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Five reasons to become a Providence Associate

Why become a Providence Associate? Here are five reasons.

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Journals and Letters week 31: Do good to all for the love of God

In caring for the sick Mother Theodore and her sisters were not deterred by differences in creed or heritage or race.

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HOPE summer 2021 — Sharing the light

Living through a pandemic has given the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods many opportunities for sharing the light.

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100+ year old sisters survive COVID-19

“She has a strong determination to live and has never let anyone do for her what she can do for herself.”

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Journals and Letters week 28: Death of the bishop

So impressed with the holiness of the bishop’s death, she reminds the sisters, “Especially let us never forget that if we wish to die like the Saints, we must live like them.”

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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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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.