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Journals and Letters week 24: Support and hope

“The future is yours.” Such a new chance for hope.

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Journals and Letters week 22: “I am so tired …”

Mother Theodore had to stay in charge and oversee everyone else. A true “mother.” And on top of all that the bishop keeps causing problem after problem. All of this is compounded by Mother Theodore’s chronic poor health that leaves her ill or weak much of the time.

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HOPE winter 2021 — Living the Gospel of Hope

Sisters of Providence reflect on and demonstrate how to live the Gospel of Hope in this moment in history in this issue of HOPE magazine.

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Journals and Letters week 14: Mother Theodore the fundraiser

Mother Theodore felt burnt out and ready to give up. Can’t we can all relate to having someone we care about urge us when we have lost hope?

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Journals and Letters week 10: First letters, bishop issues

As she goes on, we get a feel for more of the distress coming the sisters’ way from the bishop. “So far there has been nothing but complaints about us,” she writes.

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New Providence Associates share their journey, part 2

“This process not only gave me hope for the future, it renewed my spirit in being around an atmosphere where people love and have compassion for others.”

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New Providence Associates share their journey – part 1

“But on a spiritual level, I was called to examine my own life in its entirety, my beliefs and practices, and my role with and for others in Creation. I had to grow in ways I never imagined I would. I had to explore ideas that hadn’t really entered my mind before as parts of our faith life.”

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7 Reasons to give to the Sisters of Providence this Giving Tuesday

1. We need more Love, Mercy and Justice in the world
When you support the Sisters of Providence, you are supporting each Sister of Providence as she works to educate, advocate for and care for people on the margins of society. Is it hard for you to care for all the people in need you would like to help? When you donate to the Sisters of Providence you are supporting people in need through the work of the sisters.

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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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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.