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Gospel reflection

Sunday, March 27, 2022: Fourth Sunday of Lent

‘Remind them that they always have a home in your heart.’

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Sunday, March 20, 2022: Third Week of Lent

‘… think of the relief you’ll feel facing Easter with a clean heart!’

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Sunday, March 13, 2022: Second Sunday of Lent

‘It is true? Is it helpful? Is it inspiring? Is it necessary? Is it kind?

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Sunday, March 6, 2022: First Sunday of Lent

‘It’s the first week of Lent – are you tempted yet?

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One Good Day: Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving this year, in many ways, hearkens back to Thanksgivings of old. As a nation, we remain bitterly divided politically. Those on the margins face terrible persecution. But mightn’t we still manage to have one good day together?

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‘Dear Friend’

Did you have a pen pal growing up? What did you learn from your pal?

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Musings on World Poetry Day

Today, why not discover the work of a poet you’ve never heard of before?

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Enlarging Your “I”

Everything you do now in the interest of others, in the interest of stemming the tide of this disease, is growing yourself beyond your former boundaries. And that is a good thing.

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The Art of Isolation

Let the holy within you rise
to greet silence as a friend
and enter into prayer
that moves and lives
and has being in you
for as long as it lasts.

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Providence Associates reflect on the year of integration

“I developed an understanding of ‘community,’ a feeling of inclusiveness and the power of presence with God, Saint Mother Theodore and each other. It was a mystical time.” Providence Associates share about the life-giving year of integration as they moved toward becoming Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Providence Associate Ann Henderson: connected by Providence, justice

I would say that if you are looking for a connection with people who care deeply about intimacy with God by following Jesus and standing with those of the edge of society, then become a Providence Associate!

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Get to know Providence Associate Shawn Shamsaie: through adversity to Providence

“When I arrived in the USA, I wasn’t angry or sad. I just felt lost. I learned that the future is never certain, and in order to make it, I must push forward.”

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Providence Associate Lori Strawn is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Witchita, Kansas. A 1987 graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Lori formerly served on the advisory board for the Providence Associates.