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Prisoners & Probationers of Conscience

By Sisters of Providence | May 9, 2012 |

Throughout the history of SOA Watch’s yearly vigils at the SOA/WHINSEC at Ft. Benning, Ga., various participants have chosen to take direct action by breaking federal law and trespassing onto…

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A bit of anti-racism history

By Sisters of Providence | May 9, 2012 |

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have a long history against racism and issues of discrimination. The Congregation’s foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, was concerned about the welfare and…

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Reflection from Burundi, Africa

By Sisters of Providence | February 19, 2012 |

Note from the Sisters of Providence leadership team: Sister Deborah Campbell is currently in Burundi, Africa conducting an audit for Catholic Relief Services (CRS). As we approach Lent this seems…

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St. Josephine Bakhita: A Super Bowl MVP

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | January 24, 2012 |

The proximity of this year’s Super Bowl to the heart of our community here at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods has made us painfully aware of the issue of human trafficking. It is…

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Human Trafficking: Words from Sister Denise

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | December 10, 2011 |

Sister Denise Wilkinson, general superior, addressed the Sisters of Providence, Providence Associates and others who attended a Communications Night in Providence Hall on Dec. 7, regarding the human trafficking issue.…

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Sister Denise reflects on Election Day

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | November 4, 2011 |

The last several months have heightened my awareness of and gratitude for the privilege of voting as a way to exercise responsible citizenship and to shape public policy in the…

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Changing a life can be life changing

By Becky Igo | February 1, 2008 |

For Sister Joann Quinkert, helping someone make a change is a life and death issue as she ministers to a Death Row inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute,…

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It’s God’s project

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from winter 2008 issue of HOPE. In August 2004, Hurricane Charley ripped through Arcadia, Fla., destroying homes and jobs for migrant workers. Today, the Sisters of…

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Access to clean drinking water

By Sisters of Providence | June 20, 2007 |

Amit Srivastava of the India Resource Center in March 8, 2006 reports: “The Coca-Cola Company is the largest beverage company in the world, and according to its own admission, the…

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Coca-Cola: an unsustainable relationship with water and workers

By Sisters of Providence | June 20, 2007 |

“We commit ourselves: To continue our ongoing conversion of heart and mind, opening ourselves ever more fully to the transforming action of Providence in our lives and our relationships To…

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Killer Coke and union busting in Colombia

By Sisters of Providence | June 20, 2007 |

On July 20, 2001, the United Steelworkers of America and the International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF) filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court against the Coca-Cola Company, its anchor bottlers,…

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Peaceful people demand facility closing

By Sisters of Providence | November 1, 2003 |

Note: The following article was written by Sister of Providence Rita Clare Gerardot, who is an activist for peace and who participates in work to close the School of the…

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