Caritas Newsletters 2018

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Fall 2018

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~ From nonviolence to peacemaking Sister Joan Campbell shares her social-justice journey
~ 175th Anniversary Celebration in El Salvador with founding sisters
~ Living God’s Dream With Arms Wide Open, Provincial Chapter/Community Days, July 31 to August 2, 2018
~The last General Chapter, Sisters of St. Dominic of Tacoma journey toward the future
~ Jubilee’s Matched Savings Makes Final Step to Housing More Accessible
~ Farewell to Jennifer Roseman, Communications and Development Director, 2001- 2018
~ MJP local community visits Refugee Women’s Alliance day care in Seattle
~ St. Edward Church in Shelton dedicates two new stained-glass windows
~ Sisters of Providence present Mother Joseph statue to retiring Providence High School teacher
~ Portland PAs offer pancakes and companionship at mission and service event
~ “We Love the Sisters!”
~ Please Remember in Prayer

Summer 2018

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~ Sisters share their lives: Ministry among the people of El Salvador is challenging but very life-giving
~ Spokane-El Salvador connection: Parish’s sister relationship is a blessing for Providence Associate
~ Sixteen Jubilarians mark 25 to 75 years of religious life
~ Sister Rita Ferschweiler celebrates her 100th birthday
~ Vocation ad
~ Anawim: A place of Hope and Love (Sr. Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo)
~ 175 years: Sisters of Providence celebrate with gratitude the many blessings received
~ 2018 Mother Joseph Award and UProv Commencement: Sisters honor UProv law professor for community work for justice
~ Transitions’ Home Yard Cottages Underway
~ End of an era: Sisters say goodbye to 227 East 9th Avenue house in Spokane
~ A Jubilee resident receives her calling (Cassie)
~ Obituary: Linda Jo Reynolds, SP
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Briefs

  • Standing with the children: SP and OP sisters support call for sensible gun violence prevention
  • Sister Maria Lourdes leaves Spokane for Seattle
  • East Lake Washington Region of Providence Associates is back!
  • Dave Underriner receives MJ statue from the sisters and the sponsors
  • Sisters attend annual Providence High School gala in Burbank
  • Sister in transfer process becomes a U.S. citizen (Phuong Ha Nguyen, LHC

~ Sisters’ panel shares with PSJH leaders on mission, values and heritage
~ Introducing the new mission statement for Providence St. Joseph Health

Spring 2018

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~ Sister Silvia Troncoso leaves Hispanic ministry in Yakima to return to Chile
~ V Encuentro in Diocese of Spokane is an “amazing” experience – Sr. Margarita Hernandez
~ Thank you to donors and benefactors (including wills and trusts)
~ Sister Karen Hawkins transitions from vocation ministry; Sister Margarita Hernandez to become vocation director
~ Committee to abolish the death penalty plans strategy for 2018
~ Vocation ad
~ Sister Rosa Sen Nguyen professes perpetual vows as a Sister of Providence
~ Mother Joseph Province welcomes Marie-Thérèse Gnamazo, of Cameroon, to the novitiate
~ Jubilee Women’s Center marks its 35th year with exciting changes – Cheryl Sesnon
~ Snapshots from El Salvador and the Philippines
~ Emilie Gamelin Mission Fund/Leadership Team Donations 2017
~ Obituaries

  • Evelyn Jenda, PA;
  • Margaret Mary Wilson, SP;
  • Maryann Bochsler, SP;
  • Virginia Murphy, PA;
  • Rose Byrne, SP

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Briefs

  • Pat Carroll, Providence Health & Services chronicles coordinator, retires
  • Re-discover Providence Academy through a new historic tour
  • 2017 Sister Peter Claver Humanitarian Award (Rob McCann, president and CEO of Catholic Charities Eastern Washington
  • Providence St. Joseph Health Co-Sponsors’ Council has new officers (Sister Anita Butler ends her term)

~ Sisters of Providence celebrate 175th anniversary of congregation’s founding (A yearlong celebration begins)