Providence

Reflecting on Vulnerability in the Pandemic

Reflecting on Vulnerability in the Pandemic

“Have faith and trust in Divine Providence; whatever happens, happens, we have God and with God we have everything”.     Mother Bernarda Morin, 1921.  This post comes from a pre-novice with the Sisters of Providence from the Emilie Gamelin group.  I thought it had some good words to reflect upon during this pandemic time.   Fabiola Reyes, SP wrote this reflection…

Cemetery Graces and Surprises

Cemetery Graces and Surprises

It’s not often that I visit a cemetery.  I’ve never really been the kind of person that goes there after the funeral and burial are over, because after all, the person isn’t really there.  Physical remains, yes, but their spirit is enjoying the face of our Provident God.  Why write about this?  Because going to the cemetery was both a…

The Duty of the Moment

The Duty of the Moment

In these more recent days I have found myself remembering a couple of lines from a Thomas Merton prayer:  “Lord I have no idea where I am going.  I do not see the road ahead of me.”  It seems at times like my own days are sometimes a blur, defined by sadness and loss of dear friends since the beginning…

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…

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…

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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