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We continue to pray for all as a new school year begins

Returning to school can be both stressful and something of a relief

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Of motorcycles and trains and blessings at the Woods

“Hurry, get out and give the motorcycle guy a card for the upcoming motorcycle blessing!” So, I jumped out and handed the rider the announcement of the “Motorcycle Blessing and Barbecue.” I hurried back to the car, just as the arms of the crossing went up and the lights stopped flashing. 

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We’re Surrounded!

Why not consider making yourself a circle of witnesses this week?

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Facts, Inspiration and Reflection Starters: Saint Teresa of Avila

‘Do I place myself in Providence and reverence the place and time as a true gift rather than looking back or worrying about the future?’

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Anti-Racism: the Providence Community’s justice focus for 2021-2026

We commit to partnering with other groups in prayer, education, action and advocacy to: explore the systemic roots of racism in our countries and in our own lives; identify areas of our lives in which we may be complicit with racist attitudes and actions …

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Musings on International Day of Friendship

I want to think that at the heart of most people is a desire to get along, to come together, to share what we have in common rather than to focus on our differences.

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Reflecting on a Palm Sunday tradition

Blessings, peace and love to each of you this Holy Week. And, perhaps you’ll want to take up this tradition?

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A prayer for Christmas healing during COVID-19

Somewhere God, in my heart’s quiet place, I do give thanks for the birth of Jesus, your Son

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We learned so much about ourselves as individuals, but had the added benefit of learning about one another.

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A Prayer for Teachers during this pandemic

Give us an abundance of patience as we learn to juggle our teaching, sanitizing, distancing and masking, while trying to be attentive to the needs of our students.

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A Prayer for Students

Embrace these students and teachers with your love.

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A Prayer for Teachers during this pandemic

May your wisdom O God be our wisdom, your patience, our patience and your love, our love.

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Sister Paula has been a Sister of Providence since 1967. She has ministered as a teacher, director of vocations, pastoral associate and as a General Councilor for the Sisters of Providence. She currently ministers as director of programs and retreats at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.