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Our commitment to Laudato Si’ Action Platform

By Climate Change Task Force | May 21, 2022 |

We are excited to represent the Providence Community to be part of Pope Francis’ call to address the most urgent needs plaguing Earth and the poor and to take this focus into our daily lives.

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Sister Betty Hopf honored with Sunshine Award

By Jason Moon | May 18, 2022 |

‘I feel like I’m making a difference in peoples’ lives.’

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Racism’s infection within American healthcare

By Charles McFarland | May 17, 2022 |

The United States government needs to recognize how their mistakes and how systematic racism as a whole has ruptured the relationship between Americans of color and their nation’s healthcare system. Mending this relationship will require the development of a healthcare system that resonates with people of color and intends to atone for the wrongs of the past in order to show that the medical community is worthy of being trusted.

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A journey of Providence on Chicago’s westside

By Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer | May 13, 2022 |

My journey in pastoral ministry has been very transforming for me. I have had the privilege and opportunity of stepping inside another race, culture and hearts. I am truly blessed.

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Prayer poem: heaviness of war

By Asher O. Rodriguez | May 12, 2022 |

what will the world turn into now when we no longer protect the weak
what can i do when i am so far away and my voice is meaningless to those with the guns …
and i am not strong enough physically to fight them
what will be left when the fighting stops

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Sister Jody O’Neil accompanies brother on ‘Honor Flight’

By Jason Moon | May 10, 2022 |

‘It was fantastic. It was like a once-in-a-lifetime trip.’

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My mother’s hands: a Mother’s Day reflection

By Sister Theresa Ann Boland | May 8, 2022 |

As I grew into adulthood and left home to pursue my own dreams of becoming a teacher, I realized what wonderful life lessons I learned from my mom. Especially lessons about the importance of a strong work ethic and finishing what you have started. 

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Revelation

By Sister Ruth Johnson | May 3, 2022 |

It is the Easter of my being

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Walking through an experience of resurrection

By Charles J. Fisher | May 1, 2022 |

The life after death is different from the here and now. What about our seeing or sensing a Loved One after their death? Can we understand that the dead live but not in the same way as the here and now?

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Volunteer Spotlight: The Sister Volunteers

By Jason Moon | April 29, 2022 |

‘It’s like answering questions about our family home.’

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Providence teen volunteer grows closer to God by serving others

By Pia Carino | April 23, 2022 |

Volunteering here has helped me reach into the depths of my mind and soul. It has made me realize how much serving my community and making others happy means to me. This experience has made me so much closer to God as I use my God-given gifts to serve.

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Poem: Earth rising

By Sister Ruth Johnson | April 22, 2022 |

It is alive and clings to us in way we have forgotten

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