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One step at a time: Sister Dina on upcoming vows

Posted on June 21, 2017 at 4:11 am by

“From searching for my life’s purpose to finding passion and love. I know I could not have planned my life any better. I am reminded regularly to be open and teachable no matter who my teachers are. That every journey starts and continues, one step at a time. And that everything is gift.”
Sister Dina reflects on professing perpetual vows as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Continue reading

SMWC dedicates Sister Jeanne Knoerle sculpture

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

‘I think she had a distinct ability to always look forward. She was always visionary, ahead of her time.’ Continue reading

Sisters serving their country

Posted on May 26, 2017 at 5:30 am by

On Monday, May 29, during Mass, the Sisters of Providence will honor the Sisters who have served their country during times of war Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: A look at the life and ministry of Sister St. Veronica Doherty

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘She had a great zeal for the souls of her pupils, their parents, and of those with whom she came in contact.’ Continue reading

Sister Rosemary wants your books

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 4:52 am by

Twice a year Linden Leaf Gifts holds a used book sale and Sister Rosemary has been a key person in the planning and organization. Continue reading

Sister Catherine Celine Brocksmith: ‘Innate wisdom and good-natured prudence’

Posted on May 18, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘Hundreds of sisters experienced her compassion and down to earth common sense.’ Continue reading

Dear Discerner: live the questions now

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 4:12 am by

In my discernment process, Sister Tracey Horan would refer me to the quote of poet Rainer Maria Rilke: “Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps, then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: The life of Sister Marie Stanislaus Curran

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 5:30 am by

She entered the Congregation on Oct. 22, 1907 Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Remembering Sister Mary Patricia Carroll

Posted on April 21, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘It’s quite possible that those hundreds of children she taught probably remember her as the kindest teacher they ever had.’ 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

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

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