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Fall 2022 Come and See Retreat

By Amy Miranda | October 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Fall 2022 Come and See Retreat

What would it be like to live out the mission and legacy of a saint? Single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to find out at the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Come and See weekend Oct. 1-2, 2021

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A journey of Providence on Chicago’s westside

By Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer | May 13, 2022 |

My journey in pastoral ministry has been very transforming for me. I have had the privilege and opportunity of stepping inside another race, culture and hearts. I am truly blessed.

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Sister Jessica Vitente: Leading and being led to God

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 12, 2022 |

Sister Jessica hopes the Newman Center provides the college students served with companions on the journey in service with one another, to the campus community and the community at large. Most importantly, the Center must let students know they are loved, accepted and belong to the community.

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Moving forward, exuding happiness: Sister Grace Marie Meehan

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 12, 2022 |

Gracie, as she is fondly called, has always been known as someone who does not fret and worry. A cheerful, giving person, light-hearted and happy. But she is also a risk taker who broke down barriers.

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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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My mother’s hands: a Mother’s Day reflection

By Sister Theresa Ann Boland | May 8, 2022 |

As I grew into adulthood and left home to pursue my own dreams of becoming a teacher, I realized what wonderful life lessons I learned from my mom. Especially lessons about the importance of a strong work ethic and finishing what you have started. 

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Revelation

By Sister Ruth Johnson | May 3, 2022 |

It is the Easter of my being

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Volunteer Spotlight: The Sister Volunteers

By Jason Moon | April 29, 2022 |

‘It’s like answering questions about our family home.’

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Providence teen volunteer grows closer to God by serving others

By Pia Carino | April 23, 2022 |

Volunteering here has helped me reach into the depths of my mind and soul. It has made me realize how much serving my community and making others happy means to me. This experience has made me so much closer to God as I use my God-given gifts to serve.

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What does it mean to love my neighbor as myself? A visit to the border

By Sister Joni Luna | April 7, 2022 |

May I too be a companion to all on the journey home to our Provident God who has blessed me with this gift of abundance. 

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