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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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Embracing Our COVID Experiences

By Mary Riley | June 9, 2021 |

This three-part series brought to you virtually by Grief Specialist, Sister Connie Kramer, SP is here to help you grieve gracefully all of your own COVID-related losses, celebrate the lives of your deceased loved ones who died during COVID and discover some blessings of this challenging time.

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Newsnotes

By Casey Kellum | May 3, 2021 |

Catch up on news from the Sisters of Providence, from COVID-19 to Earth Day to a new alumni association.

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Face-to-face with a pandemic: Sister Arrianne Whittaker

By Jason Moon | May 3, 2021 |

“I am so grateful that I am in the ministry I am in because I have been able to work and feel like I’m contributing to our resolution to fight this disease.”

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Facing challenges with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Amy Miranda | February 4, 2021 |

Join members of the Providence community for this virtual panel/interactive group discussion on Facing challenges with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.

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Allowing for God’s presence: Sisters of Providence hospital chaplains

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 13, 2021 |

“Being open to the Spirit in this ministry is a must, along with a deep prayer life, so that we may stay aligned and be able to exhibit an open presence to the other.”

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Living the Gospel of Hope through better health care access

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 13, 2021 |

“People will not wait until they are on their deathbed to go to the doctor if the clinic is within walking distance. Many residents don’t have a car or it’s broken down or out of gas,” said Sister Dorothy.

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Sister Barbara Doherty: A Sister of Providence icon living with dementia

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

So many people hold so many great memories of Sister Barbara. Yet for Sister Barbara memory is the challenge. In 2010 Sister Barbara was diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s and vascular types.

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A view from the other side of health care

By Sister Ann Margaret O'Hara | June 15, 2020 |

On July 7, 2017, I experienced an event that changed my life. During heart surgery for mitral valve repair, I had a stroke. It was completely unexpected, leaving me in a situation I never imagined and for which I was completely unprepared.

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Nurses Day prayers from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | May 6, 2020 |

Three of our Sisters of Providence with nursing backgrounds offer prayers for nurses during this time of coronavirus epidemic.

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Sister Editha Ben: the blessings of sheltering in place in the Philippines

By Sister Editha Ben | April 29, 2020 |

Now, because of covid-19, flights have been canceled, airports are locked down and quarantine is imposed. And so, I have remained in the Philippines with my mother longer than planned.

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Sisters of Providence dedicate Havlik Center

By Jason Moon | July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Sisters of Providence dedicate Havlik Center

The center is intended as a place where the well-being of sisters and others, particularly those with physical and cognitive challenges, can be promoted and enhanced

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