World Day of the Poor

Our founder, Jean Martin Moye said to the first Sisters of Divine Providence in the late 1800’s:  “The means you will use to help the poor will be to speak of their needs to those who could help them and beg from the rich what you need to relieve them.”  Sisters continue to support the poor with their efforts on their behalf in numerous ways. 

This year Pope Francis has proclaimed the First World Day of the Poor to be observed on the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 19, 2017.  full story...

Action For Peace

While tensions between the governments of the United States and the People's Republic of Korea were escalating, approximately 650 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious meeting in Orlando, FL issued the following public statement imploring President Donald J. Trump to engage in dialogue and negotiation.

At this critical moment for our country and global community, we - the 650 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious gathered in assembly. ...full story




Madagascar Moments

Sr. Emerita McGann is passionate about her mission work in Madagascar.  She has traveled there numerous times over the years and always has a moving story to share upon her return.

Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world. The island’s bulging population, diminishing resources, and economic policies contribute to the island’s poverty and steady economic decline. The role of the Sisters of Divine full story...


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