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Easter blessings and prayerful support

The Sisters of Providence wish you a happy Easter! We hope Sister Dawn’s messages bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

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Prayer of Reunion

Please join the Sisters of Providence and all who share in the charism of Providence by saying this prayer at 3 p.m. daily, wherever you may be.

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Sister Christine Patrick

Christine brought the fruits of her prayer life to her ministries

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Sisters Maureen Abbott and Denise Wilkinson: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?

Seeing what is essential is at the heart of what it means to me to be a Catholic sister, a Sister of Providence.

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Sisters Joseph Fillenwarth and Ann Casper: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?

Being a Sister of Providence is just icing on the cake because our community is vibrant, creative, joy filled and lives a sense of mission that is undaunted.

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Sisters Jan Craven and Paula Damiano: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister Today?

‘I love to teach … and so to interact with people who come for programs, retreats, tours, spiritual direction, workshops, or other events only gives me life’

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Joint effort response regarding coronavirus

‘We have begun to plan for how the spread of the coronavirus might impact our community.’

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Sister Mary Rita Griffin (formerly Sister Mary Paula)

‘If you knew her well, you knew that above all, she loved Jesus and his Mother Mary with every ounce of her being.’

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2017-18 Annual Report

“The facts and figures contained in the Annual Report witness once again to the reality that the Providence of God manifests itself in the financial generosity as well as in the service of so many friends.” Read more of Sister Dawn’s message to our generous supporters and annual report from 2017-18.

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Sister Francis Edwards (formerly Sister Francis Bernard)

‘… her persistence and determination were not characteristics with which she sought to get her own way but characteristics with which she followed the law of God …’

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Join the Lenten Food Waste Fast!

Are you up for the challenge?

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Prayer for calling forth women of courage

God we thank you for the brave women who continue to come forward to serve you as Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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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.