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Directions and decisions: How do general chapters affect sisters’ lives?

Blog Published: June 30, 2020

General Chapters create a process for conversation, listening, growing, and deepening in the ways religious women live vowed life. Chapter Directives no longer focus on the nitty-gritty of daily life but call each sister to respond to the voice of God in prayer.

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Sister Elyse Ramirez, OP

May 20, 2020

To be honest I did not consider being a sister until I fell in love with one of the greatest guys God ever created and we began making plans for a life together.

Sister Elyse Ramirez, OP

Lent: an invitation to be present and distant

Blog Published: March 25, 2020

A wise woman once told me that life is mostly about showing up. “Be present to yourself, to others, and to God” was her advice for a meaningful life.

Lent: an invitation to be present and distant

Lent - the space between chaos and calm

Blog Published: February 26, 2020

Lent. Are you ready?  Engaging in the season of Lent is much like cleaning your room. It’s a sacred time to unclutter your personal and spiritual life and find a sense of balance.

The space between chaos and calm

Preparation and details, prayer and presence: Sisters are never alone at death

Blog Published: December 11, 2019

Ice cream at a funeral? Funeral customs around the world have many common elements, but each culture and each religious congregation puts its unique stamp on the rituals around death and dying. 


Sisters believe in the power of prayer and the impact it has on their daily experiences

Blog Published: November 12, 2019

No matter what ministry a sister is involved in--retreat direction, political activism, teaching, catechesis, public speaking, or eco-spirituality, her prayer life is very intertwined in the daily experiences. 

Sister Teresa Joseph FMA

Sister Sara Fairbanks, O.P.

October 15, 2019

"One of the first things I did when I went away to college was to quit going to church."

Sister-Sara-Fairbanks, O.P.

Discovering My Devotion to Mary!

Blog Published: May 29, 2019

Our guest blogger, Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, writes about discernment and being a novice with the Congregation of Divine Providence in San Antonio, Texas.


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