“Who wants to go in a prison?” Sister Dorothy lamented. “We were scared. We were afraid.”
After a brief pause, Sister Dorothy said, “It was ignorance and fear that made us scared.” Sister Dorothy tells of more than 40 years of prison ministry.
‘Whatever time you give is a gift’Read more
“There is urgency in what is going on nationally, in the church and in society. There is such a need for women religious, and for other persons of faith, to really be leaders in this work towards justice,” said Sister Barbara Battista, the new social justice promoter for the Sisters of Providence.Read more
With the upcoming Fall Architectural Tour at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods coming soon, we thought it might be of interest to take a look at some of the buildings that contributed to the National Register of Historic Places. Among those buildings is the Church of the Immaculate Conception. In her book, “The History of the Sisters of…Read more
‘Sister was gentle – and in her gentleness, she possessed strength.’Read more
“I believe people of faith are being called to take the lead and imagine how we can be together — how we can offer alternatives to hate and division.” Sister of Providence Tracey Horan and her justice ministry at Faith in Indiana.Read more
‘I guess that is why I am called to be a Sister of Providence … the journey has certainly called me to place my faith in Providence.’Read more
Jason Moon serves as media relations manager for the Sisters of Providence. Previously, he spent more than 16 years in the newspaper industry.