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Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

This past week on Wednesday, July 1,  the Scripture reading for daily Mass was from the prophet Amos.  The first lines caught my attention.  “Seek good and not evil, that you may live; then truly will the Lord God of hosts be with you as you claim!  Hate evil and love good, and let justice prevail.”   It seemed to speak…

Love, Mercy and Justice in the Time of Covid-19

Love, Mercy and Justice in the Time of Covid-19

For an apostolic congregation, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary- of- the- Woods,  sharing “love, mercy and justice among God’s people” can be challenging during this time of social distancing. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin once advised her sisters to rely on “Providence, that so far has never failed us.” The SPs are heeding this advice as they become more…

How Our Lives Are Changing

How Our Lives Are Changing

Sister of Providence, Anne Hemstock, tells us how the lives of her Sisters have changed due to Covid-19.  She writes:   “Wash your hands,”, “stay home,” “social distancing,” “stay apart while staying connected,” are all themes repeated over and over everywhere. “Unfortunately, Anawim Place a small food bank operated by the Sisters in downtown Edmonton has had to close until further…

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

The Sisters of Providence from Kingston, Ontario have had experience with pandemics.  This article chronicles their living through the Influenza Pandemic in 1918.   “The Fall of 1918 was a tumultuous time around the world, in Ontario and for the Sisters of Providence. The First World War wasn’t over yet, but soldiers were starting to arrive home from Europe bringing with…

Providence Sisters Under 55 Gather via ZOOM

Providence Sisters Under 55 Gather via ZOOM

The following post is one that came from Sisters Karina Conrad, CDP and Dina Bato, SP who spearheaded the Providence Gathering of Sisters Under 55.  I’m grateful they were willing to share with all of us the results of their gathering. “The Women of Providence in Collaboration event had been scheduled for June 12-14, with an opportunity for Sisters under…

Creative Responses to Covid-19

Creative Responses to Covid-19

Providence Food Pantry, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence that serves about 4,000 individuals in West Terre Haute annually, has remained open and sisters and volunteers are taking precautions to protect against the virus. Sister Barbara Battista, a physician assistant and Congregation Justice coordinator, has worked with departments and the General Council to keep the Covid-19 web page updated,…

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…

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