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Mother Joseph Province sisters put their efforts into advocacy

What do Sisters of Providence in Mother Joseph Providence do today, now that they no longer are running hospitals or schools? The answer is: Plenty!

Even the most elderly sisters are engaged in a ministry of prayer and presence. For others who remain active in the community, the ministry of advocacy – meeting needs and influencing policy – puts them at the forefront of a host of issues related to their central focus of social justice, reclaiming Earth, women and children in need and much more.

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Sister Peter Claver is named to Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame

Sister Peter Claver, former president and chief executive officer of Sacred Heart Hospital, was one of four 2017 historic individuals inducted into the Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame at a breakfast on May 2 at The Davenport Hotel in Spokane. The Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Spokane Public Library Foundation and the City of Spokane, recognizes individuals, both living and deceased, who have made significant contributions to Spokane.

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Transitions dreams big to house the homeless in Spokane

Home is where the heart is; it’s a saying we all know. When you have no place to call home, it is hard to feel settled and at peace in your heart. Unfortunately, homelessness is a reality for more than 1,400 women in Spokane each night, many with children to care for.

Sisters celebrate 160 years in the West and opening of SJR

At a special Mass in December, Provincial Superior Judith Desmarais, SP, highlighted the history of the Sisters of Providence in the West and spotlighted some of the sisters who made a tremendous impact on the people and the society of their times. The occasion was a celebration of two Sisters of Providence milestones: the 160th anniversary of the arrival in the West of Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four companions, as well as the 50th anniversary of St. Joseph Residence, home to retired and infirm sisters in Seattle.

LAUDATO SI (Praised Be)
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