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100+ year old sisters survive COVID-19

By Amy Miranda | May 3, 2021 |

“She has a strong determination to live and has never let anyone do for her what she can do for herself.”

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Take a deep breath: spiritual direction during pandemic

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 3, 2021 |

“Having Sister Marsha sit, listen, pray and offer her gentle guidance brings the matter up into the light. And once the struggle has been shown the light, the resolution begins.”

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Virtual opportunities a silver lining to a pandemic

By Mary Riley | May 3, 2021 |

Virtual programming and livestream are here to stay. This will just be another way we can continue to connect with people and take our mission into the world.

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“Be cheerful, kind to one another” Mother Theodore’s response to epidemic

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 3, 2021 |

“Keep your house, the yard, and also your persons clean. Change your linen often and have your children clean also, if they are still with you. Finally, my dear daughters, pray.”

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Sisters of Providence struggles and wisdom amidst pandemic

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | May 3, 2021 |

For many sisters, extended time in prayer has been both a coping mechanism and a time of real growth for them during the pandemic. Sister Joni Luna put it this way: “I find that if I fill my cup a few times a day by entering into this God space, it helps get me through the chaos and unpredictable events of my day.”

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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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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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