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A Parable of Providence

By Sister Lisa Stallings | July 3, 2012 |

Early one winter morning, well before sunrise, a farmer sent his daughter to the barn to feed the cattle. “I can’t go now,” the girl told her father. “It’s dark…

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Praying for rain in a drought, other water issues

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 26, 2012 |

Being in drought conditions in our part of Indiana makes me think about water quite a bit – usually when I’m watering our garden. My meanderings take me to Scripture…

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Treasures from Archives: Father O’Brien letters

By Connie McCammon | June 21, 2012 |

St. Sylvester Parish in Chicago has been around a long, long time. In fact, the parish was founded in 1884. The Sisters of Providence played an important role as educators…

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First-generation American gives back at Providence Family Services in Chicago

By Amy Miranda | June 16, 2012 |

Carla Hernandez is a first-generation American and a first generation college student. Growing up in a family that emigrated from Mexico and as a child of a single parent, Carla…

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Unconditional love

By Sister Regina Gallo | June 14, 2012 |

Each June we celebrate Father’s Day and we honor those men in our lives who either happen to be our birth father or those that have played a “father” role…

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The little hula hooper

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 13, 2012 |

Family Day 2012 brought me two assignments — ring toss and children’s golf. To win at ring toss, one had to toss a Frisbee over a liter bottle of pop.…

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Sisters with California’s Providence in the Desert offer English classes, friendship

By Amy Miranda | June 6, 2012 |

Martha Arrendondo is 46 years old and has been in the United States for 26 years. She works in the grape fields in and around the Coachella Valley in California.…

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Sister Cathy Buster impresses young audience at Human Rights Day program

By Dave Cox | May 30, 2012 |

Sister Cathy Buster made quite an impression on her audience with her presentation at Terre Haute’s Human Rights Day program on April 10 at Indiana State University. Sister Cathy spoke…

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Don’t take yourself too seriously

By Sister Lisa Stallings | May 29, 2012 |

Recently I’ve dipped my toes in the waters of social media, having followed several Twitter feeds for the past couple of weeks. My original aim was to track the progress…

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Sister Kathleen Desautels featured in Chicago Tribune

By Dave Cox | May 27, 2012 |

Sister Kathleen Desautels, a native of Indianapolis, didn’t set out to be a leader or administrator of organized, peaceful protests. But, when four Catholic Church workers were raped and murdered…

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Sisters of Providence Serving Our Country

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | May 22, 2012 |

Some view Memorial Day as the beginning of summer, though officially it doesn’t begin until later in June. This holiday was designated as such by Gen. John A. Logan on…

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Archives: keeper of the stories

By Connie McCammon | May 18, 2012 |

Have you ever thought of Archives as being a ministry? Perhaps not, but according to Sister Marianne Mader, Archives researcher, it is. “[Archives] is a way of connecting with other…

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