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Honoring all teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week

By Jason Moon | May 4, 2021 |

A special ‘Thank You’ to all teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day!

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Journals and Letters week 30: No one will ever love you as your old Mother Theodore does

By Mary Riley | May 1, 2021 |

Parenthood is one of the most beautiful yet often heartbreaking jobs on the planet. And regardless of the fact that these were not her biological children, Mother Theodore experienced both the joy and pain that all mothers and parents feel.

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Sending out a ‘Thank You’ in anticipation of School Principals’ Day!

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | April 30, 2021 |

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for the many, many hours you have given and decisions you have made

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Cancer group honors Sister Mary Ryan

By Jason Moon | April 28, 2021 |

There were others in the group ‘who had walked in my shoes.’

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Special Retreat ‘treats’

By Sisters of Providence | April 27, 2021 |

Please enjoy two additional special gifts from the 2021 HOME retreat planning committee.

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Earth Day Every Day: Earth Defenders unite

By Tara Elmore | April 26, 2021 |

Although we have not been able to have our normal Earth Day celebration this year, we want to take this week to highlight and celebrate some of our Earth Day partners in our community and give them the opportunity to share their stories about the exciting things they are doing and other helpful tips they have.

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Journals and Letters week 29: Letters to a beloved companion

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 24, 2021 |

Judging from her letters to Sister Basilide, Mother Theodore had a special love for “this good and dear” sister. That love demonstrated itself in Mother Theodore’s words of caution, gentle criticism and frank admonishments — always accompanied by words of affection and encouragement.

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Celebrating our Volunteers!

By Jason Moon | April 23, 2021 |

‘It’s as simple as that. I love doing what I do.’

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Parish and senior ministry during a pandemic

By Sister Carole Kimes | April 21, 2021 |

The meals have proven to be a Eucharistic action. One recipient hadn’t had home cooked meals in years. Wheelchair bound and unable to use a stove or oven safely limited his cooking, so his meals had largely consisted of microwavable frozen meals. Now he gets a home-cooked meal twice a month and gets to visit with the parishioner who delivers it.

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Earth Day Every Day: What smoking and climate change have in common

By Lorrie Heber | April 19, 2021 |

We’re on the front lines of perhaps the biggest battle of our lives: climate change and the need to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by shifting energy generation from fossil fuels to renewables like solar and wind. Again, vested interests in the coal, oil and gas industries have undertaken major campaigns for decades now to preserve their industries.

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Journals and Letters week 28: Death of the bishop

By Amy Miranda | April 17, 2021 |

So impressed with the holiness of the bishop’s death, she reminds the sisters, “Especially let us never forget that if we wish to die like the Saints, we must live like them.”

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Getting hyped up for Scrabble!

By Jason Moon | April 13, 2021 |

“I believe it’s like riding a bike. We’ll get right back into it with no trouble at all. And I can’t wait!”

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