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Is God calling me to religious life? Listen to the wisdom that dwells within you

By Sister Joni Luna | November 8, 2022 |

I admired the fact that they were highly educated, modern women regardless of their age, who are boldly serving in a modern world. I marveled at the many ways these Sisters chose and were encouraged to evolve to meet the needs of the times. I knew I wanted to grow up to be like the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of-the-Woods.

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Sister Patty Wallace: Fulfilling God’s wish

By Jason Moon | October 21, 2022 |

‘I feel like I can make a difference in the lives of families and their children …’

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Sister Paula Modaff: moving closer and closer to God

By Amy Miranda | September 14, 2022 |

Where is Sister Paula in her own relationship with God these days? “For the longest time now, I experience God as reality. Whatever is happening, that is the holy,” she says.

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The Sisters of Providence mission: living the Gospel today

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 14, 2022 |

Over the past 180+ years, the Sisters of Providence have continually asked themselves: “To whom and to what are we being called at this time in history? Who are ‘the miserable’ in the world today? Who are the vulnerable most in need of our service?”

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Explore religious life with the Sisters of Providence

By Jason Moon | August 25, 2022 |

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Sisters of Providence profess perpetual vows

By Jason Moon | August 23, 2022 |

‘Providence chose me, and I simply followed that call.’

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Reflections for Profession of Perpetual Vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 22, 2022 |

There is cause for rejoicing here!!

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Ten years of transformation

By Sister Arrianne Whittaker | August 19, 2022 |

So “how have I been transformed?” I believe my most important transformation is understanding that I am beloved of God. Through that Love I have the opportunity to be the change I wish to see in this world. By God’s transforming Love we can realize our own “transfiguration” to the people whom God calls us to be.

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A reflection for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 16, 2022 |

Come, Leslie. Come follow this path marked out by Providence

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Can I Stay Here Forever? The Answer is YES.

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 14, 2022 |

A voice rises up from within the trees:
            Are you ready to give your whole life to me?
My eyes shine up at the trees
            From under my visor.
They know my answer is yes.

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Sister Jessica Vitente: Leading and being led to God

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 12, 2022 |

Sister Jessica hopes the Newman Center provides the college students served with companions on the journey in service with one another, to the campus community and the community at large. Most importantly, the Center must let students know they are loved, accepted and belong to the community.

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Music, nature, environmental justice all part of young Providence Associate’s call

By Holly Herber | May 12, 2022 |

I desired to be part of a community that serves in environmental and social justice. Inner stillness, creativity, combined with social action, is a walk I feel called to.

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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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