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Faces of our future: a new generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 20, 2019 |

The Sisters of Providence are blessed to have eight women in initial formation and temporary profession here in the United States. Let me share what they are up to currently.

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Preparing the next generation of Sisters of Providence

By Sister Marsha Speth | September 20, 2019 |

The postulant sees what it means to be sister to one another, to pray, celebrate, have fun together and to experience the sacred in the ordinary. She is invited into our common efforts to be Providence through sustainable living, accountability to one another and respect for differences.

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Wisdom and the future of religious life

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 20, 2019 |

We Sisters of Providence don’t believe religious life is dead. That we cannot see how religious life will be lived in the future doesn’t keep us from believing that it will.

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Get to know Sister Joni Luna, SP

By Amy Miranda | August 23, 2019 |

Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Sister Joni Luna, SP, shares of her search for something that was missing in her life which led her to find first God and then a vocation as a Catholic woman religious (sister).

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Ministry at the border: belleza (beauty) of binationality

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 16, 2019 |

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 Sister Jessica Vitente | August 2, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 Sister Jessica Vitente | December 19, 2018 |

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 Sister Jessica Vitente | November 11, 2018 |

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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