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Sister Cathy Campbell

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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.

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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..

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Technology Wisdom Prayer

This prayer by Cathy Campbell asks guidance and peace among the multitude of information available to us from current technology sources.

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Do spirituality and technology connect?

Sister Cathy Campbell reflects on the relationship between technology and spirituality through the lens of Providence.

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Ai Weiwei – artist for justice

Sister Cathy Campbell writes about visiting the Ai Weiwei art exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art recently.

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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.

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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…

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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.