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Internal Ministries

While our community exists for mission and apostolic service, some Sisters have part-time or full-time ministerial roles within the community to keep our organization running smoothly and effectively.

Ways to Give

Thank you for partnering with the Sisters of Divine Providence in making God’s Providence more visible in our world. We invite you to choose the gift option that works best for you. Please consult your financial advisor to determine your gift plan.

To make a gift online, use this donation form.

Mail checks or money orders to:

Sisters of Divine Providence
Mission Advancement
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Allison Park, PA 15101

Memorials and Tributes

Memorials and tribute gifts afford an opportunity to invest in the future of the good works of the Sisters of Divine Providence while honoring or remembering a loved one.

Mary Jane Beatty, CDP

Sister Mary Jane Beatty is a marriage and family therapist at Anchorpoint Counseling, and has worked in the field for more than twenty years.

Charlotte Tolliver, CDP

Sister Charlotte Tolliver is a potter skilled in wheel-thrown and hand-built vessels.

She has been commissioned to do liturgical vessels for churches and retreat centers throughout the country. In Pittsburgh, her pieces can be purchased at Kearns Spirituality Center. Her studio is on the property of Providence Villa.

Marie Luraghi, CDP

Born: March 27, 1926
Hometown: Beaver Falls, PA
Entered Religious Life: September 5, 1943

Sister Marie grew up in a large family. She was good friends with Sister Mary Weatherly, who entered the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1942.

Sister Marie received her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University in 1959 and a masters in reading from Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1969. She was a reading specialist for many years, teaching at the elementary level.

Florita Rodman, CDP, to Receive Cheverus Award

We are happy to announce that Sister Florita Rodman will be one of the recipients of the Cheverus Award from the Archdiocese of Boston at a Vesper Service on November 24, the feast of Christ the King.

Rosaria Bednar, CDP

We commend to your charity the soul of our beloved
Sister Rosaria Bednar
who departed this life on March 10, 2014
in the eighty-second year of her religious life
Age: 98 years, 9 months, 27 days
Resurrection Service: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Visit Sister Rosaria Bendar's In Memory page

The following profile information was posted in the Meet Us section of the site before Sister Rosaria's death.

Former Sponsored Ministries

Since our congregation's arrival in the United States in 1876, we have sponsored both elementary and secondary schools, hospitals and nursing schools, and day care facilities in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., St. Louis, Mo., and Kingston, Mass.

If you have a question about a particular former ministry, email our Provincial Archivist at archives@cdpsisters.org.


Divine Providence Academy, East Liberty, Pa.
opened 1905; moved to Fox Chapel, Pa., in 1964; closed 1984

Vocations Welcome

God asks for your whole life. Does the God who loves you call you to more?

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Life As a Sister

A Sister of Divine Providence is grounded in Ministry, Community and Prayer.

Pioneer Sisters

Answering a call from God and a request from a priest in Ohio, six Sisters from Germany set out for the United States in 1876 to teach German immigrants.

Provincial Leadership Team

Provincial Leadership Team

The Leadership Team of the Marie de la Roche Province benefits from individuals with wide-ranging gifts and ministerial experiences.