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HOPE Summer 2024: Creating Hope

By MA Admin | May 17, 2024 |

Explore our summer issue of HOPE, where we share inspiring stories of creating hope.

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Breaking boundaries, creating miracles

By Cami Pritchett | January 12, 2024 |

Mother Theodore’s journey to sainthood began with a desire to serve God and others. She was able to push past physical constraints, lack of resources, race, gender, existing systems and other obstacles and do whatever possible to make a difference in the lives of those she encountered.

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All will be well

By Beth Collins | January 12, 2024 |

For many of us in recent years, our sense of “well-being” may feel fragile. It is exceedingly difficult to feel confident that “all will be well.”

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Newsnotes from HOPE winter 2024

By Sisters of Providence | January 12, 2024 |

News and updates from our winter 2024 issue of HOPE magazine.

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Jesus, our model for breaking boundaries

By Sister Emily TeKolste | January 12, 2024 |

Whenever Jesus crossed the cultural expectations of his time, healing happened. This is exactly what we are called to do today.

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Breaking boundaries as Providence people

By Sister Barbara Battista | January 12, 2024 |

Humility calls us to embrace the entire human community without exception. Everyone deserves to be loved and respected. We are all siblings one to the other.

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Crossing the bridge into community: Postulant Stephanie Rivas

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 12, 2024 |

In September, Stephanie Rivas became the newest woman to join Sisters of Providence. Being a risk taker and breaking boundaries is not new to Stephanie.

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Sister Marilyn Kofler: Breaking boundaries through education and gentle influence

By Amy Miranda | January 12, 2024 |

“I wanted to be a priest, but I knew I would be a sister,” she said. Priesthood for women was not an option. “You didn’t even talk about it,” she said.

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The Sisters of Providence: A history of justice

By Jason Moon | January 12, 2024 |

“The work of Justice, of promoting systemic change that protects planet Earth and promotes human rights, is essential to answering our call as Sisters of Providence.”

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Honor your favorite Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | September 25, 2023 |

It’s that time again. Children and teachers are returning to their schools and their classrooms. This time of year brings to mind some of our favorite teachers from our own…

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Risen Christ art unique to the Woods

By Diane Weidenbenner | September 25, 2023 |

A one-of-a-kind sculpture, the risen Christ was designed in 1989 by the late Harry Breen, noted artist/architect/consultant from Champaign, Illinois.

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We are supported with so much love

By Sisters of Providence | September 25, 2023 |

During our yearly Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Evening, we offer a special thanks to all of you, our contributors. We would like to highlight here a few special supporters who were recognized this year.

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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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