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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on DHS funding

By Sisters of Providence | December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leadership Team and Justice Promoter wanted to share this message from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR): Dear Friends, Congress must decide by Dec. 7, 2018, how to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the rest of fiscal year 2019. Right now is a critical time for people of faith and…

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Take the pledge to support asylum seekers

By Sisters of Providence | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leadership Team and many Sisters of Providence have joined more than 4,000 persons who have already pledged to support asylum seekers. Won’t you join us? We want to share with you this message from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR): The administration’s presidential proclamation and interim final rule which prevents immigrants who enter the U.S.…

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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on public charge comment deadline

By Sisters of Providence | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leadership Team and Justice Promoter wanted to share with you this updated message from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR): Dear Friends, If you haven’t already we hope you’ll make your own comment on the administration’s harmful Public Charge rule before the December 10 deadline. If you’ve already made your comment, can you…

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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on immigration

By Sisters of Providence | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

This attempt to target the most vulnerable within the immigrant community violates the tenets of our faith and threatens the values of our nation

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Leadership Team shares recent LCWR statement

By Sisters of Providence | August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Note: The Leadership Team for the Congregation wanted to share with you the following statement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). Statement on Sexual Abuse by Clergy The recent news detailing the extensive and sometimes brutal sexual abuse committed by Catholic priests in the United States has left us at the Leadership Conference…

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Congregation statement regarding Catechism revision

By Sisters of Providence | August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

We applaud the decision to change the text and will continue our mission of being God’s Providence in the world by committing ourselves to works of love, mercy and justice in service among God’s people

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The Providence Climate Agreement

By Sisters of Providence | July 31, 2018 | 4 Comments

We have a current total of 1,192,833 pounds of reduced pledged actions through our Providence Climate Agreement. We are 40 percent away from our goal of 2 million pounds of reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by June 2019! The Providence Climate Agreement was developed by the Climate Change Task Force in order to provide –…

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Leadership Team shares LCWR Statement

By Sisters of Providence | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘… we believe that all people are created in God’s image, all are worthy of respect, and all are entitled to the protection of their human rights and religious liberty.’

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‘We Are Still In’

By Jason Moon | June 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

On the third anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, along with close to 600 United States Catholic institutions have declared “We Are Still In,” regarding the Paris Climate Accord. The sisters and other religious Congregations of women and men, along with dioceses, health…

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Sisters offer reaction to college’s co-ed announcement

By Jason Moon | May 29, 2015 | 6 Comments

“This is a decision that is rooted for tomorrow.”

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