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The 2020 Annual Meeting ZOOM Adventure!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 8, 2020 |

We will commit ourselves wholeheartedly to do what is ours to do now

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Those who cannot remember the past…

By Sister Dina Bato | July 4, 2020 |

In “the land of the free and the home of the brave,” can we say that all are free? Not strictly financially, what has been the human cost of the war on racism, both in lives and dignity on all sides?

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Reflecting on Juneteenth

By Kay Hassan | June 26, 2020 |

I would like to think that my mother’s faith would be buoyed by changes that have occurred in my lifetime.

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Against All Odds: Focus on Sister Mary Elise Renauldt, SP

By Sister Janice Smith | June 22, 2020 |

It is said that when called to mission in a distant country, the Jesuits are told to expect to be buried there since their commitment is for life. Indeed, the call to our sisters in 1920 for the mission in China was expressed by Mother Mary Cleophas in a similar manner: “… Those who go…

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Facing institutionalized racism within myself

By Amanda Lakstins | June 16, 2020 |

I’ve never considered myself racist, I always do my best to treat everyone fairly. But in that moment, I realized that skin color is something I notice and something that matters to me, not in conscious higher-level thought, but almost at an instinctual level. I felt a sense of unease being surrounded by black people, black children.

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Political Engagement Committee: Our Platform

By Sisters of Providence Political Engagement Team | June 10, 2020 |

This year is a pivotal year in the direction of our communities and our countries, no matter where we live

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Sisters of Providence Support Seeking Justice and Denounce the Violence Inflicted on Black Americans since the Birth of This Nation

By Sisters of Providence | June 2, 2020 |

The Sisters of Providence leadership team and the Providence Community strongly condemn the heinous violence against and ultimate murder of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers

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Am I doing enough about racial injustice?

By Amy Miranda | June 1, 2020 |

Am I doing enough? It sure doesn’t feel like it when I see a video of a man murdered because of the color of his skin.

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A reflection for Feast of Pentecost 2020

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 31, 2020 |

God calls us today to do what the disciples did 2,000 years ago – to create communities of love

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Providence Food Pantry continuing operations

By Jason Moon | May 28, 2020 |

‘We are truly blessed to have the love and support of the people in Vigo County who are with us at this time.’

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A reflection for Memorial Day 2020

By Sister Patricia Linehan | May 25, 2020 |

The first words of these young Marines were invariably a plea to know if their buddy had been picked up.

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Musings on wearing and making masks

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 21, 2020 |

Let’s take our place then in a long history of mask wearers and mask makers. Let our masks keep ourselves and our neighbors safe and well.

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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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