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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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Sister Barbara Doherty: A Sister of Providence icon living with dementia

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

So many people hold so many great memories of Sister Barbara. Yet for Sister Barbara memory is the challenge. In 2010 Sister Barbara was diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s and vascular types.

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White Violet Center: To market, to market jiggity jig

By Candace Minster | June 4, 2020 |

Just like grocery stores, farmers markets’ have been considered as providing essential services during this global pandemic. We are excited that the summer season is officially starting and that we have yet another opportunity to offer our certified organic produce and other products to our community. The Terre Haute Summer Market begins Saturday, June 6,…

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Life on the farm at White Violet Center: Meet our summer crop of interns

By Sister Mary Montgomery | June 3, 2020 |

It is the fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home, the second encyclical of Pope Francis.  It is the beginning of the Year of Laudato Si recently proclaimed. Pope Francis says, “It is no longer enough to speak only of the integrity of ecosystems. We have to dare to speak of…

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Sisters of Providence Support Seeking Justice and Denounce the Violence Inflicted on Black Americans since the Birth of This Nation

By Sisters of Providence | June 2, 2020 |

The Sisters of Providence leadership team and the Providence Community strongly condemn the heinous violence against and ultimate murder of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers

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Virtual prayer, support reassures teen

By Ozlynne Tharp | May 22, 2020 |

It’s a great experience to listen to and empathize with each other.

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Reflecting on Crises with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Jan Craven | May 13, 2020 |

“My very dear and beloved Daughters … I have confidence that God will not permit any of you to be attacked by the epidemic. Be cheerful, kind to one another; having nothing on your conscience that could trouble you. Do not fast. Let your food be wholesome and well prepared.”

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