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Farewell to Guerin College Prep

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 24, 2020 |

Although the building is closed, our love and care and prayers for each young woman or man who called Guerin “home” will never end. For it is the people who are “Guerin Hig

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Sisters of Providence who have ministered in Taiwan share their stories

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

“The grandmother of one of my students, a boy named K-Sing, said to me in Taiwanese one day, ‘I don’t know what it is, but the way you hold my little grandson is different from the other teachers.’ Then she reached out and touched my SP cross, and said: ‘You wear this white cross of your God. I do not know who this God is, but there is a special love in your heart!’”

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Can we talk about racism?

By William Hughes | September 24, 2020 |

You may be feeling overwhelmed and ask, “What actions can I be part of?” May I offer some suggestions?

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Resources on racism, Black history, anti-racism

By William Hughes | September 24, 2020 |

Enjoy these resources for learning more about anti-racism and Black history

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Elizabeth Kuo, beloved “Grandma Kuo” of the sisters in Asia

By Sister Janet Gilligan | September 24, 2020 |

In every stage of the sisters’ trials in China, Aunt (or Grandma as she was later called) Kuo was there, walking to the markets every day, sending meals to the sisters in house arrest, sleeping on a cot in the room where the sisters took their meals.

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The indelible mark of Providence: Interview with Barbara Ringenberger

By Diane Weidenbenner | September 24, 2020 |

Barbara supports the mission and ministries of the Sisters of Providence because they had such a wonderful impact on her life. “The sisters worked diligently to provide my brother and me with an education, both spiritual and academic, that throughout our lives has opened doors as we progressed through our lives,” said Barbara.

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Why is it so difficult to talk about racism?

By Pearlette Springer | September 24, 2020 |

People of Color internalized their oppression as a means of survival. They developed strategies, actions and emotions to help live within these disadvantages. We learned that we had to be better, try harder, endure more.

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Embracing technology to further the Sisters of Providence mission

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 24, 2020 |

It became clear that offering “Come and See” weekends as retreats at Saint Mary-of-the Woods would not work for the time being. So Vocations Director Sister Joni Luna, SP, created “virtual” discernment opportunities.

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Newsnotes Fall 2020

By Sisters of Providence | September 24, 2020 |

Sisters profess perpetual, first vows We are so blessed! Sunday, July 26, was a beautiful day as Sister Corbin Hannah professed perpetual vows as a Sister of Providence and Sister…

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The legacy of Providence lives on in our sisters in Taiwan

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

Let me tell you a little about each of our sisters currently ministering in Asia and those who have recently joined us from there.

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Our sisters in Asia speak: What it means to be a Sister of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

“The freedom in Providence: I try to live ‘here and now,’ and put ‘tomorrow’ in God’s care. Working with God in serving others and recognizing the suffering Jesus among the people I serve is life-giving to me.”

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There is a Providence and the Sisters of Providence in Asia are truly its daughters

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | September 24, 2020 |

Throughout the 100-year history of the Sisters of Providence mission in Asia, Sisters of Providence have stayed true to the call from a Provident God to provide loving care and service to people most in need. Over the years, that passion for mission enabled them not only to teach but also to bind up wounds, hide refugees, endure separation and isolation.

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Here you will find wonderful content from the Sisters of Providence. The articles here all appeared in HOPE magazine. The Sisters of Providence publish HOPE three times a year to share the mission, spirituality and ministries of the Sisters of Providence. Enjoy!

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