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Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province, Response to Racial Injustices

Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province, Response to Racial Injustices

The Sisters of Providence from Seattle, WA sent this statement on racial injustice and I want to share it with all of you. “We are heartbroken by the recent senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other black lives taken by policing gone wrong and other racial violence.  We also acknowledge the unimaginable pain of all…

Responding to the Needs of the Day in the Pandemic

Responding to the Needs of the Day in the Pandemic

For our latest Collaboration issue we asked congregations to tell us how they are coping with the pandemic.  The following article is excerpted from the submission from the Sisters of Providence in Mother Joseph province in Seattle, WA.   For the 105 Sisters of Providence in Mother Joseph Province, the coronavirus pandemic has given the sisters an imposed contemplative period, become…

New Leadership Team begins term at Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province

New Leadership Team begins term at Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province

Four Sisters of Providence began a five-year term of leadership and service for Mother Joseph Province on Jan. 1, 2020: Sister Barbara Schamber, provincial leader, and Sisters Jacqueline Fernandes, Karen Hawkins and Margarita Hernandez as provincial councilors. In addition, two laypeople have been appointed to serve on the Leadership Team: David Neisius, provincial treasurer and Elinor Alexander, provincial secretary. The…

Sister Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo professes first vows as a Sister of Providence

Sister Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo professes first vows as a Sister of Providence

Sister Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo of Cameroon made first profession of vows as a Sister of Providence in a multicultural liturgy on Nov. 23, in the chapel at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle. The ceremony was attended by guests from the West Coast, Canada, El Salvador, the Philippines, Chile, France and Cameroon. Those from Cameroon who couldn’t attend in person celebrated virtually via…

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,…

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…

Sister Rita Ferschweiler Celebrates Her 100th birthday

Sister Rita Ferschweiler Celebrates Her 100th birthday

Sister Rita Ferschweiler, the last Sister of Providence to serve as a hospital administrator in Portland, Oregon, celebrated her 100th birthday at a liturgy and luncheon in Seattle on March 16.  This year she also marks her 75th year of religious life. Sister is pictured on the right. Celebrant for the Mass was Rev. James Eblen;  Father William Treacy and…

Sister Leaves Hispanic Ministry, Returns to Chile: Three years as a missionary and evangelist stretched into 26

Sister Leaves Hispanic Ministry, Returns to Chile: Three years as a missionary and evangelist stretched into 26

Sister Silvia Troncoso (Sister Maria Silvia de Jesus) came to Washington State’s Yakima Valley from Bernarda Morin Province in Chile in 1992 as a missionary. Today, she is 86 years old, has been a Sister of Providence for 68 years, and has now returned to Chile. Pictured above: Sister Silvia Troncoso is surrounded by some of the Hispanic youth who…

IMMIGRATION, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY

IMMIGRATION, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY

Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province – We, the Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province, continue to advocate for immigration reform and support those who are doing direct service, We work for an end to human trafficking through advocacy and support for those directly involved in offering services, as well as participate in a monthly vigil to end human trafficking;…

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