This article is reprinted from winter 2008 issue of HOPE. In August 2004, Hurricane Charley ripped through Arcadia, Fla., destroying homes and jobs for migrant workers. Today, the Sisters of Providence have their own veritable force of nature, Sister Cathy Buster, working to build Casa San Juan Bosco, a “green” housing development for farm workers…Read more
This article is reprinted from summer 2007 issue of HOPE. Paint more! Sister Jody O’Neil would love to follow the advice of her long-time spiritual adviser. “That’s his consistent message for me. He said, ‘I wish you didn’t have to worry so much about marketing. Your painting is a gift to the world.” Like many…Read more
This article is reprinted from summer 2006 issue of HOPE. A project that once seemed like a dream and posed an incredible challenge is heading toward reality. Providence Cristo Rey High School, sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, will open in Indianapolis in July. The new school will focus on serving primarily inner-city students who…Read more
This article is reprinted from winter 2006 issue of HOPE. Beauty. Harmony. Balance. During a Thanksgiving meal for senior citizens at Miracle Place in Indianapolis, Sister of Providence Marilyn Herber gave a short talk about her recent study of Native American religions, which she summarized with those three words. Sister Marilyn, who is a volunteer…Read more
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.