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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

Volunteer spotlight – Peggy Balensuela

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 4:42 am by

If you’ve been considering volunteering with the Sisters of Providence, hesitate no longer! When the Sisters say “All Are Welcome,” they mean it. I am one of the many non-Catholics who passionately support their mission and the charism of St. Mother Theodore. Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight – Karen Hoffman

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 8:30 am by

It (volunteering) is such a rewarding experience – your payment is the smile on the lonely person’s face. The smallest effort can help ease someone’s burden when they are being crushed by the pains of life. Continue reading

Letter to Cardinal Elect Joseph Tobin

Posted on October 23, 2016 at 5:30 am by

We have found in you an advocate for Catholic higher education, as well as religious life Continue reading

Benny brings smiles to residents of Providence Health Care

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 4:25 am by

Benny (aka Benny the dog) with the assistance of his very human companion, Providence Associate Judy Collins, makes regular visits to Providence Health Care. His mission is simple. Make them smile. Continue reading

A ‘Private’ Performance for a 101st Birthday!

Posted on April 23, 2016 at 5:30 am by

ISU student Nik Pine performs Beethoven for Sister Mary Esther Lane Continue reading

Skirt to my lou, my darling

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 4:20 am by

There was no time for skipping around yesterday because it was alpaca shearing day at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Now we’re looking for volunteers for our fiber skirting party April 25-29 — complete with food, music (no nursery rhymes) and fun! Continue reading

To our Volunteers: Thank You!

Posted on April 11, 2016 at 5:30 am by

In recognition of Volunteer Appreciation Week! Continue reading

A community of friends: the Providence Associate relationship

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 4:17 am by

The spirituality of Providence tells us that all of life is interconnected, that all is holy, all is one. There was “oneness” in that room that day. I could see it AND feel it. I know the source is Providence.
Providence Associates are women and men of faith who choose to have an intentional relationship with the Sisters of Providence. They commit to sharing their own unique gifts and talents with others while walking with the Sisters of Providence. But they also walk with each other and that is making all the difference. Continue reading

Owens Hall organ donated to area church

Posted on February 29, 2016 at 5:30 am by

Providence Associate purchased organ at auction, then donated it Continue reading

My secret life …

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:10 am by

Tom Balduf enjoys his time volunteering with the Sisters of Providence. Especially working in the Reflection Garden and spending time with the alpacas. Continue reading

Why do we volunteer?

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 6:27 am by

Why do Penny Frederick and Stacy Pierce volunteer with the Sisters of Providence? Because it feels good… Continue reading

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