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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. 

Sister-Jantana-Wongsankakorn-OSU

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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