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The Connecting Link to celebrate 25 years!

By Jason Moon | July 9, 2022 |

All are welcome. Come celebrate with us!

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Sister Betty Hopf honored with Sunshine Award

By Jason Moon | May 18, 2022 |

‘I feel like I’m making a difference in peoples’ lives.’

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A journey of Providence on Chicago’s westside

By Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer | May 13, 2022 |

My journey in pastoral ministry has been very transforming for me. I have had the privilege and opportunity of stepping inside another race, culture and hearts. I am truly blessed.

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Sister Jessica Vitente: Leading and being led to God

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 12, 2022 |

Sister Jessica hopes the Newman Center provides the college students served with companions on the journey in service with one another, to the campus community and the community at large. Most importantly, the Center must let students know they are loved, accepted and belong to the community.

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Moving forward, exuding happiness: Sister Grace Marie Meehan

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 12, 2022 |

Gracie, as she is fondly called, has always been known as someone who does not fret and worry. A cheerful, giving person, light-hearted and happy. But she is also a risk taker who broke down barriers.

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Tapping into fresh energies: Sister Joni’s vocation and teen ministries

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 12, 2022 |

“Women are searching, seeking, desiring to be in right relationship. They have a desire to be part of a puzzle bigger than themselves. They want to live the Gospel with other persons who are like-minded. They want to make a difference in the world.”

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Welcome to the ‘Evolving Woods’

By Jason Moon | May 12, 2022 |

We asked ourselves, ‘What is our next ministry? To what might we be being called at this time in our history?’ If we believe that special care for those with cognitive changes is one such ministry, before we move forward, we want to make sure that we have the various resources needed to provide quality care to those who come to us and the capacity to sustain that ministry into the future.

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Sister Joseph Ellen Keitzer: Blessed by the African American Catholic Community

By Amy Miranda | May 12, 2022 |

t’s been a wonderful journey. I love the people. I’ve been so blessed by the African American community. Having shared their story, their faith, their dependence on God, my own journey as a Sister of Providence has been really transformed.”

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Newsnotes from summer 2022 HOPE magazine

By Sisters of Providence | May 12, 2022 |

What’s been going on with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Find out!

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Hybrid virtual/in-person retreats and programs reach even more seekers

By Mary Riley | May 12, 2022 |

“The hybrid format is allowing people from around the world to benefit from the many and diverse program offerings. It’s bringing people together in a new way. Some are remaining in contact with one another long after the program ends.”

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My mother’s hands: a Mother’s Day reflection

By Sister Theresa Ann Boland | May 8, 2022 |

As I grew into adulthood and left home to pursue my own dreams of becoming a teacher, I realized what wonderful life lessons I learned from my mom. Especially lessons about the importance of a strong work ethic and finishing what you have started. 

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Sisters of Providence sign Catholic Sisters letter on end of Title 42

By Sisters of Providence | May 5, 2022 |

Many Sisters of Providence recently signed this letter to President Biden

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Our Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are passionate about serving God by caring for all God’s creation, especially those most in need. We serve in many ways, from education to social justice, parish ministry, hospital ministry, serving the economically poor, advocating for immigrants and for a healthy environment. Read how some of our sisters serve God and others through their ministries.

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