Providence

The Long Extended Note

The Long Extended Note

This is the last of the six images used by Sr. Pat Murray at the annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) this past August.  Image six is:  Listen for the Long Note. Sister Pat recalled a seminar on leadership in which she participated some years ago.  At the end of one session, a fiddler played a…

Connections

Connections

This is a continuation of Sr. Pat Murray’s talk at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) last August.  Her fifth point is:  Engage in web-watching and web-weaving. Sr. Pat referenced the Mennonite theologian and peace activist, John Paul Lederach, who used the term “moral imagination” to describe something “which calls people beyond what is immediately apparent and visible.”  Lederach…

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…

Sister Rosa Nguyen Talks about Religious Life

Sister Rosa Nguyen Talks about Religious Life

Sister Rosa Nguyen is a Sister of Providence from Mother Joseph Province in Seattle, WA.  She ministers at Providence High School in Burbank, California.  She has ministered there for more than four years but she is the only remaining Sister of Providence working there today.   She grew up in a Catholic family in Viet Nam and entered the Sisters of…

Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service

Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service

In the late 1970’s, after Vatican Council II, religious orders were asked to identify their founding charism, their special gift in the Church. After a long process and many workshops, we articulated our special charism as “Serving with Compassion, Trusting in Providence, We Walk in Hope”. Notice this is not a mission or a vision or a values statement but…

Paying Providence Forward

Paying Providence Forward

Several years ago, a request came from the Leader-ship Conference of Women Religious for communities to help Sisters from developing countries to obtain higher education. The Congregation of Divine Providence (CDP) is blessed to be in a position to contribute to this effort by hosting Sisters from Vietnam, Tanzania, and Uganda. The CDP has also hosted Sisters from around the…

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