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Sister Patty Wallace to take final step in becoming an SP on Sunday

By Sisters of Providence | June 25, 2013 |

Sister Patty Wallace to take Perpetual Vows on Sunday, June 30, at 11 a.m. Mass, with the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Beth Wright to take Perpetual Vows on Sunday

By Sisters of Providence | June 24, 2013 |

The SPs welcome Sister Beth Wright, as she prepares to take Perpetual Vows this Sunday during the 11 a.m. Mass.

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Sister Evelyn Ovalles reflects on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and home

By Sisters of Providence | May 1, 2013 |

Sister Evelyn Ovalles, a native of the Philippines, currently ministers as director of the Tribunal and judge for the diocese of Gary, Ind. What does home mean to you? “Home…

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Taiwanese sister journeys home with the Sisters of Providence

By Sister Ann Casper | May 1, 2013 |

(This article reprinted from the Summer 2013 edition of HOPE) Su-Hsin Huang (pronounced Soo-Sheen Wang) came to the United States from Taiwan for the first time in 2003 to explore…

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Young sisters today: Vatican II through education

By Rosie Blankenship | January 7, 2013 |

For many Sisters of Providence, “before Vatican II” can refer to nearly everything in their lives. Rules regarding their clothes, acceptable forms of prayer, relationships with family, ministry opportunities, celebration…

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What do sisters do all day?

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 3, 2013 |

As part of her daily responsibilities, Sister Nancy Nolan, vocation office coordinator, answers questions and inquiries from women who are interested in religious life. Sometimes Sister Nancy is asked for…

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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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