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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

This article is reprinted from The Catholic Spirit, newspaper of the Charleston, West Virginia diocese.  It is written by Joyce Bibey, and speaks about Sr. Carole Riley, CDP and her ministry at the West Virginia Institute for Spirituality. As she stands in the parlor of a retreat house which graces Virginia Street in Charleston, Sister Carole Riley bids farewell to folks she…

New Learnings and Experiences

New Learnings and Experiences

Sister Maria Fest, CDP, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of Divine Providence, writes about their upcoming congregational chapter and the 170th anniversary of their founding in this article.  We are preparing for our 24th Congregational (General) Chapter as well as celebrating the 170th Anniversary of our founding by Bishop Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler and Stephanie Fredericka Amalie de la Roche…

The Wonder of It All

The Wonder of It All

We just celebrated the feast of Epiphany…the revelation of Jesus, the Son of God, to the Gentiles.  This year, because of the way the days fell, Christmas, the feast of the Holy Family, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, and Epiphany were all squeezed together in a little over just one week!  We hardly had time to savor the…

A Workshop Offering

A Workshop Offering

I received a request from Sr. Nancy Sylvester, IHM, about this workshop that is being offered by the Institute for Communal Contemplation.  Your congregations may have received the same information, however I promised Nancy I would distribute the information here on the WPC blog.  It is a deeper “dive” into what Nancy presented to us at the last Providence Event. …

Two Anniversaries to Celebrate!

Two Anniversaries to Celebrate!

Sr. Yvette Demers, SP, Vice-postulator of the Emilie Tavernier Gamelin Cause write about the 170th Anniversary of the Death of Mother Emilie Tavernier Gamelin and the 20th anniversary of her beaitification 1851-2021.   “History tells us that at the end of August 1851, there were reports of an outbreak of cholera in Montreal. Even though this made it risky to undertake…

Genesis Spirituality Center Celebrates Anniversary

Genesis Spirituality Center Celebrates Anniversary

The Sisters of Providence in Holyoke, MA sponsor a retreat and spirituality center known as Genesis.  This summer they celebrated its 45th anniversary with approximately 400 people on zoom and 30 in person who heard a presentation by famous author, Sr. Joan Chittister,  OSB.   Friends of Genesis Spiritual Life Center celebrated its 45th Anniversary on July 18, 2021. While a…

Story Time

Story Time

On December 17 the gospel for the day tells the genealogy of Jesus…a long list of names going back 42 generations.  There were all kinds of characters along the way in Jesus’ family history, and some of them weren’t the best people.  Nonetheless, they were part of Jesus’ story.  And through him part of ours, too.   It seems that whenever…

Living for the Future

Living for the Future

The Sisters of Divine Providence from San Antonio, Texas have adopted the Laudato Si Resolution at their General Assembly.  Read here all the ways they hope to impact our environment and create a legacy for the future. The Sisters of Divine Providence gathered for their annual General Assembly, which serves as an opportunity for the Sisters to engage in community…

Sisters of Providence General Council Honored

Sisters of Providence General Council Honored

Imagine seeing yourself on a billboard!  That’s just what happened to the Leadership Team of the Sisters of Providence from St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN.  They received an alumni award from their college: the   “Aspire Higher Award.”   Congratulations Sisters! Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), a sponsored institution of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, annually presents its “Aspire Higher Award,” to…

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES WOMEN OF PROVIDENCE IN COLLABORATION (WPC)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES WOMEN OF PROVIDENCE IN COLLABORATION (WPC)

TITLE:  Executive Director                      FLSA:  Salaried LOCATION: TBD                                              DATE:  August  2021 I. POSITION SUMMARY: The Executive Director enables the mission of Women of Providence (WPC) in collaboration through administration of the organization and planning and preparation for its programs and projects. In conjunction with the Governing Board, she is responsible for representing the Women of Providence and leading the…

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