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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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Ministry at the border: belleza (beauty) of binationality

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 16, 2019 | 4 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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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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Saying yes to the vows

By Sister Emily TeKolste | June 27, 2019 | 4 Comments

As I say “Yes!” to these great unknowns, I am excited to see the ways that Providence will draw these vows into my life. I’m excited to see the way they will shape me into my most authentic self. I’m excited to see what religious life will come to be as we navigate this time of transition.

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A community of hope for homeless young adults

By Amy Miranda | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Safe Place Services of Louisville, a day shelter for homeless young adults, lives up to its name. It’s not everywhere that homeless young people can let their guard down, kick off their shoes and feel at home. At the hub shelter is 34-year-old Sister Corbin Hannah.

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Sisters of Providence Come and See weekend 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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Simbang Gabi the Terre Haute way!

By Jessica Vitente | December 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

Filipinos who believe in fostering family ties and values that serve to strengthen the backbone of the Philippine Society hold these gatherings as sacred. Simbang Gabi expresses the faith of Filipinos who share the same core belief with all Christians, namely, that God resides in human society. It is a great way for children of God from various cultures to come together as one body of the Church.

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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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