On August 2, 2019, the Sisters of Divine Providence presented the Ketteler Award for Social Justice to Sister Hilary Hooks, Sister Margaret Mertens, Sister Zita Telkamp, Sister Therese Cunningham, and Associate Marlene McClain.
La Posada Providencia (LPPshelter.org) received increased financial support through recent tweets from Chelsea Clinton and Chris Cuomo that encouraged donations for organizations helping the border situation.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Carol Tenerovich who departed this life on June 24, 2019.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Rosella Uding who departed this life on June 15, 2019.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Helen Plivelic who departed this life on May 31, 2019.
The award will be given annually to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of compassion and service of the Sisters of Divine Providence.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Marjorie Nickel who departed this life on May 24, 2019.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Antonia Cvetan who departed this life on May 22, 2019.
Judith Montgomery, associate and former member, passed away on May 15, 2019.
The award is given annually at La Roche College's spring Commencement.
"Each morning before I begin my day, I spend a few moments reflecting on the symbol that is uniquely ours as Sisters of Divine Providence," said Sister Zita Telkamp, who wears a silver necklace bearing this emblem as a sign of commitment to her religious community’s charisms.
We are happy to share our Winter 2019 newsletter. In this issue, Sisters Michele Bisbey and Mary Ellen Rufft provide insight into how they are affected by and processing the abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.
The new Executive Director at La Posada Providencia is quite familiar with the mission of the shelter: to welcome the stranger.
As we welcome spring, we are pleased to share with you this reflection written by Sister Michele Bisbey, CDP.
La Roche College is proud to announce that the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved its application to become La Roche University, effective immediately.
Sister Veronica Kim loves the La Roche College community so much that she refers to herself as the campus mom. But Kim admitted that she never would have imagined she would one day work in the education field in America.
On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the late evening hours Sister Maria Rosina Hafner died at Klinikum Wasserlos/ Aschaffenburg.
We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Jacqueline Meyer who departed this life on January 10, 2019.
Under the direction of high school English teacher Winifred Dick, Sacred Heart School students completed a research miniboat for launch in the Indian Ocean in February 2019.
As we celebrate the Advent and Christmas seasons, may these words be your inspiration and your encouragement.