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Way of the Cross for Vocations prayer guide

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A new start in the Providence Community

So, what brought these diverse women and men to seek something more with the Sisters of Providence?

Some said that as alums of former Sisters of Providence schools they were reconnecting with their roots.

One told how he had come to the Woods for a retreat and was inspired by what he saw.

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“Journals and Letters” week 3: at sea in 1840

I love the many instances where she studies and describes an animal for the reader. She tells of the whale’s massive head, as big as a house. The dark brown color of its back and how it spouts out water apparently by respiration as its jets are so regular.

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Butterflies, prayers and poetry: celebrating our sisters ages 90+

And so, Provident God, bless these women who have done so much, been so much, are so much. Thank you for giving them the strength and the courage to be transformed in your grace.

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HOPE fall 2020 — The path of Providence

In this issue we celebrate 100 years of ministry in Asia as well as exploring other areas impacting our world at this moment in history.

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You are invited to celebrate vows, share in a sister’s story

Join us virtually next week for two exciting opportunities celebrating some of our newer Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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HOPE summer 2020 — The circle of giving

In this issue of HOPE magazine we focus on some of our “treasures of the Woods,” or elder Sisters of Providence, and the meaningful lives of service they have offered.

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Sister Barbara Doherty: A Sister of Providence icon living with dementia

So many people hold so many great memories of Sister Barbara. Yet for Sister Barbara memory is the challenge. In 2010 Sister Barbara was diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s and vascular types.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: Funding God’s mission

Catholic sisters are funded by the Catholic Church, right? Actually, no; although many Catholics and non-Catholics alike hold this misconception.

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Am I doing enough about racial injustice?

Am I doing enough? It sure doesn’t feel like it when I see a video of a man murdered because of the color of his skin.

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Teachers have a lasting impact

We thought this story shared by Sister Florence Norton illustrates how special the relationship with a teacher can be, even after many years!

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Ask a sister: Sister Denise Wilkinson answers your questions

Sister Denise Wilkinson, SP, answers questions submitted by our followers on social media. She shares her favorite Bible verse in trying times, favorite author and more.

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Amy Miranda is a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence and a staff member in their Mission Advancement office. Amy is a 1998 graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She currently manages the SP publication HOPE and works on marketing support for Providence Associates, new membership and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.