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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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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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