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Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

By Amy Miranda | April 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

What is it like to be a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Sign up for our virtual Come and See retreat April 16-17, 2021 to find out!

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When God plants a seed

By Cristal Sosa | March 15, 2021 |

It wasn’t until late 2018 when something shifted for me. The thought of being a religious sister changed from unthinkable to an invitation worth considering.

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Noticing human trafficking

By JoAnne Pounds | February 15, 2021 |

I learned some possible signs of persons who might be in danger: living with the employer, poor living conditions, multiple people in cramped spaces, inability to speak to the individual alone, answers appear to be scripted and rehearsed, the employer is holding identity documents, signs of physical abuse, being unpaid or paid very little.

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Stories of Human Trafficking performance and discussion

By Amy Miranda | January 23, 2021 |

Single women ages 18-42 are invited to join us for a live virtual performance and discussion on Stories of Human Trafficking

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Called by God to life as a doctor and a Sister of Providence

By Sister Arrianne Whittaker | December 2, 2020 |

In reflecting on my journey, I recalled a quote from Mother Theodore which really resonated with me. “You will see many things in a new light if you give the Holy Spirit free access to your heart.”

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Reflections for Foundation Day 2020

By Sisters of Providence | October 30, 2020 |

We love these women who have so shaped our beloved community.

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Blessed Covid-19 and a VIRTUAL Come and See weekend

By Sister Joni Luna | September 16, 2020 |

Women now more than ever are sitting before God in holy silence. They are seeking truth and the real meaning of their lives.

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Ask Sister Dina: Why do some sisters change their names?

By Sister Dina Bato | September 15, 2020 |

After Vatican II, however, with its emphasis on the universal call to holiness of all the baptized, some Congregations allowed their members to either keep their religious name or return to their baptismal name.

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Saying yes to poverty, chastity and obedience

By Sister Corbin Hannah | September 1, 2020 |

I feel deeply that this vowed life is important. It is a witness to a different way of seeing and moving in the world. I am captured by the life and vision of Jesus.

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Ask Sister Dina: how long does it take to become a sister?

By Sister Dina Bato | August 7, 2020 |

The process of becoming a sister can be long. A person has to dedicate themselves to listening in love to where God may be calling.

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Saying yes to Providence

By Sister Teresa Kang | July 24, 2020 |

A few years ago, I followed God’s call to leave my family, country (Taiwan) and my favorite job. God called me, and I started on another journey in my life.

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Ask Sister Dina: How many Sisters of Providence are there and what are their roles?

By Sister Dina Bato | July 18, 2020 |

This is the first in our column series of “Ask Sister Dina.” Sister Dina Bato, SP, is now answering your questions about spirituality, being a sister today, justice, you name it, here on the Sisters of Providence blog.

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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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