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News

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

Providence Alive! Winter 2020

In this issue, we are challenged to leave our comfort zone and go to the peripheries—places where people are wounded, perhaps feeling that their lives have no meaning or value—to find abundant grace.

The Subtleties of Mentoring

USUALLY A 10 p.m. phone call signals a student canceling an appointment. As I answered the telephone, Molly said, “You’re the most spiritual person I know; could I be a nun?”

Sisters Make a Difference at the Southern Border

The sisters volunteered at Casa Alitas, a program of Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona that provides care, short-term shelter and help to reunite migrants with family members in the U.S.

Sister Maura Anne Dunn

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Maura Anne Dunn who departed this life on December 26, 2019.

New Year's Day Liturgy

The Sisters of Divine Providence invite you to join in our liturgies for Christmas and New Year's at Providence Heights.

New Year's Eve Liturgy

The Sisters of Divine Providence invite you to join in our liturgies for Christmas and New Year's at Providence Heights.

Christmas Day Liturgy

The Sisters of Divine Providence invite you to join in our liturgies for Christmas and New Year's at Providence Heights.

Christmas Eve Liturgy

The Sisters of Divine Providence invite you to join in our liturgies for Christmas and New Year's at Providence Heights.

Global desserts unite community

Assistant Director of International Student Services Sister Veronica Kim hosted an event where students treated the La Roche community to desserts from around the world.

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.

To Light Through Love

As we celebrate the Advent and Christmas seasons, may these words be your inspiration and your encouragement.

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.

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