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Sisters preserving memories through memory books

By Katie Harich | May 24, 2019 |

Memory books detail and preserve aspects of a person’s life history with photographs, artifacts and narratives. They facilitate life-affirming interaction, encourage deep reflection and celebrate life events through story-telling and reminiscing. And they are effective in stimulating memories, especially for individuals living with dementia.

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A community of hope for homeless young adults

By Amy Miranda | May 24, 2019 |

Safe Place Services of Louisville, a day shelter for homeless young adults, lives up to its name. It’s not everywhere that homeless young people can let their guard down, kick off their shoes and feel at home. At the hub shelter is 34-year-old Sister Corbin Hannah.

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Making someone’s day just by showing up: Teen shares her experience as a Providence Teen Volunteer

By Amanda Lakstins | May 16, 2019 |

We usually think of volunteering as weeding a garden or picking up trash (those are important too, of course), but it can be more. It can be making someone’s day just by showing up. It can be learning things you never knew from someone who experienced it first-hand. It can be the satisfied feeling you get when someone laughs at a joke you made. Volunteering isn’t just mundane tasks. It’s knowing and feeling and connecting with people.

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Graduation Day!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 15, 2019 |

Education has always been at the heart of the mission of the Sisters of Providence – whether it be education of ourselves or others

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The living and growing Providence Associate relationship in California and beyond

By Sister Carol Nolan | May 14, 2019 |

My hands-on experience with Providence Associates came in California, during the time of our ministry at Providence in the Desert teaching English to migrant farm workers in Coachella. Our Providence Associates become a part of our community. They assist us as they are able: with their prayers, their contributions, their traveling the long distances to participate in our gatherings, and with their outreach, both in California and in Indiana.

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Something for everyone at the Woods

By Sister Ann Casper | May 10, 2019 |

Come visit the Woods and find out for yourself!

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Thanking the Sisters through social media

By Jason Moon | May 9, 2019 |

It is only Thursday. If you haven’t had a chance yet and you’re still in school, thank your teacher today!

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Friday Food Fast Facts

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 29, 2019 |

“Greater scarcity of water will lead to an increase in the cost of food and the various products which depend on its use.”

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‘Friday Food Fast Facts’

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 15, 2019 |

Lent is also a time when some choose to fast by abstaining from eating meat one or more days a week or simply becoming more intentional about their food choices

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2019!

By Jason Moon | February 2, 2019 |

‘… 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 |

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 |

“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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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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