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The Philosophy of Fair Trade

Note: the following piece was co-authored by Providence Associates Jane Fischer, Joan Frisz and Suzie Ray. “The economy should serve people, not the other way around.” All the principles of fair trade embody this principle of Catholic social teaching. Fair trade promotes the dignity of workers by ensuring fair wages and by helping vulnerable producers…

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Earth Day 2024 in Photos!

A wonderful time was had by all!

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Implicit Bias Calls to Action

Work together to eliminate bias

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Implicit Bias

People can act based on prejudice and stereotypes without intending to do so

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First Journal of Travel (by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin)

Pray for our Sisters as they travel to France

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Sister Rosemary Eyler (formerly Sister Mary Luke)

Sister Rosemary Eyler, formerly Sister Mary Luke, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. She was 93 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 75 years. Commentary By Sister Ann Casper, SP Reading: Mark 10:13-16 One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could touch…

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Sisters of Providence to host ceasefire prayer vigil

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are inviting persons of all faith traditions to join them for a prayer vigil regarding the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. The prayer vigil will call for a ceasefire and peace in Gaza and Israel. It is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m., on Thursday,…

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Social justice best practices: Stop bystanding

Stop being a bystander

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Sister Grace Marie Meehan

We will miss your gracious smile

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Sister Laurette Bellamy

‘She was a force’

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Sister Clelia Cecchetti (formerly Sister Rosina)

‘I hope to someday sing with her again.’

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Celebrating National Catholic Schools Week

Join us in celebrating National Catholic Schools Week!

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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.