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Fall 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2019 Newsletter

As this newsletter comes to you, we are in the season of Fall, where the colors of the leaves are beautiful, striking, refreshing, and even exhilarating! The squirrels are scampering about, and creation becomes a treasure box for us to enjoy its gifts.

Associate Leadership Conference

Associate Leadership Conference

From Tuesday, September 17 through Friday, September 20, the Women of Providence in Collaboration held a conference for Associate Leaders of their various congregations.  The theme of the conference was:  Providence Spirituality and Contemplative Dialogue.  The presenter was Leslie Keener, CDP from the Melbourne, KY group.   Leslie used Scripture, reflection questions, and her own life stories to help the group…

Living the Legacy in a Global Modern Society: An Intercultural, Intergenerational Mission Experience

Living the Legacy in a Global Modern Society:   An Intercultural, Intergenerational Mission Experience

The Congregation of the Sisters of Divine Providence, in collaboration with La Roche University, has planned an experience entitled, Living the Legacy in a Global Modern Society: An Intercultural, Intergenerational Mission Experience. This experience will take place in Rome from June 10-21, 2019, at the site of La Roche University’s Study Abroad program, the Salvadorian Sisters’ property, Villa Maria. Pictured…

A Mosaic for Peace

A Mosaic for Peace

Over the weekend we had another shooting at a Jewish temple and several people were killed while others were injured.   While that horrible shooting was taking place, my own community of Sisters and Associates were writing letters to our senators and representatives in Congress about gun violence.  As we were gathered for this justice action and prayer, a person armed…

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

Today’s blog message comes from Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, a Sister of Providence from St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN.  She is the new board chair of the Women of Providence in Collaboration.  Just when it looked like spring and Easter were actually going to converge…Just when the tulips and red bud trees had convinced me that spring and Easter were actually going to…

WPC Elects New Leadership

WPC Elects New Leadership

The Women of Providence in Collaboration met for their annual board meeting on April 10-11, 2019 at the Genesis Spirituality and Life Center in Westfield, MA.   The following Sisters are the new officers for the Executive Committee of the Board: Front row sitting:  Kathleen Popko, SP–Vice-Chair,  Alice Marie Lyon, CDP-Treasurer Back row: standing:  Dawn Tomaszewski, SP–Chair, Barbara McMullen, CDP–Executive Director,…

WPC Board Meets

WPC Board Meets

Today the Women of Providence in Collaboration begin their annual Spring board meeting.  It is being held this year at Genesis Retreat and Spiritual Life Center in Holyoke, MA from April 10-11, 2019.   At this meeting the board members will hear reports from the Executive Director on all the events happening with and for the WPC.   They will discuss a…

Patron Saint of the Internet?

Patron Saint of the Internet?

Recently I learned that St. Isidore of Seville, bishop and doctor of the Church, was the patron saint of the Internet.  St. John Paul II made this declaration in 1997 over 1300 years after Isidore had died.  Apparently in the 600’s when St. Isidore of Seville lived, theology was mostly a monastic affair, due to the fact that many people…

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