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25-year old finds her community as a Providence Associate

By Aurelia VonTress | May 4, 2014 |

“For me, being a Providence Associate gives me focus. As a Roman Catholic, living and preaching the Gospel (using words only when necessary) is a mission. But being a Providence Associate focuses that mission into a passion to spread the good news without acting superior,” writes 25-year-old Providence Associate Kaitlyn Willy on her blog for her newly founded e-magazine focused on bringing retreats to people in their daily life.

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The Helping Hands thrift store 2014

By Amy Miranda | April 30, 2014 |
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Celebrating the contributions of Providence Associate Marilyn Neuman (and her husband Chuck)

By Amy Miranda | April 23, 2014 |

“Marilyn has the passion and desire and belief in the Providence Associates,” said Sister Diane Mason of Providence Associate Marilyn Neuman. Marilyn and her husband Chuck were recently recognized for their countless hours and efforts contributed in helping to establish the Providence Associate relationship.

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Growing in depth: Providence Associate Joanna Dailey

By Amy Miranda | April 8, 2014 |

“My favorite part of being a Providence Associate is coming to the Woods for events open to associates, and sometimes, when I can, coming for Mass. I enjoy being among like-minded people to whom you do not have to explain a pursuit of life in the Spirit,” Providence Associate Joanna Dailey says.

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A weekend with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Providence Associates

By Joanna Dailey | March 31, 2014 |

“Take My Hand,” a retreat for Providence Associates, based on the writings of Saint Mother Theodore, was a special retreat. It reached into the story of Mother Theodore and brought it forward to our lives in the present, shares Joanna Dailey of the March 2014 Providence Associate retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Sister Mary Tomlinson: life changing experience from a Sisters of Providence Come and See weekend

By Amy Miranda | March 30, 2014 |

In this video clip, Sister of Providence Mary Tomlinson shares her experience at a Sister of Providence Come and See weekend, which proved life changing in her decision to enter the Congregation. Watch the clip, share the clip, and consider attending or recommending to someone you love the upcoming free Come and See weekend April 11-13 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Providence Associates retreat with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Amy Miranda | March 16, 2014 |

See photos of Providence Associates and Sisters of Providence gathered March 7-9 for a retreat on Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Together they explored her life and virtues and spent time in prayer and reflection, including an all-night vigil at Saint Mother Theodore’s shrine.

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Providence Associates Saint Mother Theodore Guerin retreat 2014

By Amy Miranda | March 10, 2014 |

Providence Associates and Sisters of Providence gathered for a spring retreat on Saint Mother Theodore Guerin from March 7-9, 2014 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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A story for lenten reflection

By Sister Diane Mason | March 5, 2014 |

Sister Diane Mason, director of Providence Associates shares this creative lenten reflection.

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Sister Denise Wilkinson encourages us during Lent

By Sisters of Providence | March 4, 2014 |

Sister Denise Wilkinson, general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, encourages us to think positively about the Lenten season that we enter into this week. Don’t let cold weather deter you from beginning to think about Jesus’ journey from death into life, as we welcome spring and Easter.

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Virtual circles offer real relationship

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 15, 2014 |

Recently “Providence Circles” were formed based on geographic area. Twelve are now operating across the U.S. Because not all Associates live near to each other, two “virtual” Providence Circles were also established. These groups meet via conference call. Any associate, candidate-associate or sister is welcome to attend any of the circles.

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Providence Associates seem to share the same major desire

By Sisters of Providence | December 3, 2013 |

Candidate-Associates took the commitment to become Providence Associates for one year, following their year of discernment and companioning by either a Sister of Providence or Providence Associate. Hear about several of their journeys.

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