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Providence Associate spring retreat

By Amy Miranda | March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Providence Community: Sisters of Providence, Providence Associates and Providence Associate candidates are invited to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods March 8-10, 2019, to attend the upcoming Providence Associate spring retreat. Sister Dianne Bergant, C.S.A. will present on: Community of Earth: How Do We Understand Our Common Home?

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A Sister Prom/Winter Dance!

By Sisters of Providence | February 3, 2019 | 3 Comments

January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some of her classmates, who invited the Sisters of Providence to mingle with the students on the dance floor. More than 30 sisters showed up, not…

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2019!

By Jason Moon | February 2, 2019 | 1 Comment

‘… it’s an opportunity to give thanks to ALL the dedicated women and men, faculty, staff and parents.’

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Weekly Reflection: Fair Trade – A Response to Human Trafficking

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

Fair trade is an approach to business/development that seeks to create greater equity in the international trading system

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Weekly Reflection: Labor Trafficking Here and Now

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 14, 2019 | 1 Comment

Labor Trafficking in the United States is a form of both labor and sex trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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A look into our prison ministry

By Sister Rita Clare Gerardot | December 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

There are many myths surrounding the death penalty

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Who do you want to be now?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 24, 2018 | 2 Comments

I would like to offer hospitality to those seeking asylum in our country. I would like to provide shelter for the innocent in war-torn places and in the violent places in our own U.S. cities. I would like to be a better keeper of the planet.

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O Antiphon – O Emmanuel come ransom us

By Sisters of Providence | December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Emmanuel, God-with-us, the final antiphon sung on December 23, is one of the most treasured names by which we address God. The Word of God has become flesh and dwells among us! The great longing for Wisdom to dwell among us comes to fulfillment in the conception of the Son of God in Mary by…

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O Antiphon – O King of nations come save us

By Sisters of Providence | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesus the Christ enters the antiphons directly as the one who is King and Desired of all. He will bind God’s people Israel with the Gentile world. The foundation of this union is Christ as the cornerstone. Speaking eloquently to both Jewish and Gentile Christians, St. Paul uses the cornerstone image in the letter to…

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O Antiphon – O Dayspring come shine on us

By Sisters of Providence | December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dawn – even though it rouses us from sleep and marks the beginning of a new day with all its challenges and blessings – brings light and the possibilities that a new day holds. The Sun of Justice shines upon Mary and Joseph, angels, rulers, shepherds and on ourselves as we rejoice and marvel at…

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“The God of Providence carries the entire mystery of the divine, ever trustworthy, never failing. The God of Providence offers all the possibilities for ourselves and the world, including both what God wants to happen and what God is willing to let happen because God honors the gift of human freedom. The choices are ours — truly free, but ever grounded in the grace of God, the Holy Mystery of Providence, about which there is ever more to be discovered.” – Sister Ruth Eileen Dwyer

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