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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

Read some of the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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The Sisters of Providence count on you

By Zach Pies | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Your gift, no matter the size, is needed. For the Sisters of Providence, small gifts make a huge difference.

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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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Saint connects sisters across the ocean

By Amy Miranda | January 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin is at the root of a special connection that still exists between the original Sisters of Providence in France and the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Sandwich and service are part of a larger mission

By Amy Miranda | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

With that sandwich comes evidence that somebody cares. A smile. A question of how is your day. Health updates. Playful banter. For the past several years, Providence Associates Karen Goehl and Rosaline Secrest have headed up the volunteers who distribute nearly 80 sack lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays to people in need.

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Stepping into justice: Sister Barbara Battista

By Jason Moon | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

“There is urgency in what is going on nationally, in the church and in society. There is such a need for women religious, and for other persons of faith, to really be leaders in this work towards justice,” said Sister Barbara Battista, the new social justice promoter for the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Marilu Covani, passing on the spirit of Encuentro

By Sister Maureen Abbott | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Sister Marilú reached official retirement, she was invited to coordinate the V Encuentro effort for the Diocese of San Bernardino. “What a gift! I really loved to work with this always-growing team of people of different backgrounds, ages, cultures, and nationalities,” she said.

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Education in everyday caring makes a difference

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

Staff members who participated in dementia care training share how it makes a difference in their everyday care giving: Don’t take any behaviors personally.** Build trust by spending time with each person.** Learn to read the cues of a person. A non-verbal person may ordinarily smile as a greeting; but if there’s no smile, she’s having a bad time of it.

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Sisters and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College: planting seeds of hope in a new generation

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

A volunteer Sister of Providence companion is embedded with each group of students. The course takes students on tours of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and more.

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O Antiphon – O Emmanuel come ransom us

By Sisters of Providence | December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Emmanuel, God-with-us, the final antiphon sung on December 23, is one of the most treasured names by which we address God. The Word of God has become flesh and dwells among us! The great longing for Wisdom to dwell among us comes to fulfillment in the conception of the Son of God in Mary by…

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