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My journey with Providence

By Cathy Lamperski Dearing | April 8, 2021 |

After my second visit to the Woods, she asked me, “Do you know anything about Providence Associates?” I was not familiar with an associate relationship with the Sisters of Providence. She invited me to consider becoming one. She provided me with information and brochures. Mostly, she provided me with encouragement and this excitement and enthusiasm about her community and its mission.

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Musings on World Poetry Day

By Lori Strawn | March 21, 2021 |

Today, why not discover the work of a poet you’ve never heard of before?

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Permissive attitude toward racism inspires book club

By Sister Donna Butler | February 11, 2021 |

“Once you learn this information you cannot un-know it.” Both sisters have a better understanding of systemic racism. Both are motivated to pay better attention to the injustice in our legal and prison system. This experience compels them to acknowledge their own racism and what their part is in contributing to racism.

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Patience: a poem

By Marci Alvis-Slinski | January 31, 2021 |

To practice Patience is to quiet the mind and the soul.
If Yoga and Tai Chi are meditations in motion,
then Fiber Art is minuscule movements and
tiny meditations in patience.

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Congregation releases calls for action, days of prayer in anticipation of Inauguration Day

By Sisters of Providence | January 16, 2021 |

All are invited in a day of fast and prayer on January 20, 2021, the United States Inauguration Day of President-Elect Joe Biden

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Newsnotes: Sisters of Providence news update winter 2021

By Sisters of Providence | January 13, 2021 |

News and updates from the Sisters of Providence, including 20 new Providence Associates!

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A year of St. Joseph, family protector

By Sister Sue Paweski | December 22, 2020 |

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus the Christ, the Light of the world, reflect on the example of Joseph. We will need to be “creatively courageous” this Christmas.

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The Truth of a Tree

By Sister Sue Paweski | December 11, 2020 |

The tree is not completely altered; it has accommodated an uninvited situation. And, yes, that tree spoke to my heart. People can make changes and alter aspects of their lives because Creation is meant to survive if it is able to adapt to change.

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New Providence Associates share their journey, part 2

By Amy Miranda | December 10, 2020 |

“This process not only gave me hope for the future, it renewed my spirit in being around an atmosphere where people love and have compassion for others.”

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New Providence Associates share their journey – part 1

By Amy Miranda | December 9, 2020 |

“But on a spiritual level, I was called to examine my own life in its entirety, my beliefs and practices, and my role with and for others in Creation. I had to grow in ways I never imagined I would. I had to explore ideas that hadn’t really entered my mind before as parts of our faith life.”

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Advent and God’s Providence

By Helen Flavin | December 6, 2020 |

In all the passages regarding judgment, only those who refuse to act are called to account. Challenges simply become opportunities to help God transform the world.

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Reflections for Foundation Day 2020

By Sisters of Providence | October 30, 2020 |

We love these women who have so shaped our beloved community.

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Get a feel for who the Providence Associate community is and find inspiration in these stories. Reflections, poetry, articles and more by and about Providence Associates. Are you being called to walk with the Sisters of Providence as a Providence Associate?

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