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HOPE fall 2019 — A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 |

In the fall 2019 issue of HOPE magazine we explore the future of religious life and our hopes for that future.

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Newsnotes

By Sisters of Providence | September 20, 2019 |

Read the latest from the Sisters of Providence. Book club, speaking out for detained migrants, donor dinner and more!

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Come and See life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | September 20, 2019 |

Our twice-a-year Come and See weekend retreats offer single, Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 42 the opportunity to come and experience life first hand with the Sisters of Providence.

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Interculturality: journey of radical welcome

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 20, 2019 |

Interculturality – What is it? Why has it become a notion central to many conversations in the Providence community? Why is it key as we continue to evolve as religious in the 21st Century?

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Sister Delan Ma at ease with God and others

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 |

“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe,” advises Sister Delan Ma of Taiwan.

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A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 20, 2019 |

I trust that there will be courageous women and men who will continue to answer the call of Providence to respond with integrity and passion to the most urgent needs in society.

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Faces of our future: a new generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 20, 2019 |

The Sisters of Providence are blessed to have eight women in initial formation and temporary profession here in the United States. Let me share what they are up to currently.

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Preparing the next generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Marsha Speth | September 20, 2019 |

The postulant sees what it means to be sister to one another, to pray, celebrate, have fun together and to experience the sacred in the ordinary. She is invited into our common efforts to be Providence through sustainable living, accountability to one another and respect for differences.

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Wisdom and the future of religious life

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 20, 2019 |

We Sisters of Providence don’t believe religious life is dead. That we cannot see how religious life will be lived in the future doesn’t keep us from believing that it will.

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Get to know Sister Joni Luna, SP

By Amy Miranda | August 23, 2019 |

Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Sister Joni Luna, SP, shares of her search for something that was missing in her life which led her to find first God and then a vocation as a Catholic woman religious (sister).

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Stepping forward to become a Sister of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | August 2, 2019 |

Postulant life was an experience that welcomed me to jump into a new lifestyle with both feet. The past ten months hsave been an opportunity to get to know myself a little more deeply. I have been able to work on areas of my life that I deeply desired to mold but never made a priority, such as my prayer life.

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A Reflection for a Golden Jubilee

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 6, 2019 |

This Jubilee is as much about looking forward as it is about looking back.

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Reducing CO2 emissions

Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp offers up some tips for reducing your carbon emissions.

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Light a candle

Candles are often lit as a way of showing a prayer offering. Tell us what you need and the sisters will light a candle and pray for your intentions.

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