Social Justice

Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation

The Sisters of Providence in Kingston, Ontario, Canada share with us a story about their desire for Truth and Reconciliation.  Sister Una Byrne writes about what they did on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honor their indigenous brothers and sisters.   On September 30, the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we chose to bring into…

Bridges of Hope

Bridges of Hope

A Sister of Divine Providence, originally from Peru, now a member of the Marie de la Roche province in Allison Park, Pa has begun a new ministry to the poor.  Just another witness of consecrated life in action! Bridges of Providence, a ministry developed to financially support entrepreneurship projects of poor women in underdeveloped countries, was realized in 2021.  Sponsored…

White Violet Center Festivities

White Violet Center Festivities

The Sisters of Providence from St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN sponsor the White Violet Center located on their beautiful campus.  Though this article relates what the Center did for Earth Day, they are constantly providing resources for ecology and justice.  Kudos to them for their ministry! “When the staff and interns of the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a sponsored ministry of…

Letter to the Bishops on Migration

Letter to the Bishops on Migration

Below is a letter to the U.S. Bishops on Migration that I signed on in the name of the Women of Providence in Collaboration.  Many faith groups, Religious Congregations, and Federations have also signed this document.  If we had people in the U.S. and Mexico we were asked to sign on.  It is in keeping with our WPC mission statement.…

WPC Supports Voting Rights Statement

WPC Supports Voting Rights Statement

The Women of Providence in Collaboration support the joint statement by LCWR and the National Black Sisters Conference in support of voting rights.   Please see the statement below:  LCWR has endorsed the national John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Action Day (May 8) and is releasing this joint statement with the National Black Sisters Conference on the critical importance of ensuring that all…

Speaking Out for Justice

Speaking Out for Justice

The Women of Providence in Collaboration join with LCWR and the National Black Sisters’ Conference in their joint statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. April 22, 2021 The following is a joint statement issued by The National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in response to the…

Environmental Issues

Environmental Issues

The Sisters of Divine Providence in the Marie de la Roche province have a Justice Committee called “The Ketteler Legacy for Justice Committee.”  This is an ongoing working committee of the province and most recently has expanded its membership to include representatives from the entire international congregation.  Their program that addresses the plight of millions of our brothers and sisters…

Repair Our Democracy

Repair Our Democracy

The following statement comes from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious regarding the events at the Capitol building yesterday, Jan. 6.  The Women of Providence in Collaboration join other religious Sisters and organizations across the world in this statement.   “The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence and lawlessness…

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