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Sharing both flowers and pain as a Catholic Sister

By Sister Judith Birgen | March 14, 2023 |

This is what it means to be a sister

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Reaching out to others

By Sister Marilyn Kofler | March 12, 2023 |

‘I find affirmation and love and warmth as I listen to the people with whom I now interact.’

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What I love about being a Catholic Sister

By Sister Marilu Covani | March 10, 2023 |

I love being a Catholic Sister and give thanks to God’s Providence …

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Explore religious life with the Sisters of Providence

By Jason Moon | February 22, 2023 |

Learn more about the Sisters of Providence mission of love, mercy and justice first-hand

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Ask a Sister: Spiritual help 5 cents

By Sister Marilyn Baker | January 24, 2023 |

They asked about how they would know if God was calling them? Or what it was that God really wanted them to do with their lives? There were a few who asked what to do to strengthen their faith.

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Why the Providence Community?

By Amy Miranda | January 12, 2023 |

“I feel drawn to Mother Theodore’s zeal, courage, caring and loving, especially her complete trust in the Providence of God. I want to grow deeper in my love for God and in the zeal to serve others as a Sister of Providence following the legacy of Mother Theodore.”

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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 |

Learn more about what the Sisters of Providence have to offer

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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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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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