Stories about

Meet a Sister

Home » Meet a Sister » Page 6

Sister Laura Parker

By Sisters of Providence | April 18, 2008 |

Sister Laura Parker has firsthand experience with the importance of personal care when an individual is facing significant health issues. When she was a youngster growing up in the Chicago…

Read more

Sister Grace Stewart

By Sisters of Providence | February 18, 2008 |

Editor’s note: Sister Grace died Sept. 1, 2010. Sister Grace Stewart glanced at the wall, noticing it was 11:24 a.m. “It is about time to go to church,” she said.…

Read more

Sister Barbara Doherty

By Sisters of Providence | November 18, 2007 |

Little did Barbara Doherty know she was etching the beginning of a career path when she arranged those chairs into a temporary classroom at her grandmother’s home each Sunday. She…

Read more

Sister Alice Louise Potts

By Sisters of Providence | September 18, 2007 |

Editor’s note: Sister Alice Louise died March 8, 2012, having lived 69 years as a Sister of Providence. Part of Sister Alice Louise Potts’ prayer time each day is spent…

Read more

Sister Denise Wilkinson

By Sisters of Providence | June 20, 2007 |

The evolution of Sister Denise Wilkinson’s life led her quite naturally to joining the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She grew up in Chicago, part of a close-knit, God-worshipping…

Read more

Sister Rose Ann Eaton

By Sisters of Providence | April 20, 2007 |

Sister Rose Ann Eaton chuckles when she says her life has not followed the path she had in mind. From an early age, she had an idea that she might…

Read more

Sister Bernice Kuper

By Sisters of Providence | February 20, 2007 |

Editor’s note: Sister Bernice died Nov. 26, 2013, at age 91. Sister Bernice Kuper has been a first-hand witness to many dramatic changes that have impacted vocation, formation and spiritual…

Read more

Sister Helen Vinton

By Sisters of Providence | November 20, 2006 |

How many times might you have heard, “I guess it was Providence, but I didn’t know it at the time?” Sister Helen Vinton might be a textbook example. She grew…

Read more

Sister Jeanette Marie Lucinio

By Sisters of Providence | October 30, 2006 |

No telling what spark one nice, well-intentioned smile might kindle in the human spirit. Just ask Sister Jeanette Lucinio what one smile did for her. “I was first attracted to…

Read more

Sister Paula Modaff

By Sisters of Providence | September 1, 2006 |

“Little Paula Modaff in Rome.” Sister Paula Modaff the high school teacher. Sister Paula Modaff the student, studying Spanish and Latin American Literature in Mexico. Sister Paula Modaff the paralegal.…

Read more

Sister Barbara Zeller

By Sisters of Providence | July 30, 2006 |

Sister Barbara Ann Zeller describes herself as innately shy. In her younger years, she said she was a loner. She used to have a penchant for running away from some…

Read more

Sister Susan Paweski

By Sisters of Providence | June 7, 2006 |

I announced to my family that I wanted to be a Sister of Providence after my second day in first grade. The year was 1956. August 14, 2005, I professed…

Read more

In these video clips and stories, get to know some individual Sisters of Providence. Hear about each one’s journey toward becoming a Sisters of Providence and how she lives her calling today.

Stay connected

Our enewsletters and publications will keep you up to date with the best content from the Sisters of Providence.

Join the Providence family

Become a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence.

Learn more!

We are here for you

Let us light a candle in the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin or the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence.

Light a candle