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White Violet Center for Eco-Justice partners: B’s are the best!

By John Michael Elmore | June 23, 2020 |

“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees.”  ― Leo Tolstoy It’s no secret that gardeners love bees. They help pollinate crops, make honey, and are a welcome sign of a healthy biome. But did you know our love for bees extends…

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Facing institutionalized racism within myself

By Amanda Lakstins | June 16, 2020 |

I’ve never considered myself racist, I always do my best to treat everyone fairly. But in that moment, I realized that skin color is something I notice and something that matters to me, not in conscious higher-level thought, but almost at an instinctual level. I felt a sense of unease being surrounded by black people, black children.

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2018-19 Annual Report

By Sisters of Providence | June 15, 2020 |

Your kindness and generosity to us have that same kind of monumental impact. My awareness of that profound inter-connectedness of all of us has deepened even more as I have reflected on the data and the stories provided in this annual report. Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, General Superior, June 2020 Read more of Sister Dawn’s message…

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Newsnotes

By Sisters of Providence | June 15, 2020 |

Awards and recognition, a new alpaca, loving support and more. Get the newest updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Evolving Providence in time of pandemic and beyond

By Sister Cathy Campbell | June 15, 2020 |

“We have an obligation to continue to trust our Provident God. It’s a mandate. It’s in our vows. We cannot stay still.”

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Sister Donna Marie Fu: Called by God to serve a global church

By Sister Maureen Abbott | June 15, 2020 |

Sister Donna Marie feels she experienced such a fulfilling life in answering her own call to offer her life to God. She continues to encourage that call in other young women. She regrets that political circumstances have prevented others from following a similar path.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: Funding God’s mission

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

Catholic sisters are funded by the Catholic Church, right? Actually, no; although many Catholics and non-Catholics alike hold this misconception.

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Sister Kathleen Dede: Reaching out in love right where you are

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | June 15, 2020 |

Yes, our sisters minister wherever they are, long after they pass retirement age. Somehow, Providence leads them to critical unmet needs to which they can respond. For Sister Kathleen, it’s being a face of Providence in healthcare.

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Sister Gloria Memering: Bringing the music

By William Hughes | June 15, 2020 |

Until Sister Gloria’s retirement in 2011, all but five years were spent teaching music in schools and engaging in parish music ministry.

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Sister Ann Casper: holding nothing back in her service

By Mary Riley | June 15, 2020 |

But when people point out she is still doing too much, she often responds with the wise words of her friend, Sister Jeanne Knoerle, “What are we saving ourselves for?”

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Side by side: our time of need is now

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 15, 2020 |

No matter the challenge, you help us solve it. No matter the project, you respond with love and generosity.

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So just what is Providence Community Cemetery?

By Sister Ann Casper | June 15, 2020 |

Relatives, former members, Providence Associates, benefactors, alumnae/i of SP schools and staff members have chosen the sacred space of the Woods for their final resting place.

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