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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…

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Sister Barbara Bluntzer

By Sisters of Providence | September 1, 2009 |

Sister Barbara Bluntzer knows just how to start and end her day. “Saint Mother Theodore (Guerin) said, ‘Send your heart a thousand times a day to the tabernacle.’ I try…

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Sister Mary Alice Zander

By Sisters of Providence | August 1, 2009 |

Editor’s Note: Sister Mary Alice died March 5, 2011. You can read her obituary here. I always knew from the time I was in third grade that I wanted to…

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Sister Kay Manley

By Sisters of Providence | July 1, 2009 |

Sisters of Providence were known in my home at a very early age. My parents knew the Duffy, Doherty, McNulty and Patrick families all of whom had daughters who were…

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Sister Marsha Speth

By Sisters of Providence | June 1, 2009 |

With the Sisters of Providence as my teachers in both grade and high school you could say that I sort of imbibed the spirit or charism of the Congregation without…

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Sister Jan Craven

By Sisters of Providence | May 1, 2009 |

If the 1960s were known as the roller coaster of social change, then Sister Jan Craven loved every high-speed twist and turn. Society was changing. The Catholic Church was changing.…

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Sister Joann Quinkert

By Sisters of Providence | April 1, 2009 |

In some ways, Sister Joann Quinkert may have a parallel experience with Blessed Mother Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of- the-Woods. When Mother Theodore came…

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Sister Barbara Battista

By Sisters of Providence | March 1, 2009 |

Barbara Battista was working as a pharmacist and leading a good life. “I was an independent woman. I was sure of myself. I was pretty much a wild child. I…

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Sister Connie Kramer

By Sisters of Providence | January 4, 2009 |

For Sister Connie Kramer, “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” She is very grateful that Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College since this is where Providence designed…

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Sister Patty Wallace

By Sisters of Providence | September 4, 2008 |

Sister Patty Wallace has a long history with the Sisters of Providence. She remembers that in fourth grade Sister Frances Joan Baker was her teacher. Sister Maureen Loonam was her…

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Sister Judy Birgen

By Sisters of Providence | August 16, 2008 |

Sister Judy Birgen is passionate about helping people who hunger for food. “When I read the Gospel, it’s not just about feeling good about helping people. It’s about feeding the…

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Sister Mary Ann Stewart

By Sisters of Providence | July 16, 2008 |

A well-substantiated belief among Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the- Woods is that women who have had good, personal relationships with individual members of the Congregation are good candidates to…

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