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News

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

Sister Mary Jerome Roberts

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Mary Jerome Roberts who departed this life on April 29, 2015 in the seventy-third year of her religious life.

Awakened by the World

Sister Clara Kreis wrote an article after her visit to Cameroon last November that was posted on Global Sisters Report.

Sister Bernadette Chapin

Funeral arrangements for †Sister Bernadette Chapin are as follows:

Viewing in the Chapel at Providence House in Kingston on Sunday, October 19 from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with the Wake Service at 7:30 p.m. 

Mass of Resurrection on Monday, October 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Sister Constance Marie Waltman

Funeral arrangements for †Sister Constance Marie Waltman are as follows:

Viewing in the Community Room at Providence Heights on Friday, October 3 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, October 4 from Noon-3:30 p.m.

Wake Service in the Community Room on Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m.

Mass of Resurrection on Saturday, October 4 at 4 p.m. in the Mother of Divine Providence Chapel at Providence Heights. 

Sister Rita Bracht

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Rita Bracht, who departed this life on September 18, 2014 , in the sixty-ninth year of her religious life; age: 87 years, 10 months, 14 days.

… who sings praise, does not only praise, but also praises joyfully; who sings praise, not only sings, but also loves God … (St. Augustine) 

Sister Rita Bracht, who now most assuredly is singing with all the choirs of angels, exemplified this maxim of St. Augustine. 

Sister Roberta Grzelak

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved Sister Roberta Grzelak, who departed this life on September 15, 2014, in the fifty-sixth year of her religious life; age: 73 years, 1 months, 23 days.

“Seek first the Kingdom of God and God’s righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself.” [Matt. 6: 33-34]

St. Mary's Church, Madison, IL

St. Louis Jubilee Celebration

A Jubilee Celebration was held on June 28, 2014, at St. Mary's Church in Madison, Illinois, for all of our 2014 St. Louis Jubilarians.

Ketteler Day in St. Louis

St. Louis Sisters and Associates gathered on a very hot day in July to celebrate Ketteler Day on Sunday afternoon, July 13th.

Sister Marie Luraghi

Viewing in the Community Room at Providence Heights on Friday, June 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, June 21 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Wake Service in the Community Room on Friday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
Mass of Resurrection on Saturday, June 21 at 11 a.m. in the Mother of Divine Providence Chapel at Providence Heights. 

Sister Victorine Verosky

Viewing in the Community Room at Providence Heights on Tuesday, June 17 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. 
and on Wednesday, June 18 from Noon-3:30 p.m.
Wake Service in the Community Room on Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m.
Mass of Resurrection on Wednesday, June 18 at 4 p.m. in the Mother of Divine Providence Chapel at Providence Heights. 

Karen Snyder, Teresa Kinzer, and Erin Dowling Middleton

Sisters of Divine Providence Welcome Three New Associates

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Sisters and Associates gathered in the Mother of Divine Providence Chapel at Providence Heights to welcome three new Associates. The liturgy also included a commitment renewal for all other Associates who were present. 

Please join us in welcoming these three new Associates!

Sister Agnes Schmidt

Resurrection Service: Friday, May 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., St. Mary's Church, Alton, IL
Wake: Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Staten-Fine (220 Court, Alton, IL 62202). Rosary/service at 7:00 p.m.

Sacred Heart School’s International Flair

God works in inscrutable ways. As we, the Congregation of Divine Providence, define ourselves in ever deepening terms of internationality, the Sacred Heart School welcomed 27 internationals to its high school division this scholastic year 2013–2014. This exciting and challenging opportunity expanded our student body’s world-vision in countless ways. Teachers, too, were summarily surprised with the addition of each new culture, each new eager student replete with a different mother tongue, a different tradition, enrolling in our long-established New England school.

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