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Sister Ann Casper

By Sisters of Providence | October 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Ann Casper (PDF) Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. I had a very easy vocation discernment, I guess you would say. In second grade, I already had thought about being a Sister of Providence. I had them as teachers, not in first grade, but…

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Sister Mary Mundy

By Sisters of Providence | September 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Mary Mundy Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. That’s a good question. Three generations of the Mundy family ahead of me were Sisters of Providence so I heard about the Sisters of Providence a lot. I’ve often said I really believe I’m here, not…

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Sister Mary Catherine Guiler

By Sisters of Providence | August 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Mary Catherine Guiler Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. The grade school I attended in Washington, D.C., was staffed by the Holy Cross Sisters and from the moment I laid eyes on them I wanted to be a Holy Cross sister. However, my reason…

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Sister Marie McCarthy

By Sisters of Providence | May 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Marie McCarthy Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. I think it chose me. I was in grade school. When I was in second grade, we went to a new school and Sisters of Providence taught there. I just liked the sisters. I thought they were…

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Sister Joyce Brophy

By Sisters of Providence | May 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Joyce Brophy Q. Why did you choose the Sisters of Providence? A. Although two of my Providence High School classmates were entering the local Sisters of St. Francis, I chose the Sisters of Providence. These sisters had been my teachers in elementary and high school. I felt comfortable with them…

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Sister Jacquelyn Hoffman

By Sisters of Providence | April 1, 2010 |

I have always enjoyed and appreciated the vocation stories of our sisters in “All Things are Possible.” This called me to reflect on my own story and to accept the challenge to put my thoughts and memories into writing. Vocation stories often have a common thread running through them. It is God who plants the…

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Sister Rita Clare Gerardot

By Sisters of Providence | March 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Rita Clare Gerardot Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. I received a personal invitation from one of the teachers from Central Catholic High School (Fort Wayne, Ind.), Sister Mary Clare Fritsch. She was not my teacher. It was toward the end of my junior…

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Sister Lawrence Ann Liston

By Sisters of Providence | February 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Lawrence Ann Liston Q: Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A: I started school at a public school. I came to St. Ann School in fifth grade. I had not really had any contact with the sisters prior to that. At first, I didn’t really like…

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Sister Lisa Stallings

By Sisters of Providence | January 1, 2010 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Lisa Stalling Q: Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A: I was taught by the Sisters of Providence in high school and in college, particularly at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. I was inspired by individuals whom I knew who were strong women and women devoted to prayer.…

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Sister Rita Lechner

By Sisters of Providence | December 1, 2009 |

Editor’s note: Sister Rita died of cancer on May 24, 2010. Download Complete Interview with Sister Rita Lechner Q. Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A. Mainly because the Sisters of Providence taught in Jasper, Indiana, at St. Joseph School, which was the first school that the Congregation opened after Saint…

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Sister Dorothy McLaughlin

By Sisters of Providence | November 1, 2009 |

Editor’s note: Sister Dorothy died June 17, 2013, at the age of 94. Download Complete Interview with Sister Dorothy McLaughlin Q. What was your motivation to become a Sister of Providence? A. I don’t know how I can answer that. I knew instinctively that this is what I wanted. Everybody was saying to me you…

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Sister Paula Damiano

By Sisters of Providence | October 1, 2009 |

Download Complete Interview with Sister Paula Damiano Q: Why did you choose to become a Sister of Providence? A: I had wanted to be a sister since I was 3 years old. My aunt worked at a Catholic hospital. She would take me there frequently. The Sisters were very, very kind. They were Franciscan sisters…

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