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When I was in prison, you prayed with me

By Sister Cathy Campbell | January 13, 2021 |

For many years, Sisters of Providence and friends and Associates have helped lead prayer services with inmates at the Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Bearing witness to an execution

By Jason Moon | January 13, 2021 |

At his request she continued, out loud, to pray the prayers as she stepped back away from the execution table to take her place in the corner of the room.

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Allowing for God’s presence: Sisters of Providence hospital chaplains

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 13, 2021 |

“Being open to the Spirit in this ministry is a must, along with a deep prayer life, so that we may stay aligned and be able to exhibit an open presence to the other.”

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Healing for suicide loss survivors

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 13, 2021 |

Sister Connie advises those who are suicide loss survivors to focus on three things: Resilience, finding meaning and purpose for oneself and forming enduring bonds.

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Inspiring support for the mission of Providence

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 13, 2021 |

“The Sisters of Providence are real ‘stand up’ women who really, really live their faith and do the hard work. The sisters have adapted to the face of the Church. They stay so alive and vital. They are flexible and guided by Mother Theodore.”

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Living the Gospel of Hope through better health care access

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 13, 2021 |

“People will not wait until they are on their deathbed to go to the doctor if the clinic is within walking distance. Many residents don’t have a car or it’s broken down or out of gas,” said Sister Dorothy.

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Living the Gospel of HOPE

By Sister Marie McCarthy | January 13, 2021 |

What does it mean to actually live a Gospel of Hope? Not just think about it, but live it, in this time and in this place?

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You can help bring a happy ending to restore St. Joseph Lake

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 11, 2021 |

The lake water disappeared. In February 2018, days and days of heavy rain caused several large trees to be torn loose from the earthen berm. When the trees fell, a section of the berm collapsed, allowing the lake water to “escape.”

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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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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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