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Leadership Team shares Cardinal Daniel DiNardo statement

By Sisters of Providence | July 22, 2019 |

We stand in solidarity with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and support this statement

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Leadership Team shares Catholic Charities USA statement

By Sisters of Providence | July 15, 2019 |

We stand in solidarity with Catholic Charities USA and support this statement

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Leadership Team statement on treatment of immigrant children

By Sisters of Providence | June 27, 2019 |

All people, regardless of their country of origin or legal status, are made in the image of God and should be treated with dignity and respect

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 |

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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Sister Helen Vinton brings hope in an unsteady environment

By Sister Donna Butler | May 24, 2019 |

“Currently, climate change is the biggest threat to many Louisiana families, changing how and where they live and make a living,” says Sister Helen Vinton. Families in coastal Louisiana have suffered greatly.

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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 |

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 |

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Weekly Reflection: Fair Trade – A Response to Human Trafficking

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 21, 2019 |

Fair trade is an approach to business/development that seeks to create greater equity in the international trading system

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Weekly Reflection: Labor Trafficking Here and Now

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 14, 2019 |

Labor Trafficking in the United States is a form of both labor and sex trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion

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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 |

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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Sandwich and service are part of a larger mission

By Amy Miranda | January 10, 2019 |

With that sandwich comes evidence that somebody cares. A smile. A question of how is your day. Health updates. Playful banter. For the past several years, Providence Associates Karen Goehl and Rosaline Secrest have headed up the volunteers who distribute nearly 80 sack lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays to people in need.

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Stepping into justice: Sister Barbara Battista

By Jason Moon | January 10, 2019 |

“There is urgency in what is going on nationally, in the church and in society. There is such a need for women religious, and for other persons of faith, to really be leaders in this work towards justice,” said Sister Barbara Battista, the new social justice promoter for the Sisters of Providence.

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.” -Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Join us on our journey of advocacy and action for all people and for all Gods’ creation. Learn more about our mission for environmental and social justice.

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