(Note: The following is a reflection shared by Sister Patty Fillenwarth during the Sisters of Providence 2018 annual meeting) We rejoice in being sisters and brothers, the very life and breath of God in the Spirit. Today we celebrate interculturality, which helps us to love one another, appreciate one another and depend on one another…Read more
Obedience in this day may mean to speak publicly about the ills of our society, to cast down the mighty from their thrones and lift up the lowly, to give the hungry good things and send the rich away empty-handed. To stand, as our Pope Francis suggests over and over again, with those on the margins. And if we are going to stand on the margins, we may have to move, to leave behind all that has become familiar and comfortable for the sake of the reign of God.Read more
On the third anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, along with close to 600 United States Catholic institutions have declared “We Are Still In,” regarding the Paris Climate Accord. The sisters and other religious Congregations of women and men, along with dioceses, health…Read more
On June 2, the general officers of the Sisters of Providence hosted our annual Saint Mother Theodore Dinner, an evening which honors all our benefactors and allows us to express our gratitude for their gifts of time, prayer, skills, expertise and resources. You can read more about the 2018 Queen Amelia, Sarah and Joseph Thralls…Read more
View the event’s photo album here. General Superior Sister Dawn Tomaszewski welcomed 226 guests to the June 2 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Dinner, noting that the annual event has become a very important way for us to thank our many benefactors for being instruments of God’s loving care for us. The theme of the evening…Read more
Being a Providence Associate means that I am a daughter of my Mother Theodore. I live, grow up, and grow older with my family, the Sisters of Providence. “Love, mercy and justice” are the family’s root values and the foundation of our education.Read more
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