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Meet a sister. Be inspired. National Catholic Sisters Week invite

Posted on March 3, 2017 at 4:42 am by

So, in honor of National Catholic Sisters week, join us for a meal. Get to know us better. Tell others about the Sisters of Providence and the work we do to make the world a more just and loving place. Together with you, our friends and supporters, we can make this world a more hope-filled place. Continue reading

Co-creating the future with God

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 4:12 am by

Let us be more intentional in allowing Providence to actively engage in our lives. More present to how we are called to co-create in this time of distrust, cultural animosity, economic crisis and increasing violence. Continue reading

A wonderful time to get to know the sisters of these Woods

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 4:56 am by

It was fitting that our discernment weekend for women interested in knowing more about religious life was during the FEST. It energized me to have seven women who came from Georgia, California, Michigan, and Indiana to have closer interactions with sisters, especially our sisters in initial formation and our sisters who minister in new membership. Continue reading

The gift of vocation

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 3:56 pm by

There were over 300 who attended the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) Convocation in Plano, Texas.  Of that number, I was one of the more than 100 first timers! Participants came as far as Guam, Canada and Ireland. The theme  Continue Reading »

Inviting the Holy Spirit into your life

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 2:27 pm by

As we celebrate Pentecost, the “process of discernment” comes to mind. I reflect on/imagine Jesus’ followers in a locked room, fearful, agitated and probably confused, uncertain as to what they needed to do now that Jesus was no longer with  Continue Reading »

A Lenten message

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 2:47 pm by

Traditionally, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and has been thought of as a time to give up something. This action creates a reminder of repentance and renewal in one’s relationship with God and others. However, today many prefer to think  Continue Reading »

A Valentine message from Sister Editha

Posted on February 13, 2012 at 8:59 pm by

We pray that God will bless you with an abundance of love and that you will share your love with all those who are special in your life. We pray that God’s love, compassion and generosity will continue to shine  Continue Reading »

You can be someone’s present!

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 2:52 pm by

Share the true expression of the Christmas spirit! Invite an elderly neighbor to dinner, visit a person who is homebound, clean the house of a single parent, comfort someone who is grieving or make a care package for someone who  Continue Reading »