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Building the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

By Connie McCammon | August 22, 2012 |

Another foray into the inner sanctum of Archives has produced another gem. In the Properties/Buildings/Shrines area is a large Hollinger box with a plethora of information about the Blessed Sacrament…

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Arrianne enters the novitiate

By Sister Arrianne Whittaker | August 21, 2012 |

Arrianne Whittaker entered the novitiate of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Saturday. Read Sister Denise Wilkinson’s reflection from Saturday. My time in the postulancy certainly stretched and…

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“The Sisters are always there”

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 20, 2012 |

Given the magnitude of the issues facing the Leadership Conference of Women Religious during its recent annual assembly Aug. 7-10 … Given the amazing presence and presentation of keynote speaker…

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Experiencing a deep and authentic unity

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | August 17, 2012 |

The following reflection is from the Sisters of Providence General Council: Sister Denise Wilkinson, Sister Lisa Stallings, Sister Jenny Howard, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, and Sister Mary Beth Klingel. The April…

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Sisters of Providence and LCWR

By Diane Weidenbenner | August 15, 2012 |

In April, 1956, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican Congregation for Religious asked the U.S. sisters to form a national conference and in November, the Leadership Conference of Women…

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Sister Nancy Reynolds watches London Olympics with keen interest, especially swimming competition

By Dave Cox | August 9, 2012 |

Sister Nancy Reynolds has used a lot of her free time recently watching the Olympic competition in London; after all, she might have been an Olympian herself once. Sister Nancy…

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Student shines in the Desert

By Amy Miranda | August 8, 2012 |

Congratulations to Providence in the Desert student-turned-teacher Martha Langarica on being named Student of the Year and earning a certificate as a top achiever in her English language classes at…

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Happy Friendship Day – Aug. 5!

By Sister Jenny Howard | August 5, 2012 |

Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in the U.S. in 1935. Over time…

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From The Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Cheryl Casselman | July 25, 2012 |

The Sisters of Providence regularly receive prayer requests, as well as requests for relics and other Saint Mother Theodore Guerin information. Below is a list of some recent correspondence Sister…

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Sister Hannah experiences “the grace of the vows”

By Sister Corbin Hannah | July 19, 2012 |

“The grace of the vows” is a saying I have heard, and is what one sister reminded me of the day I professed the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.…

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Treasures from Archives: Providence Press

By Connie McCammon | July 18, 2012 |

The Sisters of Providence have a long history of printing and publishing. Take, for example, “Lest We Forget: The Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods in Civil War Service,” by…

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All things possible with Sister Terri Boland

By Cheryl Casselman | July 12, 2012 |

Sister Terri Boland is a teacher in the Aquin Catholic School Corporation in Freeport, Illinois who recently celebrated her 25th anniversary as a Sister of Proivdence. When asked why she…

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