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Sisters of Providence ministries honored by community

By Jason Moon | May 3, 2022 |

‘We thought it would be a wonderful way to set up community recognition’

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What does it mean to love my neighbor as myself? A visit to the border

By Sister Joni Luna | April 7, 2022 |

May I too be a companion to all on the journey home to our Provident God who has blessed me with this gift of abundance. 

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‘Knit one, pray too’

By Jason Moon | April 1, 2022 |

“I joined the group before the pandemic and thus had the opportunity to get acquainted with many of the members up front and personal.” — Sister Sue Paweski Click here…

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Reconnecting with Basilian Sisters in Ukraine

By Sister Maureen Abbott | March 22, 2022 |

Reviving these memories of the beautiful people in a country rooted in a strong Christian heritage makes my heart weep as we pray …

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Congregation conducts Peace Prayer Vigil

By Jason Moon | March 3, 2022 |

‘That we recognize that we can perhaps share in the tiniest little bit of their suffering by sitting here in solidarity.’

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Sisters of Providence to hold prayer vigil for situation in Ukraine

By Jason Moon | February 28, 2022 |

‘Armed conflict is a horrendous reality.’

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Sister Judith Birgen receives St. George Emblem from Archdiocese of Chicago

By Sisters of Providence | February 22, 2022 |

The emblem is the highest honor the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Committee on Scouting can grant adults

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Smile for the camera!

By Maureen Dickinson | February 17, 2022 |

To learn more about Sister Susanne’s ministry or how you may join in her efforts, contact SPRED

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Looking racism in the eye: there is still much to do

By Sister Ann Margaret O'Hara | January 12, 2022 |

My home town was a small city that did not permit African-Americans within the city limits after dark. The deed to our house did not allow us to sell our house to anyone of African-American descent.

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Woods Core Class brings students, sisters together

By Sister Donna Butler | January 12, 2022 |

I shared with them information about our spirituality, our current ministries, justice efforts and values. I answered their questions about religious life and shared my personal experience of this life.

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A new leadership team for the Sisters of Providence

By Jason Moon | January 12, 2022 |

The Chapter meeting culminated in the election of the Congregation’s Leadership Team of the next five years.

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Sister Kathleen Bernadette Smith: love of God strengthens love of others

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 12, 2022 |

Kate found the “fit” she was looking for with the Sisters of Providence. She found a group of religious women whose spirituality fit with hers and who shared her love of music. For Sister Kate, both of those characteristics define much of who she is.

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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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