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Sister Frances Lorene and the West Africa Teaching Ministry

Sister Frances Lorene and the West Africa Teaching Ministry

Blessed John Martin Moye, the founder of the Sisters of Divine Providence, saw needs being neglected, especially in the exclusion of the poor girls from the educational system of his time and place. From the beginning, this story has inspired the Sisters of the Congregation of Divine Providence to be involved with many different ministries throughout the United States and…

Providence Food Pantry Celebrates 25 Years

Providence Food Pantry Celebrates 25 Years

On September 22, Providence Food Pantry, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, celebrated 25 years of loving service to residents in the West Terre Haute area. Persons of all faith traditions visited the pantry during an open house, enjoying treats, soda and chances to enter several raffles. During the celebration, Pantry Director Sister Joseph Fillenwarth…

Madagascar Connection

Madagascar Connection

The Sisters of the American Province from Melbourne, Kentucky have always felt a kind of special connection with their Sisters from the Province of Madagascar—and the slow but sure penetration of the internet throughout that country has created new opportunities for the two groups to deepen their bonds of relationship with each other. Sisters are now connecting more and more…

Prayers for Chile and Haiti

Prayers for Chile and Haiti

Following the recent events that occurred in Chile and Haiti, the Sisters of Providence from Montreal would like to share with the WPC family the letters sent by the Provincial Superiors of Bernarda Morin Province and Émilie-Gamelin Province concerning the violent outbreaks in both countries. United in prayer for peace, asking that the voice of the poor may be heard,…

Butterflies for Immigrant Children

Butterflies for Immigrant Children

October 28 was National Immigrants Day.   The Sisters of Providence from St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN posted the following article which I think bears sharing with all Women of Providence website followers: “On this National Immigrants Day, I ask myself what if Mother Theodore Guerin and her companions, unable to speak English, had been deported back to France in 1840 when they arrived…

The Long Extended Note

The Long Extended Note

This is the last of the six images used by Sr. Pat Murray at the annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) this past August.  Image six is:  Listen for the Long Note. Sister Pat recalled a seminar on leadership in which she participated some years ago.  At the end of one session, a fiddler played a…

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2019 Newsletter

As this newsletter comes to you, we are in the season of Fall, where the colors of the leaves are beautiful, striking, refreshing, and even exhilarating! The squirrels are scampering about, and creation becomes a treasure box for us to enjoy its gifts.

Connections

Connections

This is a continuation of Sr. Pat Murray’s talk at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) last August.  Her fifth point is:  Engage in web-watching and web-weaving. Sr. Pat referenced the Mennonite theologian and peace activist, John Paul Lederach, who used the term “moral imagination” to describe something “which calls people beyond what is immediately apparent and visible.”  Lederach…

Wonder and Awe

Wonder and Awe

It’s not often that one has an evening of complete wonder and awe.  Yet, a group of friends and I had just that on the afternoon and evening of September 29th.  We were at Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis for the final concert of the St. Louis Jesuits.   I heard it was sold out in record time and so…

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