HOPE is a newsmagazine that extends the energy and power of Providence by sharing information about the mission, spirituality and ministries of the Sisters of Providence. It is published four times a year. All the stories and extra content from HOPE are available here.
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Our sisters live and serve among the marginalized. We serve people in need. People without a voice. People easy to overlook. In this issue of HOPE we invite you to take a look at some of our stories. At how we and you our partners are helping and advocating for people and a planet in need. We invite you to join us in bearing the light. Be with us a light for someone else. Together, we can make this world a brighter place. Continue reading
It’s an exciting moment for the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The 2016 General Chapter has set a direction for the next five years. In this issue of HOPE you will meet the newly elected leadership team, learn the new justice focus and hear about the practice of contemplative conversation. Continue reading
“I desire that the year to come will be steeped in mercy, so that we can go out to every man and woman, bringing the goodness and tenderness of God!” – Pope Francis. Mercy is central to the mission of the Sisters of Providence. In this issue of HOPE, we explore mercy in some of its many forms. Continue reading
Have you found yourself changed, nurtured, renewed, educated or inspired by time at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? In this issue of HOPE magazine we explore the experiences of several people who have been touched by these Woods and left strengthened for the journey forward. Continue reading
Inspired. It’s not hard to feel that way after spending time with “retired” Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. We hope you enjoy this collection of stories highlighting just a few of the amazing, loving, useful ministries carried out by senior sisters and associates. Continue reading
In this issue of HOPE, we’ve pulled out some stories that you may not have expected about Sisters of Providence. Did you know that Sister Kathleen Desautels was featured in an article in Rolling Stone Magazine? Did you know there is a Sister of Providence who is raising a child? Continue reading
“We rely on, rest on, build on ‘that Providence that thus far has never failed us,'” writes General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson in the Fall 2014 issue of HOPE. In it we look forward and backward, from nearly 175 years of history in the U.S. to the future that lies before us. Continue reading
The summer 2014 issue of HOPE explores the ministries of Sisters of Providence who walk with the people of God through service within the Catholic Church. Continue reading
This issue of HOPE magazine explores how Sisters of Providence use the technology of the time both today and in days past to further the mission of Providence. Continue reading