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Father Ray: inspired by Sisters of Providence work for justice and care for those in need

By Harve Schlachter | September 20, 2019 |

Father Ray says he supports the Sisters of Providence financially because he has been inspired by the sisters and their diverse ministries caring for all people and our environment. He is inspired by the Congregation’s focus on justice and providing care for those in need.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: a mother’s letter to new postulants

By Saint Mother Theodore Guerin | September 20, 2019 |

“Long ago we offered prayers for you, for your generous mother. When you write to her tell her that I shall try to be a mother to you, that I love you already as my beloved child, and that all the Sisters are anxiously waiting to have you among them,” writes Saint Mother Theodore to soon-to-arrive postulants.

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Come and See life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | September 20, 2019 |

Our twice-a-year Come and See weekend retreats offer single, Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 42 the opportunity to come and experience life first hand with the Sisters of Providence.

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Interculturality: journey of radical welcome

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 20, 2019 |

Interculturality – What is it? Why has it become a notion central to many conversations in the Providence community? Why is it key as we continue to evolve as religious in the 21st Century?

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A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 20, 2019 |

I trust that there will be courageous women and men who will continue to answer the call of Providence to respond with integrity and passion to the most urgent needs in society.

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Faces of our future: a new generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 20, 2019 |

The Sisters of Providence are blessed to have eight women in initial formation and temporary profession here in the United States. Let me share what they are up to currently.

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Preparing the next generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Marsha Speth | September 20, 2019 |

The postulant sees what it means to be sister to one another, to pray, celebrate, have fun together and to experience the sacred in the ordinary. She is invited into our common efforts to be Providence through sustainable living, accountability to one another and respect for differences.

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Wisdom and the future of religious life

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 20, 2019 |

We Sisters of Providence don’t believe religious life is dead. That we cannot see how religious life will be lived in the future doesn’t keep us from believing that it will.

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Newsnotes summer 2019

By Sisters of Providence | May 24, 2019 |

Read the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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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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Resting on holy ground: new cremains burial options at the Woods

By Sister Ann Casper | May 24, 2019 |

That seed has blossomed into a new outreach ministry for the Sisters of Providence. We will now receive for inurnment at the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, the cremains of persons other than members of the Congregation.

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Sisters preserving memories through memory books

By Katie Harich | May 24, 2019 |

Memory books detail and preserve aspects of a person’s life history with photographs, artifacts and narratives. They facilitate life-affirming interaction, encourage deep reflection and celebrate life events through story-telling and reminiscing. And they are effective in stimulating memories, especially for individuals living with dementia.

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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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