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Get to know Providence Associate Debra Prieto

By Amy Miranda | July 23, 2019 | 7 Comments

What does being a Providence Associate mean to you?
It means walking with God in my life journey, leaning on Providence for support.

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The joys of music

By Sharon Boyle | July 17, 2019 | 7 Comments

One morning, I said hello to a Sister of Providence resident, merely as a greeting. As I started to leave, she asked me to stay.

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Get to know Providence Associate Beverly Okey

By Amy Miranda | July 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Providence Relationship is life giving for me because of the sense of being part of something larger than myself — being part of a community of like-minded people, praying together and working toward shared goals. We do not have to change what we are doing necessarily, but live our lives with a shared sense of support and prayer that helps us to engage more effectively in what we do.

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A Reflection for a Golden Jubilee

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This Jubilee is as much about looking forward as it is about looking back.

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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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Saying yes to the vows

By Sister Emily TeKolste | June 27, 2019 | 4 Comments

As I say “Yes!” to these great unknowns, I am excited to see the ways that Providence will draw these vows into my life. I’m excited to see the way they will shape me into my most authentic self. I’m excited to see what religious life will come to be as we navigate this time of transition.

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White Violet Wednesday: The story behind our cucumbers

By Candace Minster | June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not to brag but our cucumbers are special The cucumbers we’ve been harvesting at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice are not your average cuke. They are specialty varieties, selected for their thin skins, small seed cavities, and crispy texture. They also have the added bonus of being “burpless,” for those of you who may have…

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Grumbling with Saint Mother Theodore

By Amy Miranda | June 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

Saint Mother Theodore, truly I have great need of your prayers. I am quite a grumbler.

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Integrating art into prayer

By Sister Rosemary Schmalz | May 30, 2019 | 8 Comments

My goal is to offer participants opportunities to do “process art” and with it, suggestions on how to let it guide them in identifying what they yearn for and how the Spirit is leading them to respond

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 | 7 Comments

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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Saint Mother Theodore: The real woman behind the image

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 21, 2019 | 5 Comments

I find this image of Mother Theodore very compelling. Because it hangs in my work space, I see it often. For me the image conveys an entirely different way to know Mother Theodore. This isn’t the iconic formal portrait of Mother Theodore. It is not the grey, grainy daguerreotype giving us the most accurate way…

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Breathe in the Woods

By Kimberly Wright | May 17, 2019 | 3 Comments

As we think about spring, let’s reflect for a minute about the effect sunshine can have on our bodies, mind, and spirit

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