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Celebrating Puzzles!

By Sister Donna Butler | January 29, 2022 |

What activities help you to calm yourself during this pandemic?

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Jason Moon | January 17, 2022 |

“History is the long and tragic story of the fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily … we know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily…

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Meaningful new names for the roads of Saint Mary’s

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 13, 2022 |

The names of its winding roads can tell us much about the culture and history of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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A closer look at ‘How to Be an Antiracist’

By Sister Jan Craven | January 13, 2022 |

‘What is fascinating about Dr. Kendi? He does not lose hope and instills a sense of taking a chance to do more than survive, but to thrive and live forever free of racism.’

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Oral history: Sister Joyce Brophy, inspiring confidence in others

By Debbie Griffey | December 28, 2021 |

“I think it is my Irish heritage. When I get worked up about something I go to Chapel. I say, ‘Okay, Lord. You got me into this. It’s your job to help me work it out, Providence of God.’” If something bad was there, something good would always come along. Being an administrator, a supervisor, a leader in any capacity brings the challenge with the reward.

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Pondering Christ’s birth in our hearts

By Diane Hartman | December 24, 2021 |

Mary, though feeling confused and filled with questions, was faithful and obeyed the angel’s instructions. She must have been blindsided by the situation that she was thrust into. But by her faith she was obedient and surrendered to God’s will.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sheila Donis!

By Jason Moon | December 23, 2021 |

‘It feels good to be kind and helpful.’

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Sisters of Providence family Colts connection

By Jason Moon | December 16, 2021 |

What do the starting tight end for the Indianapolis Colts football team and Sister of Providence Kay Manley have in common? They are family.

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My life with the Violin

By Sister Carol Nolan | December 13, 2021 |

‘Happiness is something to be practiced like a violin.’

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Walking a labyrinth: one Providence Associate’s experience

By Alice Shelton | December 3, 2021 |

I think walking a labyrinth can be a prayer experience in the same way that anything we do with quiet reverence and intention is prayer. I find sitting in prayer very challenging. The helpful part of labyrinth as a prayer practice is that it is an embodied experience. The path allows me to bring my whole self.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Sister Hang Tran!

By Jason Moon | November 29, 2021 |

‘I think it’s really necessary for me.’

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One Good Day: Thoughts on Thanksgiving

By Lori Strawn | November 25, 2021 |

Thanksgiving this year, in many ways, hearkens back to Thanksgivings of old. As a nation, we remain bitterly divided politically. Those on the margins face terrible persecution. But mightn’t we still manage to have one good day together?

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