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New Ministry Welcomes the Stranger

New Ministry Welcomes the Stranger

The Sisters of Divine Providence, in Allison Park, PA, began a Refugee Assistance project in earnest in September 2018, as they welcomed asylum-seeking refugees from La Posada Providencia—their sponsored ministry located in San Benito, Texas—to Pittsburgh.  The  refugee families—mostly mothers with young children, originally from Central America and Africa—live in a fully furnished, equipped and family-friendly six-bedroom house donated to…

Lent…a Growing Season

Lent…a Growing Season

Lent is upon us once again.  We often think of it as a penitential season.  But perhaps we might consider it a growing season.  Lent is a journey, a process of growth, a time of entering into sacred inner space where we might assess the heights to which we’ve climbed, the risks we’ve taken, the shortcomings we’ve known.   It is…

Lent Is Coming

Lent Is Coming

Be sure to look in the SHOP on this website for the new WPC Lenten Prayer Services.   These are free downloadable prayer services beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing, one per week, throughout the six weeks of Lent. These prayer services use excerpts from the WPC latest publication:  Providence and Peace: Connecting and Co-Creating for Justice as readings.  Responses and…

New Book Reveals Women’s Influence on Society, Cites Six Sisters of Providence

New Book Reveals Women’s Influence on Society, Cites Six Sisters of Providence

The Republican premiered its newest heritage book “The Power of Women” at a festive book launch held October 18 at the Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA. Edited by regional historians Wayne Phaneuf and Joseph Carvalho III, the book showcases over 1,000 women the two regard as standouts from among the legions of women who helped shape the region’s society since the…

Remembering for Peace…One More Time

Remembering for Peace…One More Time

PeaceQuest wound up its formal events on November 11 with our third sold-out Remembrance Day concert at The Isabel. It was an afternoon of song and celebration.  (PeaceQuest was a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent De Paul in Kingston, Ontario, Canada). The previous day we assembled 150 people at City Hall’s Memorial Room for a conference…

Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service

Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service

In the late 1970’s, after Vatican Council II, religious orders were asked to identify their founding charism, their special gift in the Church. After a long process and many workshops, we articulated our special charism as “Serving with Compassion, Trusting in Providence, We Walk in Hope”. Notice this is not a mission or a vision or a values statement but…

Community Wellness Room Dedicated

Community Wellness Room Dedicated

Providence Place, an independent living community for active seniors, dedicated its new Sister Joan Mullen, SP, Community Wellness Room on October 26. Executive Director Richard Pelland opened the program saying, “There are people in our lives we can’t forget. Sister Joan Mullen is one of those people.” He went on to recount her contributions as chair of the construction committees…

Refugee House in San Benito, TX

Refugee House in San Benito, TX

The Sisters of Divine Providence sponsor La Posada Providencia, in San Benito,Texas.  It is a house for those seeking asylum in our country.  The clients come from many different countries and usually are fleeing from internal country wars, oppression, poverty, gangs, and looking for a better and safer life for themselves and their children.  When they come to La Posada…

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