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William LeCroy, who is scheduled to be executed by the federal government at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, recently sent – through other sources – one of his poems to our very own Sister Barbara Battista, who will serve as his minister of record.

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Sister educators reminisce about Sisters of Providence Schools

“I hope they carried away the conviction that creating a community and working for the good of all people is possible and desired.”

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Good Shepherd Chapel formally blessed

‘This new cemetery celebrates these significant friends of the community and enables us to honor their loved ones during a difficult time.’

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Chicago Fire star sends birthday wishes to daughter of legendary Chicago firefighter

During these unprecedented, challenging times, Estelle especially appreciated the time Kinney took to wish her well and acknowledge her military service

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Moving ahead with action against death penalty

The federal death chamber is in Terre Haute, Indiana, a mere 10 miles from our Motherhouse

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Sister Barbara Doherty (formerly Sister Vincent Ferrer)

Thank you, Barbara. Help us keep on the good path, the one marked out for us.

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Sister Joan Slobig (formerly Sister Denis Mary)

My life has been one wonderful adventure!

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Congregation statement on ACLU lawsuit

We will continue to pray for death row inmates and their families, for all victims and their families, and for legislators, who hold in their hands the life or death of these inmates.

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One millennial’s journey to life as a Sister of Providence

Millennial Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Sister Tracey Horan, SP, shares her story of becoming a Catholic sister in this live-recorded video from July 27, 2020.

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Leadership statement on recent federal executions

We will continue to pray for the victims and their families, for death row inmates and their families, and for legislators who determine life or death decisions.

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2018-19 Annual Report

Your kindness and generosity to us have that same kind of monumental impact. My awareness of that profound inter-connectedness of all of us has deepened even more as I have reflected on the data and the stories provided in this annual report. Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, General Superior, June 2020 Read more of Sister Dawn’s message…

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Newsnotes

Awards and recognition, a new alpaca, loving support and more. Get the newest updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are a congregation of Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who minister throughout the United States and Taiwan. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840. The congregation has a mission of being God's Providence in the world by committing to performing works of love, mercy and justice in service among God's people.