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Sister Ann Casper

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Community prayer via Skype™

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.

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Prayer

A prayer of presence

Sister Ann Casper, executive director of Mission Advancement for the Sisters of Providence, shares a prayer on offering God’s presence to others.

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Taiwanese sister journeys home with the Sisters of Providence

(This article reprinted from the Summer 2013 edition of HOPE) Su-Hsin Huang (pronounced Soo-Sheen Wang) came to the United States from Taiwan for the first time in 2003 to explore entering the Sisters of Providence. She recalled her father asking her what she knew of the community, of the United States — where she would…

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Ministry of Care: homemaking for healthcare residents

(This article was originally printed in the Summer 2013 edition of HOPE.) Sister Su-Hsin is from a culture that considers their elderly “treasures,” giving them great deference and respect. This makes her a natural as a member of the Ministry of Care Team at Providence Health Care at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, which addresses the spiritual, emotional…

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A Blessing on Our Homes

O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and stranger alike. May our homes know joy, laughter, support and acceptance within their walls. May all homes filled with illness or grief feel the warmth…

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Gospel reflection

Feb. 24, 2013: 2nd Sunday of Lent

Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus that he was going to accomplish in…

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February 17, 2013: 1st Sunday of Lent

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and when they were over he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command…

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Feb. 10, 2013: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

When Jesus had finished speaking (to the crowds from the boat) he said to Simon, ‘Put out into deep water and cast out your nets for a catch.’ Simon replied, ‘Master, we worked hard all night long and caught nothing, but if you say so, I will cast out the nets.’ And when they had…

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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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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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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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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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