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Tapping into fresh energies: Sister Joni’s vocation and teen ministries

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 12, 2022 |

“Women are searching, seeking, desiring to be in right relationship. They have a desire to be part of a puzzle bigger than themselves. They want to live the Gospel with other persons who are like-minded. They want to make a difference in the world.”

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Sisters of Providence provide hope and healing in a broken world

By Gerhard Glomm | May 12, 2022 |

Sisters of Providence have always gone out of their way to treat all God’s children with respect and dignity. They have always exemplified for me what it means to be a member of the Body of Christ. The Sisters of Providence are a force of healing and a beacon of hope for me and for the world.

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Welcome to the ‘Evolving Woods’

By Jason Moon | May 12, 2022 |

We asked ourselves, ‘What is our next ministry? To what might we be being called at this time in our history?’ If we believe that special care for those with cognitive changes is one such ministry, before we move forward, we want to make sure that we have the various resources needed to provide quality care to those who come to us and the capacity to sustain that ministry into the future.

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Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer: Blessed by the African American Catholic Community

By Amy Miranda | May 12, 2022 |

t’s been a wonderful journey. I love the people. I’ve been so blessed by the African American community. Having shared their story, their faith, their dependence on God, my own journey as a Sister of Providence has been really transformed.”

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Newsnotes from summer 2022 HOPE magazine

By Sisters of Providence | May 12, 2022 |

What’s been going on with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Find out!

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Hybrid virtual/in-person retreats and programs reach even more seekers

By Mary Riley | May 12, 2022 |

“The hybrid format is allowing people from around the world to benefit from the many and diverse program offerings. It’s bringing people together in a new way. Some are remaining in contact with one another long after the program ends.”

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Meaningful new names for the roads of Saint Mary’s

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 13, 2022 |

The names of its winding roads can tell us much about the culture and history of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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Newsnotes from the Sisters of Providence winter 2022

By Sisters of Providence | January 12, 2022 |

A restored lake, a new postulant, a new alpaca and new Providence Associates. Catch up on all that is new with the Sisters of Providence.

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Prayer: a Sisters of Providence ministry dear to the heart

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 12, 2022 |

“The Sisters are my go to pray-ers! I am a firm believer in the power of prayer, so I’ll ask anyone who cares enough to pray for someone. Storm the heavens!”

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The Woods continues to call: Woods Community Cemetery

By Sister Ann Casper | January 12, 2022 |

For others who have chosen Providence Community Cemetery for cremains interment, the place itself — Saint Mary-of-the-Woods — is the attraction.

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Looking racism in the eye: there is still much to do

By Sister Ann Margaret O'Hara | January 12, 2022 |

My home town was a small city that did not permit African-Americans within the city limits after dark. The deed to our house did not allow us to sell our house to anyone of African-American descent.

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Woods Core Class brings students, sisters together

By Sister Donna Butler | January 12, 2022 |

I shared with them information about our spirituality, our current ministries, justice efforts and values. I answered their questions about religious life and shared my personal experience of this life.

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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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