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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | April 5, 2019 |

What if there was one small change you could make that would add up to a big difference for the health of the planet and help you to live healthily? Would you try it?

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April is National Volunteer Month

By Mary Riley | April 2, 2019 |

April is National Volunteer Month. It’s a time to celebrate all who volunteer as well as to encourage more people to take part. The Sisters of Providence really rely on our volunteers and all that they contribute. Sister Rebecca Keller, SP, who serves as coordinator of Volunteer Services for the Sisters of Providence says, “We…

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 29, 2019 |

“Greater scarcity of water will lead to an increase in the cost of food and the various products which depend on its use.”

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 22, 2019 |

We commit ourselves … to live as citizens of Earth community with a common future. We commit to setting specific, measurable personal and group goals for simple living, wise use of Earth’s resources and love for one another

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It was so great to talk with you!

By Zach Pies | March 18, 2019 |

Thank you for taking our calls, sharing your stories with us and supporting us during our annual phonathon.

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 15, 2019 |

Lent is also a time when some choose to fast by abstaining from eating meat one or more days a week or simply becoming more intentional about their food choices

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HOME Team: Identifying our strengths and challenges

By Beth Collins | March 13, 2019 |

We had our work cut out for us

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 8, 2019 |

‘We commit ourselves to deepen our understanding of the principles of eco-justice and environmental responsibility.’

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Providence Associates reflect on the year of integration

By Lori Strawn | February 22, 2019 |

“I developed an understanding of ‘community,’ a feeling of inclusiveness and the power of presence with God, Saint Mother Theodore and each other. It was a mystical time.” Providence Associates share about the life-giving year of integration as they moved toward becoming Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Everything you need to know about the 2019 Farm Share program

By Mary Riley | February 6, 2019 |

Our Farm Share program is a way for people to get certified organic produce and that is fresh and grown locally here at White Violet Center. But you’re not really buying the produce; you’re buying a share of the harvest. Just like farmers and gardeners everywhere, Farm Share members take on the risks and the rewards of growing but without having to do any of the hard work.

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A Sister Prom/Winter Dance!

By Sisters of Providence | February 3, 2019 |

January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some of her classmates, who invited the Sisters of Providence to mingle with the students on the dance floor. More than 30 sisters showed up, not…

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2019!

By Jason Moon | February 2, 2019 |

‘… it’s an opportunity to give thanks to ALL the dedicated women and men, faculty, staff and parents.’

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Welcome to our blog. Here, we will share with you stories of our lives as Sisters of Providence. We invite Providence Associates to write in this space also. We hope you find these posts enjoyable and inspirational.

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Reducing CO2 emissions

Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp offers up some tips for reducing your carbon emissions.

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Light a candle

Candles are often lit as a way of showing a prayer offering. Tell us what you need and the sisters will light a candle and pray for your intentions.

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