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O Antiphon – O King of nations come save us

By Sisters of Providence | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesus the Christ enters the antiphons directly as the one who is King and Desired of all. He will bind God’s people Israel with the Gentile world. The foundation of this union is Christ as the cornerstone. Speaking eloquently to both Jewish and Gentile Christians, St. Paul uses the cornerstone image in the letter to…

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O Antiphon – O Dayspring come shine on us

By Sisters of Providence | December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dawn – even though it rouses us from sleep and marks the beginning of a new day with all its challenges and blessings – brings light and the possibilities that a new day holds. The Sun of Justice shines upon Mary and Joseph, angels, rulers, shepherds and on ourselves as we rejoice and marvel at…

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O Antiphon – O Key of David come free us

By Sisters of Providence | December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we read the Book of Kings, it is startling to discover that even though they were lawful descendants of David, the constant refrain describing all but two of the kings reads: “He did evil in the sight of the Lord.” David himself sinned seriously yet to David belong the key and scepter of the…

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Simbang Gabi the Terre Haute way!

By Jessica Vitente | December 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

Filipinos who believe in fostering family ties and values that serve to strengthen the backbone of the Philippine Society hold these gatherings as sacred. Simbang Gabi expresses the faith of Filipinos who share the same core belief with all Christians, namely, that God resides in human society. It is a great way for children of God from various cultures to come together as one body of the Church.

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O Antiphon – O flower of Jesse come deliver us

By Sisters of Providence | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Root of Jesse, antiphon, refers to the family descended from Jesse, the father of David, and therefore the root of the house of David. The Jesse tree, common in the land, became the ensign or insignia of the House of David, who succeeded Saul, the first king of Israel. David’s reign was long and…

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O Antiphon – O Leader come to set us free

By Sisters of Providence | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Yahweh spoke to Moses from the burning bush, Moses understood that his mission was to lead the Hebrew slaves from Egypt to the Promised Land. Moses asked God’s name so that he could tell the people who made this promise and the response was “Tell them that I Am sent me to you.” The…

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Christmas message from Sister Dawn

By Sisters of Providence | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

“May the treasures of this holy season touch your heart with love and great joy!“ As there’s only one week of waiting left until the Christmas, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, general superior, shares her Christmas video message outside the St. Anne Shell Chapel, an historical treasure at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She expresses her sincere gratitude for all…

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O Antiphon – O wisdom from on high

By Sisters of Providence | December 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

One of the most profound pursuits of human life is the call to Wisdom. Our spirits search to find it in ourselves as God’s gift, and to welcome it from others. The Israelites thought of Wisdom as practical experience for every day living. This notion requires persons who act with prudence, not prudence that prevents…

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We still need your help!

By Jason Moon | December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fill out the Providence Climate Agreement pledge form and act today! Ask your friends and family to join you!

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A New Advent Symbol

By Sister Donna Butler | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love this new symbol of Advent!

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Staying warm and reducing your carbon footprint

By Jeanne Rewa | December 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

Have an even greater impact by encouraging a similar change in institutions you are a part of, for example your workplace, school, or faith community.

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A reflection for the 2018 Senior Jubilee Celebration

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 10, 2018 | 3 Comments

It is toward Love incarnate that we move during this Advent Season

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