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Spiritual direction: you are not alone

By Dave Cox | January 26, 2010 |

This article is reprinted from winter 2010 issue of HOPE A multiple choice question for the spiritual at heart: Being a spiritual director keeps you: 1.) On your toes 2.)…

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Giving her whole self to music

By Cheryl Casselman | May 26, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the summer 2009 issue of HOPE. A Sister of Providence since 1951, Sister Carol Nolan has been teaching music since 1953. She was the first…

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Building community through liturgy

By Diane Weidenbenner | May 26, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the summer 2009 issue of HOPE. Sister Lisa Stallings’ official title is director of worship at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville, Ky. However, she…

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Giving others hope

By Becky Igo | January 26, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the winter 2009 issue of HOPE. On this day, it’s raining. You fumble with an umbrella and hustle inside the back door of St. Ann…

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Providential Connections

By Rosie Blankenship | January 26, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the winter 2009 issue of HOPE. Let’s take a quiz. What do these things have in common? • An affordable and flexible Catholic college prep…

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Firmly rooted like the Woods

By Sisters of Providence | May 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from summer 2008 issue of HOPE. Do you recall the 1982 movie “Sister Act”? In it, comedian Whoopi Goldberg stars as lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier,…

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Making sense of the present moment

By Diane Weidenbenner | May 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from summer 2008 issue of HOPE. Sister Cathy Campbell explained Providence Spirituality as the “sacrament of the present moment,” as does Jean-Pierre de Caussade in his…

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Providence to the core

By Christina Blust | May 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from summer 2008 issue of HOPE. In many ways, Sister Rosemary Borntrager entered the Sisters of Providence community twice. Her first entrance into the novitiate was…

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It’s God’s project

By Diane Weidenbenner | January 13, 2008 |

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…

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Bold strokes

By Dave Cox | May 13, 2007 |

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…

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Nearing the realization of a dream

By Dave Cox | May 14, 2006 |

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…

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Miracle place: it’s more than just a name

By Rosie Blankenship | January 14, 2006 |

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…

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