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Journals and Letters week 5: the measure of the woman

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | November 7, 2020 |

Did the woman carry a yard stick? A surveyor’s measure? A folded up paper chart that converts leagues to miles, meters to inches or feet?

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Nine days of prayer with Mary, Queen of the Home

By Mary Riley | November 5, 2020 |

Pray with the Sisters of Providence for the nine days leading up to the Feast of Our Lady of Providence on Saturday, Nov. 14.

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Journals and Letters week 4: arrival on U.S. soil

By Sister Ann Casper | October 31, 2020 |

And then, as often happens in our darkest hours, the smallest of kindnesses can lift the spirits.

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Reflections for Foundation Day 2020

By Sisters of Providence | October 30, 2020 |

We love these women who have so shaped our beloved community.

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By Sister Barbara Battista | October 30, 2020 |

Surely just as we know that God loves us always and is never far from us, so are we called to love one another always, no matter what.

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A new start in the Providence Community

By Amy Miranda | October 28, 2020 |

So, what brought these diverse women and men to seek something more with the Sisters of Providence?

Some said that as alums of former Sisters of Providence schools they were reconnecting with their roots.

One told how he had come to the Woods for a retreat and was inspired by what he saw.

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“Journals and Letters” week 3: at sea in 1840

By Amy Miranda | October 25, 2020 |

I love the many instances where she studies and describes an animal for the reader. She tells of the whale’s massive head, as big as a house. The dark brown color of its back and how it spouts out water apparently by respiration as its jets are so regular.

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To Mother Theodore and companions

By Sister Thomas Jeanne Doriot | October 22, 2020 |

You look on us amazed, as women will
at daughters growing generations after
them. We are all this century knows
of any value in your venturing
into a wilderness where Christ was
waiting for you …

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“Journals and Letters” week 2: the voyage begins

By Mary Riley | October 18, 2020 |

The sea journey seems doomed from the moment they boarded. Thieves, seasickness and bad weather with the added addition of not speaking English and being on an “American” ship, all contribute to a wretched start.

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Join us in reading the “Journals and Letters” of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Mary Riley | October 11, 2020 |

To celebrate Mother Theodore’s life and many accomplishments that continue even today, we will be revisiting her own words by reading Journals and Letters over the course of a year. Each week we’ll read several pages and reacquaint ourselves with the woman who started it all. Won’t you join us?

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Twenty-six days until Election Day: Get out and Vote!

By Sisters of Providence Political Engagement Team | October 9, 2020 |

Stay safe! Exercise your right and responsibility to vote! Let your voice be heard! Our democratic life depends on our votes!

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Sisters of Providence teachers pass on a legacy of caring

By Jason Moon | October 7, 2020 |

At the time, Brian Eckstein was unaware of the impact having Sisters of Providence as teachers would have on him as he got older. But when he and his wife,…

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