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Ministry at the border: belleza (beauty) of binationality

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 16, 2019 | 4 Comments

As I move into this new ministry of accompanying and learning from people on the move — people fleeing violence, seeking opportunity, working to keep their families together — I find some solace in the ways Creation shows us that division is a farce.

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A Reflection for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 5, 2019 | 1 Comment

Is not your heart burning inside to know this Christ, Jessica, to welcome this Christ as the core of your truest self?

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Stepping forward to become a Sister of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | August 2, 2019 | 6 Comments

Postulant life was an experience that welcomed me to jump into a new lifestyle with both feet. The past ten months hsave been an opportunity to get to know myself a little more deeply. I have been able to work on areas of my life that I deeply desired to mold but never made a priority, such as my prayer life.

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Climate Change Task Force moving forward!

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Please join us in our efforts to save Earth before it is too late

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Discovering the Woods: A visit from a fresh perspective

By Mary Riley | July 24, 2019 | 2 Comments

Each day we get visitors, pilgrims and tour groups who explore the many wonderful things that are here for all to discover.

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Get to know Providence Associate Debra Prieto

By Amy Miranda | July 23, 2019 | 7 Comments

What does being a Providence Associate mean to you?
It means walking with God in my life journey, leaning on Providence for support.

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The joys of music

By Sharon Boyle | July 17, 2019 | 7 Comments

One morning, I said hello to a Sister of Providence resident, merely as a greeting. As I started to leave, she asked me to stay.

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Get to know Providence Associate Beverly Okey

By Amy Miranda | July 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Providence Relationship is life giving for me because of the sense of being part of something larger than myself — being part of a community of like-minded people, praying together and working toward shared goals. We do not have to change what we are doing necessarily, but live our lives with a shared sense of support and prayer that helps us to engage more effectively in what we do.

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A Reflection for a Golden Jubilee

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This Jubilee is as much about looking forward as it is about looking back.

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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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Saying yes to the vows

By Sister Emily TeKolste | June 27, 2019 | 4 Comments

As I say “Yes!” to these great unknowns, I am excited to see the ways that Providence will draw these vows into my life. I’m excited to see the way they will shape me into my most authentic self. I’m excited to see what religious life will come to be as we navigate this time of transition.

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White Violet Wednesday: The story behind our cucumbers

By Candace Minster | June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not to brag but our cucumbers are special The cucumbers we’ve been harvesting at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice are not your average cuke. They are specialty varieties, selected for their thin skins, small seed cavities, and crispy texture. They also have the added bonus of being “burpless,” for those of you who may have…

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