Social Justice

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Voting Rights

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Voting Rights

The Sisters  of Providence in Holyoke, MA are marking the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote. Recently, archivists for women religious around the nation exchanged information on the impact of the vote as indicated by documentation in their archives. In some Congregations, there was no documentation about Sisters voting or interest…

Sisters in Border Ministry Honored

Sisters in Border Ministry Honored

At a special awards ceremony and reception on August 2, Sisters Hilary Hooks, CDP; Margaret Mertens, CDP; Zita Telkamp, CDP; Therese Cunningham, SHSp; and Associate Marlene McClain were presented the 2019 Ketteler Award for Social Justice for their faithful dedication to the clients of La Posada Providencia. Located in San Benito, Texas, La Posada is a ministry for people in…

Prayers for Chile and Haiti

Prayers for Chile and Haiti

Following the recent events that occurred in Chile and Haiti, the Sisters of Providence from Montreal would like to share with the WPC family the letters sent by the Provincial Superiors of Bernarda Morin Province and Émilie-Gamelin Province concerning the violent outbreaks in both countries. United in prayer for peace, asking that the voice of the poor may be heard,…

Labor Day Thoughts

Labor Day Thoughts

At the beginning of the last century, Americans came together through protests, strikes, and union negotiations to fight for the dignity and justice in the workplace.  Women and men marched and raised their voices for a 40-hour work week, weekends, and workplace safety laws.  It is through their courage and determination that today we enjoy many protections that are often…

Calling for an End to Gun Violence

Calling for an End to Gun Violence

The Women of Providence in Collaboration join our voices with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and a host of other religious organizations calling for an end to gun violence.   As we know there are too many lives being lost to gun violence and mass shootings.  In the United States alone there have been 255 mass shootings just this year,…

A Peruvian Mother’s Story

A Peruvian Mother’s Story

La Posada Providencia is a refugee house in San Benito, Texas sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence from Allison Park, PA.  It has seen an influx of immigrants even before all the public attention began with the border crisis.  Just recently La Posada welcomed a mother from Peru who was pregnant, took care of her and her baby, as…

Conditions at the Border

Conditions at the Border

Every day we hear more about the terrible conditions facing children as well as women and men in detention centers along our southern border.  It seems the situation is simply unconscionable.  Many of my friends tell me they feel overwhelmed and paralyzed by those images of children in filthy and overcrowded conditions.  Let’s face it, these conditions do not even…

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