges and situations. No one works through the difficulties alone. Through several sisters, I see a passion for mission, ministry, prayer, and community, which is contagious,” Sister Dina said.
Three of our newest Sisters of Providence recently shared their thoughts about the future. Sisters Arrianne Whittaker and Dina Bato are temporarily professed and Sister Joni Luna is a novice in her second year of formation. Continue reading

New membership update: sharing the SPs with a new generation

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 6:00 am by

Inviting women to consider life as a Sister of Providence (SP) continues to be a priority for the Congregation. Young women are still prayerfully considering joining. Some have told us they are attracted to our mission “to honor Divine Providence and to further God’s loving plans by devoting ourselves to works of love, mercy and justice in service among God’s people.” Continue reading

Community prayer via Skype™

Posted on January 15, 2014 at 8:40 am by

Sisters Brigid Ann and Eileen Bonner are in Louisville and Sister Mary Morley (formerly Sister David Mary) is in Cincinnati. The time to pray is marked on the computer monitor. They gather “face to face” by way of Skype. You’ll find them there weekdays at 4 p.m. and weekends at 10 a.m. Continue reading

Sister Marilyn Baker

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 11:08 am by

Sister Marilyn Baker shares about her life and call as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in these short video segments. Continue reading

“Don’t be afraid” Sister Marilyn Baker advises women considering religious life

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:28 am by

In this video Sister of Providence Marilyn Baker advices women who may being called to religious life today to let go of their fears, lean on God’s Providence and give it a try. Continue reading

Vowed for love, mercy and justice

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:05 am by

Four recently perpetually vowed Sisters of Providence reflect what it is to live the mission and service of a Sister of Providence in the world today. Continue reading

SP mission: alive with the times

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:00 am by

From 1840 to 2013 our mission has remained unchanged. The expression of that mission, the way we live it out has evolved so that we can continue to serve people facing the pressing needs of the times. Continue reading

A spiritual presence in the world

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:00 am by

Sister Laura Parker meets the challenges of ministering as a hospice chaplain by maintaining a relationship with God and by gaining strength from her Sisters of Providence community. Continue reading

Sisters Hannah & Arrianne on the Nun’s Life podcast

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 3:29 pm by

Recently two of our youngest sisters, Sister Hannah Corbin and Sister Arrianne Whittaker, participated in A Nun’s Life podcast recorded at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Listen as they talk about what attracted them to religious life, challenges they’ve faced, and more. Listen  Continue Reading »

Sister Deborah Campbell to take Perpetual Vows Sunday

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 9:00 pm by

Sister Deborah Campbell, who will take Perpetual Vows on Sunday, June 30, talks about her ministry with Catholic Relief Services. Continue reading

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