From Small Town to International Spiritual Leader: An unexpected life journey

No one expected the athletic schoolgirl from Yakima, Washington, to become an international leader — especially not after she took vows as a Catholic sister. And yet, 60 years later, Sister Karin Dufault now leads the worldwide Sisters of Providence community as congregational leader from the organization’s International Center in Montreal, Quebec. And, she believes […]

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Providence Spirituality

Sunday Reflection February 28, 2021 The Gospel According to St Mark 9, 2-10 Reflection: We are very familiar with the story of the Transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain in the presence of the three disciples. In the three synoptic gospels, the Transfiguration comes after the first prediction of the passion. And in Mark’s version […]

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Earth Committee moves toward ecological conversion

Care of the Earth is nothing new to the Sisters of Providence. It is part of the Constitutions and Rules of the congregation – number 28, to be precise: “…Recognizing that we humans are a part of the whole created universe, we accept the challenge to promote an integral ecology. (Pope Francis) As we foster […]

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Providence in Prayer for Peace

As a sign of our commitment to make God’s Providence more visible in our world, the Executive Committee of the Women of Providence in Collaboration (WPC)  invites all members of the Women of Providence in Collaboration community to join in a day of fast and prayer on January 20, 2021, the U.S. Inauguration Day. The […]

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Feast of Our Mother of Sorrows – September 15

“I reflected on the sacrifices which Providence has arranged for me in the different states of my life, above all the death of my husband which caused me to renounce the world. And under the direction of M. St. Pierre, priest of the seminary, he led me as if by the hand to work for […]

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