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Congregation shares LCWR statement on action to prevent gun violence

By Sisters of Providence | May 26, 2022 |

We pledge to stand with all who seek to put an end to the epidemic violence in our land and to follow the path to peace.

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Congregation issues statement following Uvalde, Texas, shooting

By Sisters of Providence | May 25, 2022 |

Our future and our children deserve better

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Our commitment to Laudato Si’ Action Platform

By Climate Change Task Force | May 21, 2022 |

We are excited to represent the Providence Community to be part of Pope Francis’ call to address the most urgent needs plaguing Earth and the poor and to take this focus into our daily lives.

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Leadership Team shares LCWR Statement and Congregation commitment

By Sisters of Providence | May 18, 2022 |

Our Leadership Team wanted to share with all of you the following statement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), and our recent Chapter Commitment of Racial Equality and Equity.

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Racism’s infection within American healthcare

By Charles McFarland | May 17, 2022 |

The United States government needs to recognize how their mistakes and how systematic racism as a whole has ruptured the relationship between Americans of color and their nation’s healthcare system. Mending this relationship will require the development of a healthcare system that resonates with people of color and intends to atone for the wrongs of the past in order to show that the medical community is worthy of being trusted.

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Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer: Blessed by the African American Catholic Community

By Amy Miranda | May 12, 2022 |

t’s been a wonderful journey. I love the people. I’ve been so blessed by the African American community. Having shared their story, their faith, their dependence on God, my own journey as a Sister of Providence has been really transformed.”

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Prayer poem: heaviness of war

By Asher O. Rodriguez | May 12, 2022 |

what will the world turn into now when we no longer protect the weak
what can i do when i am so far away and my voice is meaningless to those with the guns …
and i am not strong enough physically to fight them
what will be left when the fighting stops

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Sisters of Providence sign Catholic Sisters letter on end of Title 42

By Sisters of Providence | May 5, 2022 |

Many Sisters of Providence recently signed this letter to President Biden

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Earth Day Speaker Series

By Jason Moon | April 22, 2022 |

Earth Day Speaker Series from 10:30 a.m.-noon to feature riverlorian and author Jerry Hay

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Poem: Earth rising

By Sister Ruth Johnson | April 22, 2022 |

It is alive and clings to us in way we have forgotten

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Indiana State University Earth Day Celebration

By Jason Moon | April 21, 2022 |

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice to take part in this year’s Indiana State University Earth Day Celebration

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Leadership Team expresses disappointment with recent Biden Administration announcement

By Sisters of Providence | April 21, 2022 |

We will continue to urge President Biden to “Build Back Better Fossil Free.”

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As a community dedicated to advocating for the marginalized, we Sisters of Providence join our voices with others in speaking out about many peace and justice issues of great importance in our world. Learn more about justice concerns dear to our hearts here.

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