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Where God walks: a poetic response to deeply spiritual places

Posted on April 22, 2017 at 4:07 am by

There are places God has glanced
with lightest touch of hand, some swept,
palm to earth, and some in which God’s hand
sinks into soil like a sculptor’s hand in clay, that shout … Continue reading

Earth Day: A Holy Day of Obligation

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Our fragile Earth IS HOLY Continue reading

You asked and we’re answering!

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 4:00 am by

‘Are you still a teaching order and where in the world do you go and what do you do there?’ Continue reading

What is to become of us?

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 4:16 am by

I was walking near the cemetery and lamenting the loss of the older mature trees that used to line the road. As I reflected on the loss of the trees, it struck me that the loss of the trees resembles in many ways the loss of our aging sisters. Continue reading

Reflecting on Easter: ‘The stone has been rolled away’

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Is there any greater joy than life overcoming death? Is there any greater longing than to find the stones of our lives rolled away? Continue reading

Language barriers, smiles and unexpected gifts: Sister Denise Wilkinson reflects from France

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 4:34 am by

I am getting to know each sister by paying attention to her expressions, her voice, her walk, her greeting of others. I notice her desire to communicate with me and her frustration at not knowing English.
Most of all I notice smiles. I didn’t expect smiles as comfort, joy, wordless compassion. Right now that’s what they are for me and I hope for the sisters I encounter. Continue reading

Week 6: Walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 4:52 am by

We invite you to continue to walk through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and with us with these short daily reflections for the coming week.
Sunday, April 2
“O my people! I will put my spirit in you that you may live, and I will settle you upon your land.” – Ezekiel 37:14 Continue reading

Another definition of Providence: ‘Don’t worry, Sister. We will send something.’

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 5:30 am by

We have already received donations from 1,104 donors Continue reading

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

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