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Santa is coming to the Woods!

By Sisters of Providence | December 1, 2022 |

Come out and see Santa at Christmas Fun at the Woods!

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Advent: My favorite Church season

By Sister Ann Casper | November 26, 2022 |

However you spend your Advent, may its graces and gifts be rich, fruitful and beautiful!

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Thanksgiving reflection 2022: Grateful in Uncertain Times

By Diann Neu | November 24, 2022 |

Breathe in Gratitude. Breathe out thank you.

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Congregation shares LCWR statement in response to Colorado shootings

By Sisters of Providence | November 22, 2022 |

The Providence Community adds our voice and prayer by sharing this statement

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A reflection for the Feast of St. Cecilia

By Sister Carol Nolan | November 22, 2022 |

‘Music is God’s gift to (man); the only art of heaven given to earth; the only art of earth we take to heaven.’

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What brought you here?

By Amy Miranda | November 20, 2022 |

We are so excited to have these Providence Associate candidate seekers on the journey with us! But what is it that brought them here? At the orientation we asked them.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Worley and 10 years of #AlpacaLove!

By Sarah Knoblock | November 18, 2022 |

‘All of the staff, interns and animals are so grateful to have his assistance.’

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Welcome our new Coordinator of Volunteer Services!

By Jason Moon | November 16, 2022 |

‘No one could ever replace Sister Becky, but I am happy to try and fill her shoes.’

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On healing touch and the wall at the border

By Sister Mary Montgomery | November 9, 2022 |

During the walk we also encountered the memorial site of a teenager, José Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who had been shot 13 times at the wall by a U.S. Border Patrol Agent. His death occurred 10 years ago. The memorial for his anniversary of death took place a few days before I arrived.

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Is God calling me to religious life? Listen to the wisdom that dwells within you

By Sister Joni Luna | November 8, 2022 |

I admired the fact that they were highly educated, modern women regardless of their age, who are boldly serving in a modern world. I marveled at the many ways these Sisters chose and were encouraged to evolve to meet the needs of the times. I knew I wanted to grow up to be like the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of-the-Woods.

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Education, advocacy and service with immigrants part of sister’s border experience

By Sister Mary Montgomery | November 6, 2022 |

My first week of a month-long immersion experience for Catholic Sisters in Nogales Sonora, Mexico — my eyes and heart have been drawn to the people and the artistry around the center. I see depictions of joy, community, compassion, hospitality, generosity, service, justice, education and team work.

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Oral history: the adventures and challenges of Sister Dorothy Ellen Wolsiffer, SP

By Debbie Griffey | November 5, 2022 |

“When I look back over the years of the variety of ministries, I see them as challenging but adventuresome. My last ministry of being a pastoral associate was involved with serving older adults: food pantry, ministry of care and visiting the sick, communion services, etc. These were all things I enjoyed tremendously. God’s love throughout the years has sparked my life and made it more interesting. Life flows like a river: smooth, bumps, twirls, spinning on rocks and falling.”

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