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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

This Lent

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 4:31 am by

This Lent
I’ll repent and forgive

This Lent
Small acts of kindness matter Continue reading

Virtual spiritual pilgrimage of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on February 4, 2018 at 4:04 am by

Take a spiritual and historic walk around some of the sacred spaces at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from the comfort of your armchair. We hope you enjoy reflecting on these sacred Woods. Continue reading

For Sister Suzanne, prayer is life

Posted on January 19, 2018 at 9:30 am by

“Prayer is all-permeating, inclusive. Prayer is ingrained in me.”
“Each day is a gift,” she says. Continue reading

Firing up hope: SP prayer ministries

Posted on January 19, 2018 at 9:30 am by

“Firing up hope” is how one correspondent describes what the prayer ministries of the Sisters of Providence mean to him as he daily faces the uncertainties of life without a steady job to earn money to feed his family. “We have truly tasted the painful side of life. Yet, I have not lost hope for a better tomorrow.” Continue reading

All of life is one holy family (New Year’s, 2018)

Posted on December 31, 2017 at 5:04 am by

In the Catholic Church world this New Year’s Eve we will celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. This coincidence of the Feast of the Holy Family and New Year’s Eve got me thinking about my notions of family and  Continue Reading »

Contemplating Mary as the mother of Jesus as we prepare for Christmas

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 4:34 am by

When I prayerfully gaze at the picture, I remember God’s love through Mary’s example of mothering to Jesus, our Lord. Continue reading

The wonder of waiting: an Advent reflection

Posted on December 3, 2017 at 4:24 am by

Isn’t this what Advent is all about? Listening to the quiet in our hearts, waiting for the whisper of God? Continue reading

New Providence Associates share their journey

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 4:14 am by

“I am also excited about the future! I know this is just one big step towards a future working with the sisters and associates to bring forth love, mercy, and justice to the world.” Continue reading

Every day is a gift

Posted on November 23, 2017 at 5:05 am by

Many who have ever been in my office, have seen my little screen saver go around and around on my monitor and it reads, “EVERY DAY IS A GIFT”. Although some may consider this just a cliché, I have kept it there  Continue Reading »

The Feast of Our Lady of Providence and Día del Descubrimiento

Posted on November 18, 2017 at 4:20 am by

Tucked away in the rear of the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary of-the Woods, Indiana, is the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence. The shrine, established on May 1, 1925, is dedicated to the needs of  Continue Reading »

Take Time to Pray a Novena to Mary, Our Lady of Providence

Posted on November 8, 2017 at 11:16 am by

The Sisters of Providence invite us to participate in the Novena to Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home on Nov. 9-17, and the Mass in honor of her Feast Day on Nov. 18. As we contemplate this invitation,  Continue Reading »

Slow down before you speed up.

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 4:08 am by

The inevitable rush of the holidays is once again upon us. Before you get swept away, take time to pause and remember your departed loved ones. Continue reading

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