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Virtual circles offer real relationship

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 15, 2014 |

Recently “Providence Circles” were formed based on geographic area. Twelve are now operating across the U.S. Because not all Associates live near to each other, two “virtual” Providence Circles were also established. These groups meet via conference call. Any associate, candidate-associate or sister is welcome to attend any of the circles.

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A walk through the convent

By Christina Blust | January 15, 2014 |

The Sisters of Providence buildings are a technological hodgepodge. New computers sit next to typewriters, old table-based sewing machines next to electronic ones, and giant dictionaries next to compact discs. This photo series shows the study in contrasts, where decades of technology sit comfortably side by side.

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Life-changing technology

By Rosie Blankenship | January 15, 2014 |

Sisters of Providence of varying generations reflect on a most life-changing technology in each of their lives: from air conditioning to the internet.

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A walk through the convent — technology photo album

By Christina Blust | January 10, 2014 |

We walk through the convent, where decades of technology sit comfortably side by side.

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Vowed for love, mercy and justice

By Amy Miranda | October 1, 2013 |

Four recently perpetually vowed Sisters of Providence reflect what it is to live the mission and service of a Sister of Providence in the world today.

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Sent to serve through the years

By Christina Blust | October 1, 2013 |

For the Congregation’s first 120 years in Indiana, Sisters of Providence learned of their assignments for the year by hearing the Obedience List read aloud on August 15, the day before sisters began to leave for the assigned missions.

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Community from afar

By Dave Cox | October 1, 2013 |

Sisters living far from the SP motherhouse still feel a deep connection to the community.

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Meeting needs far and wide

By Diane Weidenbenner | October 1, 2013 |

Sister Josephine ministered as a nurse from July 1969 to August 1971 in Vietnam during the war. She served taking care of children in an orphanage. Today she accompanies sisters having with special health needs.

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Accounting for relationships

By Diane Weidenbenner | October 1, 2013 |

Sister Deborah Campbell travels the world in service to the those in need in her ministry as senior auditor with Catholic Relief Services (CRS). “It’s those sorts of connections that are meaningful. I try to treat everyone like they are valuable, like I would want to be treated,” Sister Deborah said.

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SP mission: alive with the times

By Sister Paula Damiano | October 1, 2013 |

From 1840 to 2013 our mission has remained unchanged. The expression of that mission, the way we live it out has evolved so that we can continue to serve people facing the pressing needs of the times.

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Sister Laura Parker: a spiritual presence in the world

By Amy Miranda | October 1, 2013 |

Sister Laura Parker meets the challenges of ministering as a hospice chaplain by maintaining a relationship with God and by gaining strength from her Sisters of Providence community.

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Sister Susanne Gallagher creates home all around her

By Rosie Blankenship | May 1, 2013 |

(This article reprinted from the Summer 2013 edition of HOPE) For the last 45 years, Sister Susanne Gallagher has been making a church home for people with developmental disabilities in…

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