Peace & Justice
Today the biggest need is treating problems of addiction and their impact on individuals and the family systems of which they are a part. One hundred percent of the referrals that we are receiving for services for families are linked to the need for addiction recovery, especially from opioids and heroin.
Trust in God, love, mercy, justice, care for creation, community. Do you share in some of our core values?
New Providence Associate co-directors The Providence Associate relationship has new leadership. Former Director Sister Diane Mason, SP, retired at the end 2017 after ministering 10 years with Providence Associates. New co-directors have been named to lead the ministry forward. The first is a familiar face. Providence Associate Debbie Dillow has stepped into the new role Continue Reading »
It was so strange to stand outside the place where Sonia was detained
The TPS program is designed to protect people from being returned to harm
‘Let us remember his willingness to give everything, even his life, that justice might prevail on Earth.’
For so many Easters of my young life, my siblings and I (and our cousins who lived in the apartment above us) would discover sunglasses in each of our Easter baskets. Seldom were these ordinary, boring sunglasses. They were bright-colored, novelty glasses. Typically, some ornate figure or image (flowers or cowboy boots for the boys) Continue Reading »
‘Abundance was all I saw, all I felt.’
I would say that if you are looking for a connection with people who care deeply about intimacy with God by following Jesus and standing with those of the edge of society, then become a Providence Associate!
We pray, too, that as individuals, as communities, and as a nation, we will grow in our practice of nonviolence so that, together, we can create a more just a peace-filled society.
They experienced discrimination against native indigenous people whose ancestors had lived there for thousands of years
Human trafficking continues and one might say it is rampant in the United States and other countries