Sister Cathy Campbell
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Sisters companion, advocate for immigrants
“I expect that demand for services will increase as President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration (Nov. 20, 2014) is implemented. I am concerned that exploiters of the situation will take advantage of vulnerable people. I am glad I can still help,” she said.
Journey of the Spirit: companioning a Providence Associate Candidate
When we began our journey a year ago, we were strangers. As we reach this milestone, we have become companions on the journey with a Provident God who often surprises us with twists and turns along the path.
Sister Barbara Ann Zeller: modern-day foundress
“Here, it is always like a rolling horizon. Sister Barbara has a way of gathering people and empowering them to fly,” says Cindy Richards, chief operating officer and property manager for the residences for Providence Self-Sufficiency Ministries..
Walking with the people from a position of influence: Sister Therese Guerin Sullivan
Statistics from the National Association of Church Personnel (posted at www.usccb.org in 2013) reported that: “About one-quarter of all diocesan chancellors are women. . . a position of considerable influence in many dioceses.”
Cleveland bishop: value in women’s leadership
“I value women in leadership roles because they share a desire to serve God and God’s people, and they bring different perspectives and aspects of human relationships to conversations and decision-making that enrich the whole process,” Bishop Lennon stated.
Sister Kathleen Bernadette Smith: Joyful collaboration in a prophetic mission
Sister Kathleen Bernadette Smith has ministered almost 20 years as a pastoral associate at St. Felicitas Parish in Chicago. She collaborates with parish staff, parishioners, local community leaders, archdiocesan and SP-led teams and committees to proclaim the Gospel in a joyful, prophetic way richly textured by her African-American spirituality.
Technology Wisdom Prayer
This prayer by Cathy Campbell asks guidance and peace among the multitude of information available to us from current technology sources.
Do spirituality and technology connect?
Sister Cathy Campbell reflects on the relationship between technology and spirituality through the lens of Providence.
Ai Weiwei – artist for justice
Sister Cathy Campbell writes about visiting the Ai Weiwei art exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art recently.
Summer soul food
Sister Cathy Campbell describes a few books that could provide good summer soul food. Here are four you might want to consider packing in your duffle bag this year.
Miracle Place – drop in for Hope
Driving down 10th Street in Indianapolis towards Temple, one sees the challenges of life that residents in this urban neighborhood face daily. A few houses and buildings seem deserted; others need repairs. At 940 North Temple, however, stands a bright blue house that is a beacon of Providence and hope, a place of welcome where…
Sister Cathy Buster called “heart and soul” of new migrant farm family community in Arcadia, Fla.
As a realist, I don’t often get blown away, but in November 2012, when Sister of Providence Cathy Buster gave me a tour of Casa Juan Bosco in Arcadia, Fla., I experienced that feeling of being with someone who could dream dreams and marshal the resources to make them come true in mega form. With…
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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.