Sister Denise Wilkinson
Content written by Sister Denise
January 29, 2023: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
‘Jesus knew himself, trusted himself, accepted himself as the Son of God and so dared to live the mission given to him.’
January 22, 2023: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
‘We know his decision.’
Sisters of Providence presence expanding at the border
Although Tracey’s enthusiasm for her ministry never waned, “the distance and separation from community and family had been hard. I knew I would need support from my sisters … so I extended an invitation to join me here in Nogales.” Sisters Marilú Covani, SP, and Nancy Bartasavich, SP, accepted that invitation.
January 15, 2023: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
I like to think that today’s Gospel builds on the Godspell hint that John’s recognition of Jesus wasn’t instantaneous
January 8, 2023: The Epiphany of the Lord
We are more alike than different
January 1, 2023: Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
Mary deserves a feast day of the highest rank celebrating a mystery of faith
Saint Mother Theodore’s guidance among the troubles an blessings of change
When we feel overwhelmed by the troubles and blessings of change, who can be our mentor, our friend, our wisdom figure? I suggest our own Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, a woman who faced a myriad of change — always with realism, hope and an unwavering trust in Providence,
Sister Jessica Vitente: Leading and being led to God
Sister Jessica hopes the Newman Center provides the college students served with companions on the journey in service with one another, to the campus community and the community at large. Most importantly, the Center must let students know they are loved, accepted and belong to the community.
Sunday, February 27, 2022: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
‘This Gospel sets me on a new path as I make my Lenten plan.’
Sunday, February 20, 2022: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
‘Perhaps you’d like to use the statements above with the name of your choosing and see where it goes.’
Sunday, February 13, 2022: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Every day, I make the choice – turn away or jump into the fray, help create the kin-dom of God here and now
Sunday, February 6, 2022: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
If you’d like, choose one of these words: impromptu, resistance, astonishment, recognition, conviction, conversion. Why that word?
Sister Denise was the general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from 2006-2016. She previously served as a high school teacher, college administrator, postulant/novice director and director of advancement and communications for the Congregation. Currently, Sister Denise serves the Congregation in various volunteer positions.