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“Providence has always guided my life”: Providence Associate Rae Huffman

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 4:32 am by

“I was invited to begin the process to learn about Providence and what it would mean to be in relationship to the sisters. I felt that my prayers had been answered,” says Providence Associate Rae Huffman. “I learned that there are many ways to follow the call of Providence and have a connection to the Sisters of Providence.” Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Looking at the life and ministry of Sister Miriam Patrice Donoghue

Posted on November 2, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘She was an excellent teacher, strict but sprinkling discipline with a dollop of wry humor.’ Continue reading

Slow down before you speed up.

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 4:08 am by

The inevitable rush of the holidays is once again upon us. Before you get swept away, take time to pause and remember your departed loved ones. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: A look into the life and ministry of Sister Conrad Monrad

Posted on October 26, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘She was always calm, peaceful, looking at us straight in the eye, with her beautiful smile.’ Continue reading

2017 reflection for Foundation Day

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 1:32 pm by

Thanks, in part, to the latest volume of the SP history written by Sister Maureen Abbott, “New Lights from Old Truths,” we have cast new light on a saying of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. During instructions with the novices, Mother  Continue Reading »

Faithfulness and God’s mission: a Foundation Day reflection

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 4:46 am by

I find strength in the passages written by Mother Theodore that are oft quoted and perhaps even more so in the lesser-known stories of her day-to-day life. She walked the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and cared so much for the fledgling school, its students and the teachers. I believe that her prayers are still with us and perhaps with me in a special way because I now watch over the school that she created. Continue reading

Empowering women, changing lives: Fair Trade meets Mother Theodore

Posted on October 21, 2017 at 4:10 am by

The core values of Global Mamas (and Fair Trade, in general) are consistent with the core values enumerated by the Sisters of Providence, namely:
• Focusing on the common good (Love);
• Working to alleviate the suffering of others in some direct way (Mercy);
• Endeavoring to ensure fair and equitable treatment for all (Justice);
• Using Earth’s resources in a sustainable manner (Care for Creation); and
• Working together for the good of the whole (Community). Continue reading

Honoring Foundation Day

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 5:30 am by

SMWC students to take part in Foundation Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 24 Continue reading

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, pray with us: novena with a saint

Posted on October 13, 2017 at 4:06 am by

We invite you to pray a Novena to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with us. A novena is nine days of prayer in which a person prays along with a saint, asking their prayer support before God with whatever is their concern. Just as we ask our living friends to pray with us, what more strength might we find by asking our friends in heaven to join us in prayer. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: A look into the life and ministry of Sister Patricia Clare Beggs

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘The call came, there was a response and a life chosen to live the truth of the Gospel Way began.’ Continue reading

Historical Recognition

Posted on October 6, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘I think this designation truly honors the legacy of all who have gone before us’ Continue reading

Both, And

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 4:00 am by

Let’s not divide ourselves in another way. Don’t we have enough division? Both sides have something in common: We are tired of this and we want our world to be different. Continue reading

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