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Come and See retreat

By Sisters of Providence | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come and See what life is like as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in this free retreat weekend for single, Catholic woman between the ages of 18 and 42. April 12-14 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sign up today!

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Postulant Jessica Vitente shares of her journey to the Sisters of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | November 11, 2018 | 5 Comments

Finally now, since my September entrance to the postulancy of the Sisters of Providence, I have both feet in Indiana, but part of my heart is in California. As Saint Mother Theodore Guerin said, “Put yourself gently into the hands of Providence and you will find yourself well supported.”

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Finding my vocation in a long line of religious

By Sister Kathleen Dede | November 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

In my sophomore year I had what for me was a strange experience. I went in to St. Ann’s Church for a visit after school. As I knelt there, I prayed God would somehow tell me if I had a religious vocation. I cannot explain the sensation I had, but my whole body was engulfed with God’s love.

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Seeking, struggle leads to gift of fulfillment, community

By Sister Joni Luna | November 6, 2018 | 11 Comments

I tell people now that if I had known then what I know now about living this life rooted in Providence, I would have joined a long time ago. This life I have chosen for myself has been a total gift. I have gained a family that is rooted in God, loves and supports me unconditionally. My sisters can often be observed encouraging me to try something new. Which, I might add, I often resist.

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A look back on 50 years as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Marianne Ridgell | November 5, 2018 | 7 Comments

My years in the Sisters of Providence community have been and continue to be such a gift. Each day is another opportunity to serve others and bring hope.

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The joy of living out my vocation to religious life

By Sister Danielle Sullivan | November 4, 2018 | 6 Comments

There are no words to express how grateful I am to be a Sister of Providence! I have been enriched not only by the gift of an education and professional opportunities, but especially by the giftedness of each member of this Congregation.

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Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP

By Amy Miranda | October 16, 2018 | 3 Comments

Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP, in these video and audio interviews as she shares what it is like as a young adult today to explore and become a Sister of Providence.

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Sister Tracey Horan and Faith in Indiana: working for justice

By Jason Moon | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I believe people of faith are being called to take the lead and imagine how we can be together — how we can offer alternatives to hate and division.” Sister of Providence Tracey Horan and her justice ministry at Faith in Indiana.

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Sister Arrianne Whittaker: ‘Providence led me here’

By Jason Moon | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘I guess that is why I am called to be a Sister of Providence … the journey has certainly called me to place my faith in Providence.’

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Women share why they are exploring life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Editha Ben | August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I like their deep and beautiful understanding of God — how it connects them to others, the Earth and art. There is so much life and creativity flooding from the SPs and it resonates with my soul. I also love their social justice.”

We are so blessed to be able to share with others the joy we find in our lives as Sisters of Providence. Please keep in your prayers these women and all others who are exploring where God is leading them.

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Reflections for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

As a community, we pray that you will continue to be open to the designs of Providence for your life

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The bond of friendship leads to lives as sisters

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

“Before Anna and I were friends. Now we are family members of the Sisters of Providence, with a multi-year friendship base to help me live more freely in this family,” Teresa said.

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Here you will find stories about some of our newest Sisters of Providence. You’ll read about some of our seasoned Sisters of Providence living out their ministries. And you’ll find stories and opportunities for discerning whether life as a Sister of Providence might be for you.

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