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What has happened to us since that first Thanksgiving?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 16, 2016 |

It helped me to return to the original story to remind myself that right relationship is possible

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Being Providence in a world in need: Sister Dawn’s reflection to new Providence Associates

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 15, 2016 |

You belong to this community in a special way. And we belong to each other. Together we belong to Providence. Together we are called to be Providence. The world needs us for this. And certainly, in light of all that has happened this week and in the weeks leading up to our national election as well as what may be required of us as a result of this election—our country needs us for this.

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A shared Reflection for Foundation Day

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 27, 2016 |

‘Trust in the Providence of God that so far has never failed us’

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A Reflection for the Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 4, 2016 |

May we never forget why she came here

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Listening with the heart: Contemplative conversation

By Sister Rosemary Nudd | October 3, 2016 |

It may help to define “contemplation” as “a long loving look at the real.”
Who doesn’t ponder a problem or give deep thought to a decision, sometimes asking God’s guidance without even realizing it?

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A Reflection for the Installation of New Leadership

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | September 13, 2016 |

Let us pray this gift for each other

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Celebrating Sister Joni as she professes first vows on June 26

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 28, 2016 |

Sister Joni Luna professes her first vows as a Sister of Providence on June 26, 2016, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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Congratulations to the 2016 gold and silver Jubilarians

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 28, 2016 |

Sister Denise reflects on three Sisters of Providence celebrating 50 years with the Congregation and one sisters celebrating 25 years as a sister. “All four of you answer the call of Jesus to reach out, to touch those longing for a deeper friendship with the Holy One. You touch those who mourn and those meek persons hungering for what rightfully is theirs though they are pushed to the sidelines by would-be leaders.”

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Imperfect mercy

By Sister Tracey Horan | April 15, 2016 |

I realized that in both stories, Jesus was open and vulnerable enough to allow others to call him to mercy. In the end, when it came to choosing mercy or sticking with his original plan, Jesus did not dig his heels in based on his own sense of the “right time” or the “right people.”

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Forgiveness and mercy

By Sister Jan Craven | April 13, 2016 |

Forgiveness is a process, and a slow one at that. We cannot rush forgiveness. If we do it becomes insincere. It takes time, patience and mercy and it is never an easy journey to make.

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Reaching out as mercy

By Amy Miranda | April 13, 2016 |

“As Pope Francis has spoken so many times, at least the way that I understand it, mercy is shown by reaching out to people where they are and not waiting for them to come to you. So in a way, it is to be alert to the needs of someone. The need to be loved, to be accepted, to be important. I think Pope Francis’ approach to a year of mercy has again called people to be more aware, more alert, to that,” said Providence Associate Daniel Hopcus, the priest chaplain at Saint Mary-0f-the-Woods.

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Dare to be merciful

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 13, 2016 |

“You persistently encourage us to build not destroy, … to have mercy towards the one we see as least deserving or the one who has hurt us deeply and to love, love, love and love more.” Sister Denise Wilkinson dares us to look more deeply at mercy in our lives.

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Leader, teacher, immigrant, healer. Saint of God.

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