In my sophomore year I had what for me was a strange experience. I went in to St. Ann’s Church for a visit after school. As I knelt there, I prayed God would somehow tell me if I had a religious vocation. I cannot explain the sensation I had, but my whole body was engulfed with God’s love.Read more
If we believe in God who is intensely personal, taking flesh in mothers and fathers, children and babies, in all of creation, then we believe in Jesus, born of Mary, who emerged from among us to open our eyes to the presence of God working in all creation.Read more
I tell people now that if I had known then what I know now about living this life rooted in Providence, I would have joined a long time ago. This life I have chosen for myself has been a total gift. I have gained a family that is rooted in God, loves and supports me unconditionally. My sisters can often be observed encouraging me to try something new. Which, I might add, I often resist.Read more
There are no words to express how grateful I am to be a Sister of Providence! I have been enriched not only by the gift of an education and professional opportunities, but especially by the giftedness of each member of this Congregation.Read more
Hey teens, there are lots of benefits to volunteering with our retired sisters and health care residents this winter and fall. Read all about them and sign up to volunteer here!Read more
You can help the Sisters of Providence continue to build the vital internship program at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. “We would not exist without interns.” Lorrie Heber, Director of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence What is the Internship program? White Violet Center internships are hands on…Read more
Renewing spirituality, searching for an action-oriented faith community, finding ministry support, coming home to old friends. The new Providence Associate candidates reasons for starting a journey with the Sisters of Providence are as varied as the women and men themselves.Read more
Welcome to our blog. Here, we will share with you stories of our lives as Sisters of Providence. We invite Providence Associates to write in this space also. We hope you find these posts enjoyable and inspirational.