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Alpacas at the library, food justice and bread

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 5:03 am by

Here are some ways White Violet Center for Eco-Justice staff members and Sisters of Providence are teaching, caring and inspiring for all creation in the upcoming weeks: NAACP Food Justice panel discussion, Vigo County Food Summit, alpacas visiting the library and Providence Health Care, and March for Science.

Transforming urban America one student at a time

Posted on February 2, 2018 at 5:02 am by

Ever since 1840, the Sisters of Providence have been committed to providing quality education to children, furthering the legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. In 2007, that legacy led the SPs to sponsor Providence Cristo Rey (PCR), a college preparatory school that follows the model born in Chicago by the Jesuits. The Cristo Rey Network  Continue Reading »

My favorite part: visits to the Woods have an impact

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm by

“My favorite part was praying with Mother Theodore Guerin because I felt her with me.” Children share letters after visiting Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Maureen Fallon: supported by the Ministry Fund

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm by

“I am very grateful to those who contribute to the Ministry Fund and make it possible for me to be in this place to minister,” Sister Maureen said.

Providence Cristo Rey High School: 10 years of changing lives in Indianapolis

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm by

As the Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis marks the end of its 10th year of operation, it seemed only fitting that we share some of the many “success stories” of its graduates.

A sister remembers working to racially integrate schools

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 4:17 am by

“We were treated just like the black people were treated because we were recognized as ‘Oh, those are the sisters who teach the black kids.’ And so they treated us like black people, and it was a wonderful experience for me,” Sister Laurine Haley says of her time helping to integrate the Catholic schools in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Reflections for Back to School Mass

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 5:30 am by

I offer you the companionship of the Sisters of Providence

New White Violet Center internship program coordinator

Posted on August 1, 2017 at 4:43 pm by

The new internship program coordinator at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, knows the ministry well.

You asked and we’re answering!

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 4:00 am by

‘Are you still a teaching order and where in the world do you go and what do you do there?’

Sisters to participate in panel discussion of documentary

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Director of ‘Life After Life’ to present free screening of film on Sunday, April 9

Teaching, healing and loving as a Sister of Providence

Posted on January 29, 2017 at 4:18 am by

My teaching experience took me to different schools in different cities and towns where I met and fell in love with more children. Teaching double grades and constantly working on meeting the individual needs continued to challenge me.

Then it came time for me to dust the chalk off my hands, put myself confidently in the hands of Providence and change the focus of my “mission.” I became a hospital chaplain. Like teaching, I loved this work

A smile that led to a life of love

Posted on January 28, 2017 at 4:09 am by

My religious vows have offered me the freedom I needed to give all my energies to love and serve many and in various ways. Together with my sisters, who have always inspired and supported me, we have reached out wherever there has been great need. A wonder that dawned early in my mission life was that I have always received so much more in this life than I ever could give.

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