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Sending us out to encourage new sisters

By Diane Weidenbenner | December 12, 2019 |

Thank you for investing in the future of the Sisters of Providence

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Get to know Providence Associate Gerri Baum

By Amy Miranda | December 11, 2019 |

Mostly, being a Providence Associate keeps me connected to the past and the future. The Sisters of Providence were my teachers, academically and by example. Sisters are now employed in areas that focus on leadership in areas benefiting the common good and loving by example. Who wouldn’t want to be associated with the faith, courage and intelligence to go forward into the ever-changing world?

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Christmas Letter from Sister Dawn, General Superior

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 10, 2019 |

“Radiant Light Divine, shine throughout this night. Jesus, Holy One, praise to you our Light. … dwell among us, Holy Fire.” Composer Rufino Zaragoza, OFM For the past year, our monthly Taizé prayer services have centered on the theme “Be Light.” During each of these beautiful prayer times, as we sing “Radiant Light Divine,” a…

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Christmas Mourning

By Sister Connie Kramer | December 9, 2019 |

It is when I have done this kind of reflection and made life-giving decisions that I have allowed grief to be my teacher

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Light among darkness: A reflection for the second Sunday of Advent

By Sister Barbara Battista | December 8, 2019 |

By our actions and in our speech, we proclaim that no one is beyond God’s love

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Advent 2019: All are welcome or How do we make room in the inn?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 6, 2019 |

In a season where we sometimes can get really focused on what we are going to give, let’s become gracious receivers of God’s hospitality, receptors of the sacred

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Against All Odds: Focus on Sister Eugene Marie Howard, SP

By Sister Marilyn Baker | December 5, 2019 |

Much of the personal information I was able to find about Sister Eugene Marie came from a handwritten, undated document which may have been a commentary prepared after Sister Eugene Marie’s death.

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This Christmas, shop small and support the Sisters of Providence

By Mary Riley | November 26, 2019 |

Tis’ the season and soon it will be time to exchange gifts with family, friends and loved ones. But did you know your holiday shopping could make a difference for the Sisters of Providence? Anytime you purchase merchandise from our two stores, Linden Leaf Gifts and the Farm Store at White Violet, you are supporting…

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The life of Mother Marie Gratia Luking

By Sister Maureen Abbott | November 24, 2019 |

Her maturity was such that she was allowed to make an early profession of final vows

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Have you noticed?

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | November 23, 2019 |

“These weather pattern changes challenge agriculture, our food sources and peoples’ life …”

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Against All Odds: Focus on Sister Winifred Patrice O’Donovan, SP

By Sister Marilyn Baker | November 22, 2019 |

For Sister Winifred Patrice, the hardships, the dire conditions, the personal inconveniences and suffering were endured as a missionary for the spread of the Gospel to all corners of the world and for the salvation of souls.

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Taking a stand: ‘Hashtag’ NoFedExecution

By Sister Barbara Battista | November 21, 2019 |

“We support the life and respect the dignity of all persons and will continue in prayer for death row inmates and their families …”

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