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Immigration injustice: what can I do?

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 13, 2020 |

Even a brief scan of daily headlines describing how immigrants are being treated at the Southern borders of the U.S. can cause a person of faith to cringe and cry out: “What can I do?”

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Interculturality: journey of radical welcome

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 20, 2019 |

Interculturality – What is it? Why has it become a notion central to many conversations in the Providence community? Why is it key as we continue to evolve as religious in the 21st Century?

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Sisters and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College: planting seeds of hope in a new generation

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 10, 2019 |

A volunteer Sister of Providence companion is embedded with each group of students. The course takes students on tours of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and more.

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Youth, elders learn from each other

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 12, 2018 |

After visiting with Sister Marceline Mattingly, age 102, Jolyssa Cortez wrote: “I asked her in what year she was born and she said, ‘1915.’ I think that is amazing because she lived through so much history in her life. She said the most amazing part of the history she lived was seeing the technology industry grow. After my visit, I felt like a whole new person.”

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Providence House restores families to wholeness

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 25, 2018 |

Today the biggest need is treating problems of addiction and their impact on individuals and the family systems of which they are a part. One hundred percent of the referrals that we are receiving for services for families are linked to the need for addiction recovery, especially from opioids and heroin.

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Firing up hope: SP prayer ministries

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 19, 2018 |

“Firing up hope” is how one correspondent describes what the prayer ministries of the Sisters of Providence mean to him as he daily faces the uncertainties of life without a steady job to earn money to feed his family. “We have truly tasted the painful side of life. Yet, I have not lost hope for a better tomorrow.”

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Prayer: Creating hope together

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 12, 2017 |

Provident God, dispelling darkness with the gift of a new dawn, fuel me with sensitivity and wisdom to break boundaries and create hope …

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Sister Maureen Fallon: supported by the Ministry Fund

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 12, 2017 |

“I am very grateful to those who contribute to the Ministry Fund and make it possible for me to be in this place to minister,” Sister Maureen said.

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Online exclusive: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Sisters of Providence seek more collaboration

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 17, 2017 |

Trustee Alice Shelton said the retreat was very important. “The public tends to view Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and the Sisters of Providence as being very close together.”

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Miracle Place: a beacon for the neighborhood

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 11, 2017 |

According to the two sisters, “the mission of Miracle Place is to offer hospitality, care, and concern. It is a place of spiritual refreshment where all who come may find refuge. Where all who are severely tried may be comforted. Where all who are lonely may find companionship. And where those without hope may find a renewed spirit.”

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Mother Theodore Moment: a history of collaborating in leadership

By Sister Cathy Campbell | October 3, 2016 |

Sister Mary Cecilia Bailey reflected on Saint Mother Theodore’s style of leadership in a letter sent May 16, 1856: “She blended the tenderness of a Mother with the firmness of a Superior so perfectly that her government was most happy and effectual . . . “

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On the shores of history – The gift of a Dover sunrise!

By Sister Cathy Campbell | March 2, 2016 |

‘I truly felt I was standing on the shores of history’

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Sister Cathy Campbell, SP, is a freelance writer and editor. She holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Spirituality from Catholic Theological Union/Chicago. Sister Cathy also ministers as a retreat facilitator for the Providence Spirituality and Conference Center with special interests in scripture and the mystics.

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