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Statement of Catholic Theologians on Racial Justice

By Sister Marie McCarthy | January 7, 2015 |

In recent months, we have seen – in our nation – an eruption of long simmering racial tensions. We have seen, one after another, unarmed African American people being shot…

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Sister Marikay Duffy receives recognition for helping others in need

By Jason Moon | December 29, 2014 |

Sister Marikay Duffy said years ago that she saw a need to “assist people by providing/offering educational opportunities and to assist in their understanding the immigration processes.” And because of…

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The Unity March for Equality

By Sister Donna Butler | December 20, 2014 |

Sister Donna Butler offers her perspective regarding the march

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A system in need of fixing

By Priscilla Hutton | December 15, 2014 |

The United States justice system is broken! How can we fix it and why should we care? For more than a decade, I have been involved in ministries and educational…

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Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Sister Tracey Horan | December 12, 2014 |

Last fall, I participated in a demonstration to support 11 pilgrims on a 50-mile journey through central Indiana. We welcomed the group who had walked from Anderson to Indianapolis to call for a dignified pathway to citizenship for immigrants, millions of whom have lived in the shadows of our country for years.

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Reading with My Heart

By Sister Donna Butler | December 5, 2014 |

Book on slavery leaves profound impact

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T-shirt honors legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Kathleen Desautels | November 26, 2014 |

Those who know me know of my love of T-shirts supporting current social justice issues. My friend, Sister Denise Wilkinson, will often comment when she sees a new one. “OK,…

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Sister Barbara Sheehan receives Distinguished Service Award

By Jason Moon | November 21, 2014 |

Recognizing her outstanding service, The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) the North Central Region, recently honored Sister of Providence Sister Barbara Sheehan with its Distinguished Service Award. Sister Barbara…

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Sisters of Providence Leadership Statement on Immigration Reform

By Sisters of Providence | November 20, 2014 |

What we seek is immigration reform that reflects the best of our values as a nation, and helps to build stronger, more welcoming communities.

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WHINSEC: A student’s perspective

By Paige Fath | November 20, 2014 |

It may sound like something from a movie, something that cannot truly exist on American soil, but the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) is a very real horror…

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“Creating Currents of Change” in Memphis

By Sister Tracey Horan | November 18, 2014 |

Recently I had the opportunity to migrate south for the weekend to gather with hundreds of justice-minded Catholics in Memphis, Tennessee. My destination was the annual Call to Action National Conference. Moving prayer experiences, dynamic speakers and conversation with other conference attendees in a city with deep roots in civil rights and musical expression challenged me to think deeply about the theme, “The Well of Many Rivers: Creating Currents of Change.”

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Sister Charles Van Hoy honored

By Jason Moon | November 17, 2014 |

After 20 years of organizing candidates’ nights for the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, Sister Charles Van Hoy is stepping down. But the Vigo County Democratic Party wanted…

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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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