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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…

Earth as a Living Organism

Earth as a Living Organism

The Sisters of Divine Providence in San Antonio, Texas are committed as a congregation to the restoration, preservation, and survival of the Earth.  In this article see what they are doing to fulfill that sacred trust. “On April 22, 2021, Earth Day was celebrated around the world, and the CDPs participated by spreading awareness throughout the community. CDP Sisters were…

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,…

Every Beginning Is Difficult

Every Beginning Is Difficult

Sr. Marie Emeline Ezami Atangana, SP, shares with us her learnings from her ministries, especially that of Vocation Ministry.  Her use of Scripture in doing so challenges us to ask ourselves:  How do we truly encounter the other? “Every beginning is difficult. The story of the miraculous catch of fish in the Gospel of St. Luke (5:4-5) has profound implications…

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 …

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Tomorrow we celebrate Independence Day.  It is typically a day in which we celebrate freedom, and those who have over the years fought for us to have that very freedom in our country.  When the founders of our nation came together to establish independence in the colonies from Britain’s control, they believed that the providence of God was fully at…

History of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

History of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

In 1887 there was a terrible railway accident and the Archbishop of Kingston, Ontario asked the Sisters of Providence to found a hospital in Brockville.  Responding to the need, the Sisters, of course, said yes.  With little resources to start with, the Sisters “grew” the hospital, opened a school for nurses, and joined the Continuing Care Centre.  For 119 years…

I Love You Kiddo

I Love You Kiddo

It’s Father’s Day weekend, so I thought I would share something I wrote about my Dad and maybe it will resonate with you in some ways too. Some people have a hard time with the image of God as Father.  They tell me it depends on what your image of your own father is…maybe the type of family life you…

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