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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Weekly Reflection: Fair Trade – A Response to Human Trafficking

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

Fair trade is an approach to business/development that seeks to create greater equity in the international trading system

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Weekly Reflection: Labor Trafficking Here and Now

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 14, 2019 | 1 Comment

Labor Trafficking in the United States is a form of both labor and sex trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion

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Stepping into justice: Sister Barbara Battista

By Jason Moon | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

“There is urgency in what is going on nationally, in the church and in society. There is such a need for women religious, and for other persons of faith, to really be leaders in this work towards justice,” said Sister Barbara Battista, the new social justice promoter for the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Marilu Covani, passing on the spirit of Encuentro

By Sister Maureen Abbott | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Sister Marilú reached official retirement, she was invited to coordinate the V Encuentro effort for the Diocese of San Bernardino. “What a gift! I really loved to work with this always-growing team of people of different backgrounds, ages, cultures, and nationalities,” she said.

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Weekly Intentions for Persons who are trafficked

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 7, 2019 | 3 Comments

‘Using people for profit’ slowly degrades their sense of self-worth.’

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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A look into our prison ministry

By Sister Rita Clare Gerardot | December 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

There are many myths surrounding the death penalty

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Who do you want to be now?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 24, 2018 | 2 Comments

I would like to offer hospitality to those seeking asylum in our country. I would like to provide shelter for the innocent in war-torn places and in the violent places in our own U.S. cities. I would like to be a better keeper of the planet.

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We still need your help!

By Jason Moon | December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fill out the Providence Climate Agreement pledge form and act today! Ask your friends and family to join you!

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A New Advent Symbol

By Sister Donna Butler | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love this new symbol of Advent!

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