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A Ministry of Presence

A Ministry of Presence

During these days of lockdown our presence to others is a real gift.  This article shows that the telephone is playing a key role for the people on the reservation as Sr. Marie Rose listens to and walks with them the sacred journey of life. In a way, when Sr. Marie Rose Messingschlager, CDP moved last year to the Gallup,…

Showing God’s Providential Care to Elderly and Disabled Residents

Showing God’s Providential Care to Elderly and Disabled Residents

The Sisters of Divine Providence from Melbourne, Kentucky, through Sr. Lucy Zientek, shared this story of how they responded to the pandemic.    Sr. Francis Margaret Maag, CDP has served in various parish positions (teacher, principal, and director of religious education) during the course of her religious life. But in 2014, her discernment told her that it was time to…

Volunteer at Work–Making a Difference

Volunteer at Work–Making a Difference

Sr. Alice Gerdeman, CDP is a former board member of the Women of Providence in Collaboration.  She completed her term of leadership and her board service as well this past spring.  Not letting any grass grow under her feet, Sr. Alice decided to volunteer at another CDP congregation’s ministry—La Posada Providencia.   Following is the article they wrote upon her departure…

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…

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…

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…

Sr. Mansueta Martineau, CDP, Celebrates 105 Years

Sr. Mansueta Martineau, CDP, Celebrates 105 Years

In 1914, Charlie Chaplin made his silver-screen debut; the cornerstone of the Lincoln Memorial was laid in Washington, DC; a political assassination sparked the First World War, and Sister Mansueta Martineau was born in Piercefield, New York on March 3. Pictured above: Sr. Mansueta with Sr. Alice Gerdeman, Provincial Sister says, “When I was about seven, my dad lost his…

Sisters Elect New Provincial at Chapter

Sisters Elect New Provincial at Chapter

The Sisters of Divine Providence in Melbourne, Kentucky had many important decisions to make this past spring.  April 25-27 marked the Chapter of Elections, when delegates  elected a new provincial, Sr. Barbara Rohe. The provincial will help determine the number of councilors who will serve on a leadership team for the next five years. Sisters reflected on and discussed the…

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