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News

Here you will find a collection of news articles that were posted to our website from 2013 to present.

Festival of Lights

La Roche College, the Sisters of Divine Providence and Providence Heights Alpha School will host their annual Festival of Lights holiday event.

A World War II nurse who became a nun is honored on Veterans Day

Before the politicians arrived, before residence hall volunteers passed around the red, white and blue Jell-O parfaits, and before dozens of nuns filled the convent meeting room with verses of “America the Beautiful,” Sister Melanie Kambic looked around and saw “a lot of to do about nothing.”

Life satisfaction survey is producing welcome results for sisters

Generously funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (which also funds Global Sisters Report) and supported through Duquesne University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this assessment tool is an agent and monitor of change, progress and growth, in general life satisfaction and in five key areas of religious life: congregational character, individual well-being, membership viability, holistic growth and commitment, and interrelationships.

Sister of Divine Providence to receive military honor

According to the National World War II Museum, nearly 350,000 American women served in uniform, both at home and abroad, during World War II. For these women, it was a significant opportunity to help the war effort and make a difference. A local woman took part in this chapter of U.S. history. Sister Melanie Kambic, CDP, 98, served in the Army Nurse Corps during WWII.

National Vocation Awareness Week

 

National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to ordained ministry and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. 

Sister Tania Santander Atauchi

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Tania Santander Atauchi who departed this life on September 26, 2019.

Providence Alive! Fall 2019

We are happy to share our Fall 2019 newsletter. This issue aims to foster a greater understanding of the value of a comforting presence, a caring touch. It can heal the heart, creating space within for the visible proof of God’s Providence. Also included is the 2019 La Roche University Woman of Providence and the 2019 Ketteler Award for Social Justice.

Sister Danella Hyland

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Danella Hyland who departed this life on August 29, 2019.

Woman's Kindness Saves Soggy Shopping Trip

On a Thursday morning in June, I prepared to go grocery shopping at the neighborhood Giant Eagle. We had rainstorms on and off during the week, and the forecast for that day was for another afternoon storm.

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