Sisters of Providence announce two recipients of 2016 Mother Joseph Award
Maureen Morris, executive administrative assistant at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, and Rebecca (Becca) Hawkins, director of Compassionate Care for Providence Health & Services, have been chosen by the Sisters of Providence to receive the 2016 Mother Joseph Award.
The Mother Joseph Award is given annually to a person who “exemplifies the values and courage of Mother Joseph,” the first provincial superior of the Sisters of Providence in the West. Maureen will receive the Mother Joseph Award in a reception at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the chapel at St. Joseph Residence, 4800 37th Avenue SW, Seattle. Rebecca will receive her award at 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, in a reception in the chapel at Providence Academy, 400 East Evergreen Boulevard, in Vancouver, Wash.
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Where have all the Sisters gone? A reflection.
Sister Rosalie Locati reflects on her ministry transition
Often when I meet people in Sacred Heart Medical Center they say, “Sister, I hear you are going to retire; who will be replacing you?
I usually say, “No one replaces another person, but someone will assume the role that I currently fill.”
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Diversity and religious life presentation draws 134 sisters and a bishop
No one quite knew what to expect when sisters across the Northwest were invited to a one-day presentation by the co-author of “New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity.”
Sisters embrace education in preparation for ministry
At the Provincial Chapter in July, Provincial Councilor Joan Gallagher, SP, introduced a panel of newer members who have been attending school this year. The audience was delighted to hear about their studies and how they are working to prepare themselves for future ministries.