Sister Inesita Vélez Négron entered religious life from San Miguel Arcángel parish in Utuado, Puerto Rico. The Sisters of Divine Providence are who most influence her decision to enter religious life. She says, "It was the joyful and committed testimony of life of the Sisters of Divine Providence who taught me at Colegio San Miguel, in Utuado, my hometown. The excellence of their work, their love, the sacrifices made while ministering in a poor country and the efforts to understand another culture and language caught my attention and deep admiration.
60 years in 2018
Sister Aracelia Cruz Serrano, formerly Sister Mary Edgar, entered religious life from her home parish of San Miguel Arcángel in Utuado, Puerto Rico. She says, "The example of my parents who were very religious people, the catechetical formation received from the Sisters of Divine Providence, a vocation group directed by a priest who gave us talks and much support and the invitations of friends who entered other religious communities (are what most influenced my decision to enter religious life).
Sister John Ann Mulhern entered religious life from St. Sylvester parish in Brentwood, PA. Her parents, who professed their faith through action, and the Sisters of Divine Providence, who taught her, are who most influenced her decision to enter religious life. She says, "My parents were actively involved in our parish's church life. Being one of the first students of St. Sylvester School, I was impressed with our Sisters, especially Sister Immaculate who taught me piano and Sister Charlotte my principal.
Sister Patricia Ann Rodemann, formerly Sister Louis Marie, entered religious life from her home parish of St. Stanislaus in Wardsville, MO. Of who most influenced her decision to enter religious life, Sister Patricia Ann says, "My parents and family members have strong beliefs in faith. I (also) give credit to the Sisters of Divine Providence, especially the late Sister Mary Ann Haug. Sister invited me to work with her in the classroom preparing bulletin boards and other little things on the weekends. The sisters expressed their love and gratitude through their lives and their work."
Sister Alice Marie Lyon, formerly Sister Clarice, entered religious life from St. Anthony parish in Cohasset, MA. She credits the Sisters of Divine Providence who taught her in school as who most influenced her decision to enter religious life. She says, "I remember wanting to be just like my teachers."
Sister Carol Kampert has been the health insurance coordinator for the Sisters of Divine Providence since 2002.