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The legacy of Providence lives on in our sisters in Taiwan

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

Let me tell you a little about each of our sisters currently ministering in Asia and those who have recently joined us from there.

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Our sisters in Asia speak: What it means to be a Sister of Providence

By Sister Jenny Howard | September 24, 2020 |

“The freedom in Providence: I try to live ‘here and now,’ and put ‘tomorrow’ in God’s care. Working with God in serving others and recognizing the suffering Jesus among the people I serve is life-giving to me.”

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There is a Providence and the Sisters of Providence in Asia are truly its daughters

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | September 24, 2020 |

Throughout the 100-year history of the Sisters of Providence mission in Asia, Sisters of Providence have stayed true to the call from a Provident God to provide loving care and service to people most in need. Over the years, that passion for mission enabled them not only to teach but also to bind up wounds, hide refugees, endure separation and isolation.

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One millennial’s journey to life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | July 30, 2020 |

Millennial Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Sister Tracey Horan, SP, shares her story of becoming a Catholic sister in this live-recorded video from July 27, 2020.

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Saying yes to Providence

By Sister Teresa Kang | July 24, 2020 |

A few years ago, I followed God’s call to leave my family, country (Taiwan) and my favorite job. God called me, and I started on another journey in my life.

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Ask Sister Dina: How many Sisters of Providence are there and what are their roles?

By Sister Dina Bato | July 18, 2020 |

This is the first in our column series of “Ask Sister Dina.” Sister Dina Bato, SP, is now answering your questions about spirituality, being a sister today, justice, you name it, here on the Sisters of Providence blog.

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Let us be the people Jesus describes, as he sends his disciples out on Mission

By Sister Emily TeKolste | June 30, 2020 |

Sister Emily TeKolste renewed her vows as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Sunday, June 28, 2020. This was her reflection on the readings: Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 and…

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Being love, mercy and justice in parish ministry

By Sister Carole Kimes | June 24, 2020 |

Often it is an opportunity for the individual to recognize God in the midst of embracing their own light and darkness.

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HOPE summer 2020 — The circle of giving

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

In this issue of HOPE magazine we focus on some of our “treasures of the Woods,” or elder Sisters of Providence, and the meaningful lives of service they have offered.

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Newsnotes

By Sisters of Providence | June 15, 2020 |

Awards and recognition, a new alpaca, loving support and more. Get the newest updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Eileen Rose Bonner: A spiritual and emotional support to neighbors

By Sister Janet Gilligan | June 15, 2020 |

Now she spends her retirement years preparing food for shut-ins, working with the parish bereavement committee and tutoring students in English as a second language.

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Sister Donna Marie Fu: Called by God to serve a global church

By Sister Maureen Abbott | June 15, 2020 |

Sister Donna Marie feels she experienced such a fulfilling life in answering her own call to offer her life to God. She continues to encourage that call in other young women. She regrets that political circumstances have prevented others from following a similar path.

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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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