Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp
Content written by Sister Jeanne
Sisters of Providence provide leadership
“We … know Sister Jenny as a faithful daughter of Providence, someone whose own life experiences, like your own, have called her to let go in order to let something new come. Thank you, Victory Noll Sisters, for inviting us into your lives.”
Season of Creation 2022: Celebrating Saint Francis of Assisi
Let each of us commit ourselves to becoming more like Francis
The Sisters of Providence mission: living the Gospel today
Over the past 180+ years, the Sisters of Providence have continually asked themselves: “To whom and to what are we being called at this time in history? Who are ‘the miserable’ in the world today? Who are the vulnerable most in need of our service?”
Sister Kathleen Bernadette Smith: love of God strengthens love of others
Kate found the “fit” she was looking for with the Sisters of Providence. She found a group of religious women whose spirituality fit with hers and who shared her love of music. For Sister Kate, both of those characteristics define much of who she is.
Love, mercy, justice: working together to welcome the stranger
ne TeKolste’s reflection on her family’s journey to welcome an asylum family with the same love with which Mother Theodore and her companions were welcomed by the Thralls family more than 180 years ago.
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOTHERED US
May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us
Sisters of Providence struggles and wisdom amidst pandemic
For many sisters, extended time in prayer has been both a coping mechanism and a time of real growth for them during the pandemic. Sister Joni Luna put it this way: “I find that if I fill my cup a few times a day by entering into this God space, it helps get me through the chaos and unpredictable events of my day.”
Sending out a ‘Thank You’ in anticipation of School Principals’ Day!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for the many, many hours you have given and decisions you have made
Healing for suicide loss survivors
Sister Connie advises those who are suicide loss survivors to focus on three things: Resilience, finding meaning and purpose for oneself and forming enduring bonds.
Inspiring support for the mission of Providence
“The Sisters of Providence are real ‘stand up’ women who really, really live their faith and do the hard work. The sisters have adapted to the face of the Church. They stay so alive and vital. They are flexible and guided by Mother Theodore.”
Farewell to Guerin College Prep
Although the building is closed, our love and care and prayers for each young woman or man who called Guerin “home” will never end. For it is the people who are “Guerin Hig
Reflection and Prayer for an Execution
Forgiveness is a vital part of our faith; it is something we are called to do every day and something we ask of and receive unconditionally from God.
Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp has been a Sister of Providence since 1975. She currently serves on the Congregation leadership team. Previously she ministered as a teacher and administrator at the secondary and university levels.