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Vow Ceremony

By Amy Miranda | August 14, 2021 |

Join us virtually as two Sisters of Providence profess vows on August 14 at 2 p.m. Sister Joni Luna, SP, will be professing final vows. Sister Jessica Vitente, SP, will…

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Quest for God leads to fullness of life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Jessica Vitente | August 13, 2021 |

I’ve found a treasure! I’ve found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of-the-Woods, Indiana, and they have found me. I pray to Provident God that we will never let go of each other.

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Why I say “Yes” to life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Joni Luna | August 12, 2021 |

“I have a deep calling, a yearning, a longing if you will, to serve and turn my life over to a mission greater than myself.” Sister Joni Luna reflects on professing her perpetual vows.

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Join the legacy and mission of a Saint

By Jason Moon | August 11, 2021 |

The retreat begins at 7 p.m., EDT, on Friday, Oct. 1, and will conclude at 1 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 3.

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Mother Theodore offers support for living with mental illness

By Theresa Tighe | July 21, 2021 |

Some mornings Mother Theodore keeps me from my impulses by saying, “The way is not yet clear, grope along slowly. Be patient. Be trustful.”
Sometimes when I am overwhelmed, I read, “We are not called upon to do all the good possible, but only that which we can do.”
Some mornings, when I am struggling and could use a hug, I open to this, “No one will ever love you as your old Mother Theodore does.”

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Celebrating the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

By Sister Cathy Campbell | June 11, 2021 |

As a student in Sisters of Providence schools, I remember seeing the image in our classrooms.

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The loving care of a Sister of Providence lay sister

By Sister Donna Butler | June 7, 2021 |

Lay sisters were those assigned to ministries other than education. In a series of blog posts, we will acquaint you with other lay sisters in our community, their gifts and eventually some of the hardships imposed by Rome. But first let us begin by celebrating the gifts of one such sister who served in the Academy at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Get to know Providence Associate Brad Crites

By Amy Miranda | June 2, 2021 |

The Providence Community, for me, is three things: a breath of fresh air, a bringing of my faith journey full-circle and a calling toward future mission. It is wonderful to find an open-minded group that shares the command of Jesus to love God and neighbor in a vibrant and joyful way.

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Oral History: Sister Gloria Memering looks back on more than 60 years as a Sister of Providence

By Debbie Griffey | May 26, 2021 |

Sister Gloria has found music to be a tremendous way to relate to people, from kindergartners through all ages of people in a parish. It has afforded her the experience of ministering to wonderful parishes and communities.

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Get to know Providence Associate Cathy Allen

By Amy Miranda | May 21, 2021 |

Being a Providence Associate has helped me to improve on my prayer life (which is still a work in progress). I find praying various prayers like the Litany of Nonviolence very satisfying. Also, my faith has become stronger through being an associate and knowing the Sisters of Providence all these years.

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Five reasons to become a Providence Associate

By Amy Miranda | May 16, 2021 |

Why become a Providence Associate? Here are five reasons.

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Sister Lawrence: a courageous caregiver in an epidemic past

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 5, 2021 |

At 5 o’clock that same day, Sister Lawrence died. “I regret nothing,” she said, “in leaving the world. I have worked hard, very hard, with my body, perhaps my mind has not worked hard enough; our sisters will pray for me.”

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