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Joni has an “overwhelming feeling to serve”

By Diane Weidenbenner | December 4, 2012 |

Joni Luna, our new postulant from Texas, wanted more. She was a successful teacher/women’s athletic coordinator with a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She  had…

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The gift of vocation

By Sister Editha Ben | November 28, 2012 |

There were over 300 who attended the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) Convocation in Plano, Texas.  Of that number, I was one of the more than 100 first timers! Participants…

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Our new postulant arrives!

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 21, 2012 |

On Monday, Sept. 17, Joni Luna, a woman from Corpus Christi, Texas, entered the postulancy of the Sisters of Providence. For several years Joni has been discerning her call to…

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A Step in the Journey of Providence for Sister Arrianne Whittaker

By Sister Jenny Howard | August 23, 2012 |

“This is the path traced by Providence. And I follow it.” — attributed to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin On Saturday, August 18, Arrianne Whittaker, following her time of postulancy, took…

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Arrianne enters the novitiate

By Sister Arrianne Whittaker | August 21, 2012 |

Arrianne Whittaker entered the novitiate of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Saturday. Read Sister Denise Wilkinson’s reflection from Saturday. My time in the postulancy certainly stretched and…

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Recognizing Jesus

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | August 19, 2012 |

Reflection on the event of Arrianne Whittaker entering the Novitiate. “This is the good news of Jesus Christ!” Arianne, I don’t know about you, but the good news proclaimed for…

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Happy Friendship Day – Aug. 5!

By Sister Jenny Howard | August 5, 2012 |

Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in the U.S. in 1935. Over time…

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Sister Hannah experiences “the grace of the vows”

By Sister Corbin Hannah | July 19, 2012 |

“The grace of the vows” is a saying I have heard, and is what one sister reminded me of the day I professed the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.…

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All things possible with Sister Terri Boland

By Cheryl Casselman | July 12, 2012 |

Sister Terri Boland is a teacher in the Aquin Catholic School Corporation in Freeport, Illinois who recently celebrated her 25th anniversary as a Sister of Proivdence. When asked why she…

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Inviting the Holy Spirit into your life

By Sister Editha Ben | May 24, 2012 |

As we celebrate Pentecost, the “process of discernment” comes to mind. I reflect on/imagine Jesus’ followers in a locked room, fearful, agitated and probably confused, uncertain as to what they…

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A Lenten message

By Sister Editha Ben | March 1, 2012 |

Traditionally, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and has been thought of as a time to give up something. This action creates a reminder of repentance and renewal in one’s relationship…

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Sending you many blessings on this Valentine Day!

A Valentine message from Sister Editha

By Sister Editha Ben | February 13, 2012 |

We pray that God will bless you with an abundance of love and that you will share your love with all those who are special in your life. We pray…

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