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Walking a labyrinth: one Providence Associate’s experience

By Alice Shelton | December 3, 2021 |

I think walking a labyrinth can be a prayer experience in the same way that anything we do with quiet reverence and intention is prayer. I find sitting in prayer very challenging. The helpful part of labyrinth as a prayer practice is that it is an embodied experience. The path allows me to bring my whole self.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sister Hang Tran!

By Jason Moon | November 29, 2021 |

‘I think it’s really necessary for me.’

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One Good Day: Thoughts on Thanksgiving

By Lori Strawn | November 25, 2021 |

Thanksgiving this year, in many ways, hearkens back to Thanksgivings of old. As a nation, we remain bitterly divided politically. Those on the margins face terrible persecution. But mightn’t we still manage to have one good day together?

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A Reflection for National Day of Mourning

By Sister Connie Kramer | November 22, 2021 |

This National Day of Mourning is important. It serves as an important history lesson, not only for protesters to advocate for what they believe in, but also for all of us to remind us that the Thanksgiving holiday is very painful for many Native Americans.

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The call of Providence

By Amy Miranda | November 21, 2021 |

At the orientation, each Providence Associate candidate shared what brought them to the Providence Community. Here is some of what they shared.

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Adopting Iggy

By Sisters of Providence | November 20, 2021 |

Our plan is to try and make this an annual trip to come see Iggy so he doesn’t forget that his Florida parents Love him very much!

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Video: Sisters of Providence share values of religious life

By Sisters of Providence | November 14, 2021 |

We invite you to take a few minutes to listen to wisdom, advice and vocation stories from eight of our Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Enjoy!

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National World Kindness Day

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | November 13, 2021 |

The power of kindness … now there’s something to think about, act on and believe in.

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Veterans Day: Honoring Sisters who served

By Jason Moon | November 11, 2021 |

Did you know that four Sisters of Providence served in the military?

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Will you listen to your heart: A foundation day reflection

By Debbie Dillow | October 22, 2021 |

As we celebrate the hope-filled beginnings and sacrifices offered to create this Providence community, I ask: What about you? Will you listen to your heart? Will you answer the call?

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Redecorating our Guest Room

By Lorrie Heber | October 20, 2021 |

This process will reinvigorate the existing growth

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Seeing Saint Mother Theodore’s writings in new lights: A feast day reflection

By Ezra (Kyle) Meadors | October 3, 2021 |

The pandemic gave new meaning to her words, “ … for you will see many things in new lights if you give the Holy Spirit free access to your minds and hearts.”

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