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Asked to move for the sake of the mission

By Sister Ann Casper | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

“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.”

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Passing the baton

By Sister Ann Casper | August 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Harve has been coming to the Woods from Chicago for several years to visit a friend, Sister Agnes Maureen Badura, so he already knows several sisters

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Paul J. Adams III: A closer look

By Sister Ann Casper | June 27, 2018 | 2 Comments

‘It is clear to us, Paul, that you embrace wholeheartedly our charism of trust in Providence.’

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Surprised and delighted at the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Dinner

By Sister Ann Casper | June 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

On June 2, the general officers of the Sisters of Providence hosted our annual Saint Mother Theodore Dinner, an evening which honors all our benefactors and allows us to express our gratitude for their gifts of time, prayer, skills, expertise and resources. You can read more about the 2018 Queen Amelia, Sarah and Joseph Thralls…

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Awards dinner honors time, talent and treasure

By Sister Ann Casper | June 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

View the event’s photo album here. General Superior Sister Dawn Tomaszewski welcomed 226 guests to the June 2 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Dinner, noting that the annual event has become a very important way for us to thank our many benefactors for being instruments of God’s loving care for us. The theme of the evening…

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After 17 years, God has the last laugh

By Sister Ann Casper | May 3, 2018 | 19 Comments

Ever since I made my retirement from my present ministry as Executive Director of Mission Advancement for 17 years somewhat public, it’s been interesting to hear people’s reactions. “So soon?” one person queried, with tongue in cheek, and another marveled that I would have stayed at fundraising for so long! Actually, there’s a bit of…

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March 25, 2018: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

By Sister Ann Casper | March 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

Reading: Philippians 2:6-11 Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped. Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, coming in human likeness; and found human in appearance, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on…

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March 18, 2018: Fifth Sunday in Lent

By Sister Ann Casper | March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John: 11: 1-45 The sisters of Lazarus sent word to Jesus saying, “Master, the one you love is ill.” When Jesus heard this he said, “This illness is not to end in death, but is for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” Now Jesus loved Martha…

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March 11, 2018: Fourth Sunday in Lent

By Sister Ann Casper | March 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the Second Scrutiny Readings: John: 9: 1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38 As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth. He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared the clay on his eyes, and said to him, “Go wash in the Pool of Siloam” — which means Sent…

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March 4, 2018: Third Sunday of Lent

By Sister Ann Casper | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Celebrating the First Scrutiny Readings: John 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 Jesus came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there. Jesus, tired from his journey, sat down there at the well. It was about noon. A woman of Samaria…

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September 24, 2017: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | September 21, 2017 | 2 Comments

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with them for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. Going out about nine o’clock, the landowner saw others standing idle in the marketplace, and…

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September 17, 2017: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to settle accounts with his…

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Sister Ann Casper, SP, is the executive director of the Mission Advancement office for the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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