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Gospel reflection

Feb. 3, 2013: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus began speaking in the synagogue, saying: “Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” And all spoke highly of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They also asked, “Isn’t this the son of Joseph?” He said to them, “Surely you will quote me this proverb, ‘Physician,…

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Story

Occupational neurosis

Well, I guess I could have called it writer’s cramp, but having an occupational neurosis has a much more interesting ring to it! And along about mid-December every year, I even look forward to having a serious case of it! You see, I have the happy task of acknowledging all the financial gifts sent to…

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A Priceless Gift

This article is reprinted from the summer 2012 issue of HOPE. Two years ago when I visited another congregation of women religious, I was struck by a quote of their foundress which seemed to appear every place I turned. The same quote — in the chapel on a wall plaque, on a banner hanging in…

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Prayer

Litany of Our Lady of Providence

A litany is a well-known form of prayer consisting of a series of petitions with a response that is the same for all petitions or for several in succession. Litany of Our Lady of Providence Our Lady of Providence, woman of response, pray for us. Our Lady of Providence, whose continuing “yes” fed your life…

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Prayer

Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home

Woman of response whose initial “yes” set in motion the greatest possibility that could ever be; whose continuing “yes” fed a developing faith thoughout a lifetime of availability to God’s power in her regard. Woman of relationship whose openness let others into her life to shape it, to form it; whose surrender left her vulnerable…

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Story

Sisters of Providence Foundation Day is Oct. 22

Mother Theodore used to tell that when she saw the place they were coming to (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana), her strength failed her, and it was with difficulty she was able to walk down the ravine, cross the little stream below on a log, and come up to the rude habitation to which they were conducted….

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Dorothy and Charles Stuart: Sharing Their God-given Blessings

It doesn’t take long into a conversation with Dorothy and Charles Stuart to realize that even in their 80s, they still have a zest for life, as well as a keen sense of humor that has sustained them through many serious illnesses. The occasion for our visit was to present the Stuarts with the Queen…

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Sister Ann Casper, SP, retired as the executive director for Mission Advancement for the Sisters of Providence in 2018 and currently serves as minister of Providence Community Cemetery at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sister Ann has ministered in various scholastic and administrative positions in Indiana and North Carolina. She also was a member of the Sisters of Providence leadership team, serving as General Secretary.

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