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Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Four

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Four

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part  Four: Interdependent. ” We recognize that God created us to be in a relationship.  The Trinity, Father, Son, and Spirit, or said another way, Creator, Redeemer, Sanctifier is the perfect…

Bearers of the Providence Flame – Part Three

Bearers of the Providence Flame – Part Three

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part Three: Intergenerational. “As Sisters of Providence, we are well aware that our community is blessed to be intergenerational as well as international and intercultural.  We have sisters who are centenarians,…

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Two

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Two

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part Two: Intercultural. “In the 1992 resolution, the term ‘multicultural congregation’ was used.  The resolution called the community to conduct a theological and practical reflection process on the international and multicultural…

Bearers of the Providence Flame

Bearers of the Providence Flame

In May the Sisters of Providence from Montreal and their four provinces had their first international virtual experience with their Providence Associates.  The complete theme of this gathering was:  “Bearers of the Providence Flame in our International, Intercultural, Intergenerational and Interdependent World.”  At that meeting Sr. Karin Dufault, the Congregational Leader, gave a presentation on the history of the four …

Living Providence in an Ecological and Contemplative Way: Part 1

Living Providence in an Ecological and Contemplative Way: Part 1

Ruth McGoldrick, SP, a Sister of Providence from Holyoke, MA and also co-founder of the Women of Providence in Collaboration, has generously shared with me a presentation she did for their Associates.  I intend to share that with all of you in parts or sections in this blog.  So here is Part One. Introduction                   Though…

Associates Take Center Stage

Associates Take Center Stage

Most of the time the stories on the WPC website revolve around the Sisters. This one though is about Associates from the Holyoke, MA area and the new leadership taking place among them.    Prior to the annual Missioning Day ceremony on September 27, 2020, there was a special ritual to recognize the change in leadership for the Sisters of…

Associate Leadership Conference

Associate Leadership Conference

From Tuesday, September 17 through Friday, September 20, the Women of Providence in Collaboration held a conference for Associate Leaders of their various congregations.  The theme of the conference was:  Providence Spirituality and Contemplative Dialogue.  The presenter was Leslie Keener, CDP from the Melbourne, KY group.   Leslie used Scripture, reflection questions, and her own life stories to help the group…

Embrace Vulnerability

Embrace Vulnerability

In her presentation at the annual LCWR assembly, Sr. Pat Murray, IBVM gave six images for leadership in a global world.  I have written about the first two of them.  This one is the third:  Embrace Vulnerability.  She was speaking about religious life and our institutions and how we are experiencing a greater fragility and vulnerability.  She said:  “In a…

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