HOPE fall 2018 — Growing into our future where I am
As seen in HOPE
“I believe people of faith are being called to take the lead and imagine how we can be together — how we can offer alternatives to hate and division.”
Our elder sisters are right at HOME (helping ourselves meaningfully engage) on these fun field trips away from the Woods. Enjoy the photos at the park, visiting the world’s largest mailbox and more.
“Mindful of the effect of climate injustice on the cosmos, Earth, and its people, particularly the most vulnerable, we commit to work against climate injustice by collectively reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by two million pounds by June 2019, and by advocating for strong environmental policy.”
“Our moving would help the school and further Guerin’s mission, which is our mission” said another. “It is for the sake of the mission that I responded to the initial call to religious life and I continue to commit myself to this call whatever it asks of me, letting go of my own personal preferences.”
After visiting with Sister Marceline Mattingly, age 102, Jolyssa Cortez wrote: “I asked her in what year she was born and she said, ‘1915.’ I think that is amazing because she lived through so much history in her life. She said the most amazing part of the history she lived was seeing the technology industry grow. After my visit, I felt like a whole new person.”
“In this day and age and the world we live in — so fast moving — I believe prayer is very important, most important. I get back so much more than I ever give. I get a deeper faith. I’m just a better person for it. And it really gives me a lot of peace and comfort,” said Providence Associate Mickie Lane-Fredericks
Empty-handed, slightly late, disheveled, I kneel with nothing —
No beads to give a path to restless fingers, no pages I can turn to give a feel of progress …
Our recently redesigned website includes some neat, new features like “find a sister,” “search for a quote” and more. Our goal was to “provide a welcoming, enjoyable, inspiring space for the Providence community to connect, collaborate and grow in order to be Providence wherever they are.”
Harve will find himself among a myriad of kindred spirits who, like him, support and work to make the mission of the Congregation come alive.
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