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Week 4: Daily Lenten reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 4:14 am by

“Continue to be faithful yourself, my dear child.” – Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
Week four daily Lenten reflections with Saint Mother Theodore Continue reading

Photos! Providence Associate retreat 2017

Posted on March 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm by

Last weekend brought nearly 70 Providence Associates and Sisters of Providence together for the Providence Associate spring retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Enjoy these photos from the weekend retreat! Continue reading

Week 3: Walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on March 12, 2017 at 4:14 am by

Join us for week 3 of walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with these short daily reflections.
“Do your utmost to be recollected at the time of prayer. There you will obtain all the graces you need … You will also obtain humility to see your faults without being vexed and discouraged. With a little good will you will become perfect at last.” – Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Continue reading

‘In the Footsteps of a Saint’

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Jasper church to recognize Sisters of Providence on Saturday, March 18 Continue reading

Week 2: daily Lenten reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on March 5, 2017 at 4:32 am by

Join us this second week of Lent in daily spiritual reflections with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Check the blog each Sunday during Lent for short reflections created by Postulant Emily TeKolste for each day of the coming week. Continue reading

Meet a sister. Be inspired. National Catholic Sisters Week invite

Posted on March 3, 2017 at 4:42 am by

So, in honor of National Catholic Sisters week, join us for a meal. Get to know us better. Tell others about the Sisters of Providence and the work we do to make the world a more just and loving place. Together with you, our friends and supporters, we can make this world a more hope-filled place. Continue reading

Sister Anna Rose Harrington: ‘Generous to a fault’

Posted on March 2, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘She possessed that wonderful gift of interest’ Continue reading

Walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Posted on February 26, 2017 at 4:06 am by

We invite you to spend a few minutes each day reflecting on the scripture verses and the words of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with these daily Lenten reflections. May your Lent be a time of deepening your spirituality and growing closer to God. And may your walk be a little more meaningful by sharing it with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Continue reading

Healing difficult relationships through writing

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 4:30 am by

“I’ve used writing to work through difficult situations since I was a child, but had gotten away from this in recent years,” Frost said. “I needed a way to express all of the conflicting thoughts and emotions that go along with caring for someone you love, but who views you as the cause of her unhappiness. I read the description of Liza and Norbert’s workshop and immediately knew it was what I needed.” Continue reading

Let us put on love

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 4:06 am by

I read somewhere that when Venus — the morning star — first appears, the atmosphere breaks its light into many different colors, like a rainbow. The glory of God is like that —it embraces all of the beautiful rainbow colors of humanity and creation, and we, as God’s people, as lovers of Jesus, celebrate this rainbow of light.

We have to be brave and we have to be vigilant, and shine this Christ-light into the darkness and share our hope with each other and all who fear or despair.

So let us speak, or write, or pray, or feed, or heal, or teach, or visit, or protest, or protect, or report, or show up, or stand up, or stand with, or go to jail, or sing, or serve, or help, or love on, or walk alongside. Continue reading

Hospitality: making it real

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 4:16 am by

Call it another world, call it heaven, call it cosmic beyond-ness; maybe it’s that for which I’m pining. Truly no place on Earth could satiate this longing. But here’s the crux – I believe that, through acts of hospitality, we actually co-create moments of heaven on Earth by way of intimate connection with others. To me, the practice of hospitality is sharing space and consciousness with friends and strangers. There I can land and experience my truest Self through right relationship, and, in those moments, I feel completely at home in the universe. Continue reading

The wonder of baking

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘You don’t turn the oven on to bake and stand around and watch it heat up’ Continue reading

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