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Come and See Weekend Retreat Spring 2020

By Amy Miranda | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Where is God calling you? Are you a single, Catholic woman between the ages of 18 and 42? If so, we invite you to come away to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, for a Come and See weekend retreat April 3-5, 2020. Explore what it is like to live out a vocation as a Catholic religious sister.

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Seek your answers through prayer: fall Come and See retreat

By Amy Miranda | October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come and See if life as a Sister of Providence might be for you on this weekend retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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HOPE fall 2019 — A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the fall 2019 issue of HOPE magazine we explore the future of religious life and our hopes for that future.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: a mother’s letter to new postulants

By Saint Mother Theodore Guerin | September 20, 2019 | 1 Comment

“Long ago we offered prayers for you, for your generous mother. When you write to her tell her that I shall try to be a mother to you, that I love you already as my beloved child, and that all the Sisters are anxiously waiting to have you among them,” writes Saint Mother Theodore to soon-to-arrive postulants.

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Come and See life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our twice-a-year Come and See weekend retreats offer single, Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 42 the opportunity to come and experience life first hand with the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Delan Ma at ease with God and others

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 | 1 Comment

“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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Faces of our future: a new generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Providence are blessed to have eight women in initial formation and temporary profession here in the United States. Let me share what they are up to currently.

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Preparing the next generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Marsha Speth | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The postulant sees what it means to be sister to one another, to pray, celebrate, have fun together and to experience the sacred in the ordinary. She is invited into our common efforts to be Providence through sustainable living, accountability to one another and respect for differences.

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Wisdom and the future of religious life

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

We Sisters of Providence don’t believe religious life is dead. That we cannot see how religious life will be lived in the future doesn’t keep us from believing that it will.

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Get to know Sister Joni Luna, SP

By Amy Miranda | August 23, 2019 | 3 Comments

Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Sister Joni Luna, SP, shares of her search for something that was missing in her life which led her to find first God and then a vocation as a Catholic woman religious (sister).

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Ministry at the border: belleza (beauty) of binationality

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 16, 2019 | 10 Comments

As I move into this new ministry of accompanying and learning from people on the move — people fleeing violence, seeking opportunity, working to keep their families together — I find some solace in the ways Creation shows us that division is a farce.

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Stepping forward to become a Sister of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | August 2, 2019 | 6 Comments

Postulant life was an experience that welcomed me to jump into a new lifestyle with both feet. The past ten months hsave been an opportunity to get to know myself a little more deeply. I have been able to work on areas of my life that I deeply desired to mold but never made a priority, such as my prayer life.

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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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Reducing CO2 emissions

Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp offers up some tips for reducing your carbon emissions.

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Is God calling you?

Seek your answers through prayer at the Sisters of Providence Come and See weekend Oct. 11-13.

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