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Providence Associate Arthur Snyder: a rewarding faith journey with the Sisters of Providence

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 4:20 am by

I have been mentored and learned a great deal about spirituality and life in general. I now know the real importance of living a life based on love, mercy and justice — not just the meaning of the words. Continue reading

Volunteer spotlight – Peggy Balensuela

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 4:42 am by

If you’ve been considering volunteering with the Sisters of Providence, hesitate no longer! When the Sisters say “All Are Welcome,” they mean it. I am one of the many non-Catholics who passionately support their mission and the charism of St. Mother Theodore. Continue reading

Where God walks: a poetic response to deeply spiritual places

Posted on April 22, 2017 at 4:07 am by

There are places God has glanced
with lightest touch of hand, some swept,
palm to earth, and some in which God’s hand
sinks into soil like a sculptor’s hand in clay, that shout … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Remembering Sister Mary Patricia Carroll

Posted on April 21, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘It’s quite possible that those hundreds of children she taught probably remember her as the kindest teacher they ever had.’ Continue reading

Earth Day: A Holy Day of Obligation

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Our fragile Earth IS HOLY Continue reading

You asked and we’re answering!

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 4:00 am by

‘Are you still a teaching order and where in the world do you go and what do you do there?’ Continue reading

What is to become of us?

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 4:16 am by

I was walking near the cemetery and lamenting the loss of the older mature trees that used to line the road. As I reflected on the loss of the trees, it struck me that the loss of the trees resembles in many ways the loss of our aging sisters. Continue reading

Reflecting on Easter: ‘The stone has been rolled away’

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Is there any greater joy than life overcoming death? Is there any greater longing than to find the stones of our lives rolled away? Continue reading

Language barriers, smiles and unexpected gifts: Sister Denise Wilkinson reflects from France

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 4:34 am by

I am getting to know each sister by paying attention to her expressions, her voice, her walk, her greeting of others. I notice her desire to communicate with me and her frustration at not knowing English.
Most of all I notice smiles. I didn’t expect smiles as comfort, joy, wordless compassion. Right now that’s what they are for me and I hope for the sisters I encounter. Continue reading

Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 5:07 am by

Enjoy beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in all it’s spring splendor during the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. There is lots to see, do and learn; so check out the full schedule and more details. Continue reading

‘Were you there when they crucified, my Lord?’

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘Oh, it does cause me to tremble’ Continue reading

Holy Week reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 9, 2017 at 4:38 am by

We hope your time walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin has been beneficial. The week’s reflections below conclude this Lenten journey. May your Holy Week be blessed! Continue reading

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