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The Mission to Asia: A reflection for Foundation Day

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 8:08 am by

The past is prologue Continue reading

L’association Providence-Armor

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 5:30 am by

We can all become honorary members of L’association Providence-Armor. Continue reading

Take Time to Pray a Novena to Mary, Our Lady of Providence

Posted on November 8, 2017 at 11:16 am by

The Sisters of Providence invite us to participate in the Novena to Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home on Nov. 9-17, and the Mass in honor of her Feast Day on Nov. 18. As we contemplate this invitation,  Continue Reading »

The joy of a religious vocation

Posted on November 5, 2017 at 4:08 am by

This National Vocation Awareness Week, we thought what better way to make us all more aware of a religious vocation as a Sister of Providence than by showing it! Continue reading

“Providence has always guided my life”: Providence Associate Rae Huffman

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 4:32 am by

“I was invited to begin the process to learn about Providence and what it would mean to be in relationship to the sisters. I felt that my prayers had been answered,” says Providence Associate Rae Huffman. “I learned that there are many ways to follow the call of Providence and have a connection to the Sisters of Providence.” Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Looking at the life and ministry of Sister Miriam Patrice Donoghue

Posted on November 2, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘She was an excellent teacher, strict but sprinkling discipline with a dollop of wry humor.’ Continue reading

Slow down before you speed up.

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 4:08 am by

The inevitable rush of the holidays is once again upon us. Before you get swept away, take time to pause and remember your departed loved ones. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: A look into the life and ministry of Sister Conrad Monrad

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

‘She was always calm, peaceful, looking at us straight in the eye, with her beautiful smile.’ Continue reading

2017 reflection for Foundation Day

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 1:32 pm by

Thanks, in part, to the latest volume of the SP history written by Sister Maureen Abbott, “New Lights from Old Truths,” we have cast new light on a saying of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. During instructions with the novices, Mother  Continue Reading »

Faithfulness and God’s mission: a Foundation Day reflection

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 4:46 am by

I find strength in the passages written by Mother Theodore that are oft quoted and perhaps even more so in the lesser-known stories of her day-to-day life. She walked the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and cared so much for the fledgling school, its students and the teachers. I believe that her prayers are still with us and perhaps with me in a special way because I now watch over the school that she created. Continue reading

Empowering women, changing lives: Fair Trade meets Mother Theodore

Posted on October 21, 2017 at 4:10 am by

The core values of Global Mamas (and Fair Trade, in general) are consistent with the core values enumerated by the Sisters of Providence, namely:
• Focusing on the common good (Love);
• Working to alleviate the suffering of others in some direct way (Mercy);
• Endeavoring to ensure fair and equitable treatment for all (Justice);
• Using Earth’s resources in a sustainable manner (Care for Creation); and
• Working together for the good of the whole (Community). Continue reading

Honoring Foundation Day

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 5:30 am by

SMWC students to take part in Foundation Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 24 Continue reading

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