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Sister Arrianne Whittaker: ‘Providence led me here’

By Jason Moon | September 6, 2018 |

‘I guess that is why I am called to be a Sister of Providence … the journey has certainly called me to place my faith in Providence.’

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Women share why they are exploring life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Editha Ben | August 24, 2018 |

“I like their deep and beautiful understanding of God — how it connects them to others, the Earth and art. There is so much life and creativity flooding from the SPs and it resonates with my soul. I also love their social justice.”

We are so blessed to be able to share with others the joy we find in our lives as Sisters of Providence. Please keep in your prayers these women and all others who are exploring where God is leading them.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guérin: A Woman for All Time

By Sisters of Providence | August 20, 2018 |

Who was this woman we call Saint Mother Theodore? In 1840, leaving her home in France, she came to Indiana determined to be the face of God’s Providence to everyone she encountered. She left a legacy of love, mercy and justice. What can we learn from her life to guide us in today’s world?

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Reflections for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 7, 2018 |

As a community, we pray that you will continue to be open to the designs of Providence for your life

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The bond of friendship leads to lives as sisters

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 19, 2018 |

“Before Anna and I were friends. Now we are family members of the Sisters of Providence, with a multi-year friendship base to help me live more freely in this family,” Teresa said.

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The joy of a religious vocation

By Amy Miranda | November 5, 2017 |

This National Vocation Awareness Week, we thought what better way to make us all more aware of a religious vocation as a Sister of Providence than by showing it!

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A mother’s prayer

By Amy Miranda | September 12, 2017 |

Sister Dina’s mother Cynthia relates the story where she believes God spoke to her regarding her daughter’s vocation.

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Preparing to bring God’s love, mercy and justice to the world

By Amy Miranda | September 12, 2017 |

“My mind and my heart have been stretched and made more pliable through the formation process. And I know that I am loved. And the fact that I am loved calls me to love as well,” Sister Dina Bato said.

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Reflection for the reception of Sister Emily TeKolste into the novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 9, 2017 |

What experiences will you welcome to open the eyes of your soul? Will you give the Holy Spirit free access to your mind and your heart so that you will see things in new lights?

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Fresh eyes on Sisters of Providence Annual Meeting

By Sister Emily TeKolste | July 7, 2017 |

Though specific forms have varied throughout the history of the Sisters of Providence, the annual coming together of all sisters has been an important tradition for the community. Last week, I got to participate in my first annual meeting.

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Listening, loving, letting go: reflection for profession of vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | June 27, 2017 |

“Obedience, chastity, poverty — listening, loving, letting go. These are set before you today in a deeper way. And to return to the scripture for today — God is with you every step of the way.”
Sister Dawn reflects at the vows ceremony for three Sisters of Providence.

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One step at a time: Sister Dina on upcoming vows

By Sister Dina Bato | June 21, 2017 |

“From searching for my life’s purpose to finding passion and love. I know I could not have planned my life any better. I am reminded regularly to be open and teachable no matter who my teachers are. That every journey starts and continues, one step at a time. And that everything is gift.”
Sister Dina reflects on professing perpetual vows as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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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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