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HOPE fall 2020 — The path of Providence

By Amy Miranda | September 24, 2020 |

In this issue we celebrate 100 years of ministry in Asia as well as exploring other areas impacting our world at this moment in history.

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Sisters of Providence who have ministered in Taiwan share their stories

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

“The grandmother of one of my students, a boy named K-Sing, said to me in Taiwanese one day, ‘I don’t know what it is, but the way you hold my little grandson is different from the other teachers.’ Then she reached out and touched my SP cross, and said: ‘You wear this white cross of your God. I do not know who this God is, but there is a special love in your heart!’”

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Elizabeth Kuo, beloved “Grandma Kuo” of the sisters in Asia

By Sister Janet Gilligan | September 24, 2020 |

In every stage of the sisters’ trials in China, Aunt (or Grandma as she was later called) Kuo was there, walking to the markets every day, sending meals to the sisters in house arrest, sleeping on a cot in the room where the sisters took their meals.

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The legacy of Providence lives on in our sisters in Taiwan

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

Let me tell you a little about each of our sisters currently ministering in Asia and those who have recently joined us from there.

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Our sisters in Asia speak: What it means to be a Sister of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

“The freedom in Providence: I try to live ‘here and now,’ and put ‘tomorrow’ in God’s care. Working with God in serving others and recognizing the suffering Jesus among the people I serve is life-giving to me.”

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There is a Providence and the Sisters of Providence in Asia are truly its daughters

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | September 24, 2020 |

Throughout the 100-year history of the Sisters of Providence mission in Asia, Sisters of Providence have stayed true to the call from a Provident God to provide loving care and service to people most in need. Over the years, that passion for mission enabled them not only to teach but also to bind up wounds, hide refugees, endure separation and isolation.

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Sister Donna Marie Fu: Called by God to serve a global church

By Sister Maureen Abbott | June 15, 2020 |

Sister Donna Marie feels she experienced such a fulfilling life in answering her own call to offer her life to God. She continues to encourage that call in other young women. She regrets that political circumstances have prevented others from following a similar path.

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The life of Mother Marie Gratia Luking

By Sister Maureen Abbott | November 24, 2019 |

Her maturity was such that she was allowed to make an early profession of final vows

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Sister Delan Ma at ease with God and others

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 |

“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe,” advises Sister Delan Ma of Taiwan.

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Graduation Day!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 15, 2019 |

Education has always been at the heart of the mission of the Sisters of Providence – whether it be education of ourselves or others

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Rooted in Providence – love and devotion

By Sisters of Providence | July 12, 2018 |

A profile on the 2018 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Donor Dinner Rooted in Providence award winners

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Creating hope for the elderly and their family members in Taiwan

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | May 25, 2018 |

The Sisters of Providence Miracle Home ministry in Taiwan provides in-home care, respite care, meals on wheels, adult day care and more for elderly and people with disabilities.

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