But when people point out she is still doing too much, she often responds with the wise words of her friend, Sister Jeanne Knoerle, “What are we saving ourselves for?”Read more
“The facts and figures contained in the Annual Report witness once again to the reality that the Providence of God manifests itself in the financial generosity as well as in the service of so many friends.” Read more of Sister Dawn’s message to our generous supporters and annual report from 2017-18.Read more
100 years in Asia, Sister Mary Jo honored and more. Catch up on the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.Read more
Like most stereotypes, my beliefs about immigrants most likely came from a combination of sources: messages I heard from the news, friends, and media that convinced me that immigrants were an inherent threat to my well-being.Read more
She heard their stories of abuse, of problems with their children, of anxiety about their immigration status. Many of them needed professional counseling, but this was almost impossible for poor families who had no insurance and were struggling with English. Sister Patty came to see that her greatest missionary opportunity now was not in Africa, Peru or Taiwan, but in her own backyard.Read more
“Who wants to go in a prison?” Sister Dorothy lamented. “We were scared. We were afraid.”
After a brief pause, Sister Dorothy said, “It was ignorance and fear that made us scared.” Sister Dorothy tells of more than 40 years of prison ministry.
The issues of land, air and water degradation weighed heavily on her, especially the effects that were becoming more problematic on our own Sisters of Providence land.Read more
The willingness of the Providence Health Care staff to forgo the efficiency of a set schedule in favor of a more spontaneous model of care speaks volumes for their commitment to recognizing and respecting the dignity and individuality of persons in their care.Read more
We asked Providence Associates from around the country to tell us about an issue in “their own backyard” that they are passionate about. Here several Providence Associates share about a need and how they are responding.Read more
Following the footsteps of our foundress Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, whose eye was always on the mission, the Sisters of Providence seek to focus their eyes and hearts on the…Read more
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!