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Becoming an Oblate Sister of Providence

July 6, 2020

Sister Marcia Hall talks about the surprising call to religious life as an Oblate Sister of Providence.

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Oblate Sisters of Providence

Trip Date: May 1, 2014

Catch all the action from our trip to the Oblate Sisters in Baltimore, Maryland—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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AS156 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Oblate Sisters of Providence, in Baltimore, Maryland

Podcast Recorded: May 1, 2014

AS156 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 1, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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The nuns address spatial racism

Blog Published: March 11, 2013

I spent part of the weekend at our IHM Motherhouse for a webinar symposium on Spatial Racism. I was grateful for the opportunity to learn more about spatial racism as I had little familiarity with it. The symposium was offered through the "Undoing Racisim" committee ...

NUNDAY Sister Josella de los Rios, OSP

Blog Published: March 2, 2009

Today’s Nunday photo comes from the Oblate Sisters of Providence of Baltimore, Maryland.

NUNDAY Sister Marcia Hall, OSP

Blog Published: November 17, 2008

Nunday is here! And we’ve got some cool stuff today. The Oblate Sisters of Providence are featured in the December 2008 issue of Ebony magazine! RUN, don’t walk, to your nearest convenience store and pick up a copy! The story and photos are fabulous.

Abandonment to Divine Providence

Blog Published: November 13, 2008

Providentia providebit. Providence provides. I learned the phrase from the Oblate Sisters of Providence when I first met them over 10 years ago. As I’ve gotten to know them through the years, heard their stories, worked side by side with them, and listened to how Providence is alive in their lives and congregation, my own spirituality and indeed how I see my IHM life and tradition has grown, helping me to see that Providence pervades my whole life.

NUNDAY IHM Founders Day

Blog Published: November 10, 2008

Today is November 10, 2008, the 163rd anniversary of the founding of the IHM Congregations — Monroe IHMs from Monroe, Michigan (my community); Scranton IHMs; and Immaculata IHMs (both of Pennsylvania). Our congregations were begun by Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin and Father Louis Florent Gillet, CSsR (Redemptorist priest).