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Grumbling with Saint Mother Theodore

By Amy Miranda | June 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

Saint Mother Theodore, truly I have great need of your prayers. I am quite a grumbler.

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Integrating art into prayer

By Sister Rosemary Schmalz | May 30, 2019 | 6 Comments

My goal is to offer participants opportunities to do “process art” and with it, suggestions on how to let it guide them in identifying what they yearn for and how the Spirit is leading them to respond

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 | 7 Comments

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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Saint Mother Theodore: The real woman behind the image

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 21, 2019 | 5 Comments

I find this image of Mother Theodore very compelling. Because it hangs in my work space, I see it often. For me the image conveys an entirely different way to know Mother Theodore. This isn’t the iconic formal portrait of Mother Theodore. It is not the grey, grainy daguerreotype giving us the most accurate way…

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Breathe in the Woods

By Kimberly Wright | May 17, 2019 | 3 Comments

As we think about spring, let’s reflect for a minute about the effect sunshine can have on our bodies, mind, and spirit

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Making someone’s day just by showing up: Teen shares her experience as a Providence Teen Volunteer

By Amanda Lakstins | May 16, 2019 | 6 Comments

We usually think of volunteering as weeding a garden or picking up trash (those are important too, of course), but it can be more. It can be making someone’s day just by showing up. It can be learning things you never knew from someone who experienced it first-hand. It can be the satisfied feeling you get when someone laughs at a joke you made. Volunteering isn’t just mundane tasks. It’s knowing and feeling and connecting with people.

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Graduation Day!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 15, 2019 | 1 Comment

Education has always been at the heart of the mission of the Sisters of Providence – whether it be education of ourselves or others

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The living and growing Providence Associate relationship in California and beyond

By Sister Carol Nolan | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

My hands-on experience with Providence Associates came in California, during the time of our ministry at Providence in the Desert teaching English to migrant farm workers in Coachella. Our Providence Associates become a part of our community. They assist us as they are able: with their prayers, their contributions, their traveling the long distances to participate in our gatherings, and with their outreach, both in California and in Indiana.

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Something for everyone at the Woods

By Sister Ann Casper | May 10, 2019 | 2 Comments

Come visit the Woods and find out for yourself!

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Thanking the Sisters through social media

By Jason Moon | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is only Thursday. If you haven’t had a chance yet and you’re still in school, thank your teacher today!

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Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight: Bringing HOME to the Woods

By Jason Moon | April 30, 2019 | 4 Comments

‘Whatever time you give is a gift’

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Volunteer opportunity spotlight: The great outdoors

By Mary Riley | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

April is National Volunteer Month. Follow along each week as we highlight some of the opportunities the Sisters of Providence have available. If you’ve thought about volunteering but being stuck inside is not your thing, then you‘ll be happy to learn that the Sisters of Providence have many volunteer opportunities in the great outdoors. If…

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