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Running in the dark

By Sister Tracey Horan | October 5, 2015 |

Sister Tracey reflects on the experience of running in the dark and what it teaches her about community: “As silly as I knew my fear of the dark was…the knowledge of other bouncing lights was so hopeful to me in those pre-dawn moments.”

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Voice lessons in discernment

By Sister Tracey Horan | September 12, 2015 |

Our goal in letting go and re-learning how to breathe was to set the vocal chords free to do what they do best: express my natural, God-given voice. After just two voice lessons, I am amazed at how much the process of singing freely parallels and embodies the process of freeing the soul to discern. I invite you to explore these observations with me and how they might apply to your spiritual path at this place, in this time.

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Sharing their voice by ‘Giving Voice’

By Jason Moon | August 24, 2015 |

‘We’re breathing this new air’

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Sister Anna Fan hopes that as a novice, her “spiritual life can grow deeper and wider”.

By Sisters of Providence | August 20, 2015 |

Editor’s note: Sister Anna (Tsai Ping) Fan entered her Canonical Novice year with the Sisters of Providence on Aug. 2. She requested of the Congregation, “I ask to be accepted…

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Sister Tracey decides to “roll and trust the gravity of grace” as an SP novice

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 17, 2015 |

Sister Tracey Horan shares her experience as a postulant with the Sisters of Providence formation community.

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Tracey and Anna enter novitiate

By Paul Beel | August 13, 2015 |
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Hospitality remains a strong charism of the SPs

By Sister Paula Damiano | August 12, 2015 |

Hospitality has always been an honored tradition and important part of the Sisters of Providence charism.

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From troubled teen to sister in medicine: Sister Barbara Battista

By Jena Thralls | July 16, 2015 |

Who would think that a wild teenager, kicked out of her Catholic school her sophomore year, would end up a Sister of Providence? But that is part of Sister Barbara Battista’s story. From wild child to pharmacist to Physician Assistant, Sister Barbara’s story has some unexpected turns.

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Care of Earth attracts new members

By Diane Weidenbenner | April 20, 2015 |

The Sisters of Providence ministry educating toward care for creation at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice is attracting young women to joining the Congregation.

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Sister Helen Vinton: environmental virtuoso in the bayous

By Sister Cathy Campbell | April 18, 2015 |

“Sister Helen is truly one of the most amazing community organizers with whom I have ever worked. The threads in her life and her Sister of Providence perspective on breaking boundaries and creating hope have made her a perfect fit for Southern Mutual Help Association.”

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The Easter season of our everyday lives

By Sister Diane Mason | April 3, 2015 |

This season is our everyday lives. It is our every breath. It is not just the letting go of someone we love, but the letting go of what we know.
We rise with the Christ who showed us the way. We are Easter people. We are hope. We are love.

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All things possible: Sister Marilú Covani

By Sisters of Providence | March 25, 2015 |

Sister Marilu Covani has been director of worship for 14 years and she still has a passion for ministry. She also stays in touch with other sisters and Providence Associates in the area.

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