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Come and See retreat

By Sisters of Providence | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come and See what life is like as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in this free retreat weekend for single, Catholic woman between the ages of 18 and 42. April 12-14 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sign up today!

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A Reflection for the Providence Associates commitment and renewal

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

There is nothing more important, more radical, more necessary than community

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Postulant Jessica Vitente shares of her journey to the Sisters of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | November 11, 2018 | 5 Comments

Finally now, since my September entrance to the postulancy of the Sisters of Providence, I have both feet in Indiana, but part of my heart is in California. As Saint Mother Theodore Guerin said, “Put yourself gently into the hands of Providence and you will find yourself well supported.”

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Finding my vocation in a long line of religious

By Sister Kathleen Dede | November 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

In my sophomore year I had what for me was a strange experience. I went in to St. Ann’s Church for a visit after school. As I knelt there, I prayed God would somehow tell me if I had a religious vocation. I cannot explain the sensation I had, but my whole body was engulfed with God’s love.

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Held in the palm of God’s hand

By Sister Elizabeth Koressel | November 8, 2018 | 3 Comments

I realize that I have been held in the palm of God’s hand throughout my community life of 55 years. I am very grateful for the many blessings of living in community!

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Seeking, struggle leads to gift of fulfillment, community

By Sister Joni Luna | November 6, 2018 | 11 Comments

I tell people now that if I had known then what I know now about living this life rooted in Providence, I would have joined a long time ago. This life I have chosen for myself has been a total gift. I have gained a family that is rooted in God, loves and supports me unconditionally. My sisters can often be observed encouraging me to try something new. Which, I might add, I often resist.

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A look back on 50 years as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Marianne Ridgell | November 5, 2018 | 7 Comments

My years in the Sisters of Providence community have been and continue to be such a gift. Each day is another opportunity to serve others and bring hope.

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The joy of living out my vocation to religious life

By Sister Danielle Sullivan | November 4, 2018 | 6 Comments

There are no words to express how grateful I am to be a Sister of Providence! I have been enriched not only by the gift of an education and professional opportunities, but especially by the giftedness of each member of this Congregation.

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Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP

By Amy Miranda | October 16, 2018 | 3 Comments

Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP, in these video and audio interviews as she shares what it is like as a young adult today to explore and become a Sister of Providence.

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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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A look at the life and ministry of Sister Agnes Celine Hammond

By Jason Moon | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Sister was gentle – and in her gentleness, she possessed strength.’

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HOME, a place to nurture the well-being of others

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is rare that a Sister of Providence going to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods doesn’t say, “I’m going home.” It is rare that visitors to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus don’t remark on the beauty, the peace and comfort they experience on the campus. It is rare that the Woods isn’t described as a special place or as welcoming.…

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