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Providence Associates annual meeting

By Amy Miranda | April 28, 2022 |

All Providence Associates, Providence Associate Candidates and Sisters of Providence are invited to join us for the 2022 Providence Associate annual meeting June 24-26.

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Learn what it means to be a Providence Associate at virtual event

By Jason Moon | April 13, 2022 |

The virtual event will take place from 7-8:30 p.m., EDT, on April 28

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Providence Associate Virtual Come and See

By Amy Miranda | April 11, 2022 |

Are you seeking something more? Searching for a spiritual community? Maybe the Providence Associate relationship is for you! Come explore what it means to be an associate of the Sisters…

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Making sense of warring leaders both made in God’s image

By Sabrina Falls | March 26, 2022 |

Bearing God’s image requires us to love even the Russian dictator. What does this mean for our own response to this situation? What would God have them/us do in this moment?

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Ash Wednesday: The ‘Black Friday’ of the Church year

By Brad Crites | March 2, 2022 |

Sometimes, the liturgical action, in this case receiving ashes, expresses what we struggle to find words to express on our own. Even when we know we’re pulled toward a journey, we may have no idea what direction to take or where the path even is.

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Providence Community Spring Retreat 2022 – Images of God

By Amy Miranda | January 18, 2022 |

How do you visualize the Divine? Our perception of God colors how we view our world. Members of the Providence community: Providence Associates, candidate-associates and Sisters of Providence are invited…

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Find greater meaning, community as a Providence Associate

By Jason Moon | January 12, 2022 |

If you are looking for spiritual enrichment, support, a community, or a sense of mission, God may be nudging you to become a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence

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Pondering Christ’s birth in our hearts

By Diane Hartman | December 24, 2021 |

Mary, though feeling confused and filled with questions, was faithful and obeyed the angel’s instructions. She must have been blindsided by the situation that she was thrust into. But by her faith she was obedient and surrendered to God’s will.

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Walking a labyrinth: one Providence Associate’s experience

By Alice Shelton | December 3, 2021 |

I think walking a labyrinth can be a prayer experience in the same way that anything we do with quiet reverence and intention is prayer. I find sitting in prayer very challenging. The helpful part of labyrinth as a prayer practice is that it is an embodied experience. The path allows me to bring my whole self.

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One Good Day: Thoughts on Thanksgiving

By Lori Strawn | November 25, 2021 |

Thanksgiving this year, in many ways, hearkens back to Thanksgivings of old. As a nation, we remain bitterly divided politically. Those on the margins face terrible persecution. But mightn’t we still manage to have one good day together?

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The call of Providence

By Amy Miranda | November 21, 2021 |

At the orientation, each Providence Associate candidate shared what brought them to the Providence Community. Here is some of what they shared.

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Will you listen to your heart: A foundation day reflection

By Debbie Dillow | October 22, 2021 |

As we celebrate the hope-filled beginnings and sacrifices offered to create this Providence community, I ask: What about you? Will you listen to your heart? Will you answer the call?

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