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2018-19 Annual Report

By Sisters of Providence | June 15, 2020 |

Your kindness and generosity to us have that same kind of monumental impact. My awareness of that profound inter-connectedness of all of us has deepened even more as I have…

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Newsnotes

By Sisters of Providence | June 15, 2020 |

Awards and recognition, a new alpaca, loving support and more. Get the newest updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Evolving Providence in time of pandemic and beyond

By Sister Cathy Campbell | June 15, 2020 |

“We have an obligation to continue to trust our Provident God. It’s a mandate. It’s in our vows. We cannot stay still.”

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Side by side: our time of need is now

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 15, 2020 |

No matter the challenge, you help us solve it. No matter the project, you respond with love and generosity.

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So just what is Providence Community Cemetery?

By Sister Ann Casper | June 15, 2020 |

Relatives, former members, Providence Associates, benefactors, alumnae/i of SP schools and staff members have chosen the sacred space of the Woods for their final resting place.

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Sister Barbara Doherty: A Sister of Providence icon living with dementia

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

So many people hold so many great memories of Sister Barbara. Yet for Sister Barbara memory is the challenge. In 2010 Sister Barbara was diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s and vascular types.

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A view from the other side of health care

By Sister Ann Margaret O'Hara | June 15, 2020 |

On July 7, 2017, I experienced an event that changed my life. During heart surgery for mitral valve repair, I had a stroke. It was completely unexpected, leaving me in a situation I never imagined and for which I was completely unprepared.

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Sister Eileen Rose Bonner: A spiritual and emotional support to neighbors

By Sister Janet Gilligan | June 15, 2020 |

Now she spends her retirement years preparing food for shut-ins, working with the parish bereavement committee and tutoring students in English as a second language.

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Sister Donna Marie Fu: Called by God to serve a global church

By Sister Maureen Abbott | June 15, 2020 |

Sister Donna Marie feels she experienced such a fulfilling life in answering her own call to offer her life to God. She continues to encourage that call in other young women. She regrets that political circumstances have prevented others from following a similar path.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: Funding God’s mission

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

Catholic sisters are funded by the Catholic Church, right? Actually, no; although many Catholics and non-Catholics alike hold this misconception.

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Sister Kathleen Dede: Reaching out in love right where you are

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | June 15, 2020 |

Yes, our sisters minister wherever they are, long after they pass retirement age. Somehow, Providence leads them to critical unmet needs to which they can respond. For Sister Kathleen, it’s being a face of Providence in healthcare.

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Sister Gloria Memering: Bringing the music

By William Hughes | June 15, 2020 |

Until Sister Gloria’s retirement in 2011, all but five years were spent teaching music in schools and engaging in parish music ministry.

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