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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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Stepping into justice: Sister Barbara Battista

By Jason Moon | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

“There is urgency in what is going on nationally, in the church and in society. There is such a need for women religious, and for other persons of faith, to really be leaders in this work towards justice,” said Sister Barbara Battista, the new social justice promoter for the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Marilu Covani, passing on the spirit of Encuentro

By Sister Maureen Abbott | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Sister Marilú reached official retirement, she was invited to coordinate the V Encuentro effort for the Diocese of San Bernardino. “What a gift! I really loved to work with this always-growing team of people of different backgrounds, ages, cultures, and nationalities,” she said.

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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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A reflection for the 2018 Senior Jubilee Celebration

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 10, 2018 | 3 Comments

It is toward Love incarnate that we move during this Advent Season

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World AIDS Day: Sisters respond to AIDS epidemic, part 2

By Ezra (Kyle) Meadors | December 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

In 1993, Sister Carole Kimes was ministering as a hospice nurse in Indianapolis. “One of my patients who touched me most was Bill,” said Sister Carole. “He taught me how those living with AIDS were alienated from others due to fear. He taught me about loving the person and not fearing the person because of diagnosis.”

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Remembering sisters’ loving response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic

By Ezra (Kyle) Meadors | November 30, 2018 | 3 Comments

“It struck me as something I would be very interested in. I was attracted to the fact that it was a place for people who are alienated,” Sister Marilyn Therese Lipps remembered thinking after reading about a new center opening up in the 1980s in response to the local AIDS crisis.

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Held in the palm of God’s hand

By Sister Elizabeth Koressel | November 8, 2018 | 3 Comments

I realize that I have been held in the palm of God’s hand throughout my community life of 55 years. I am very grateful for the many blessings of living in community!

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A look back on 50 years as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Marianne Ridgell | November 5, 2018 | 7 Comments

My years in the Sisters of Providence community have been and continue to be such a gift. Each day is another opportunity to serve others and bring hope.

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Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP

By Amy Miranda | October 16, 2018 | 4 Comments

Get to know Sister Tracey Horan, SP, in these video and audio interviews as she shares what it is like as a young adult today to explore and become a Sister of Providence.

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A look at the life and ministry of Sister Agnes Celine Hammond

By Jason Moon | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Sister was gentle – and in her gentleness, she possessed strength.’

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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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