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...

Commitment to Peace

Sisters Begin 2018 With Renewed Commitment to Peace

Proclaiming, “Peace is the Divine Will for the Earth,” the Sisters of Divine Providence reaffirmed their commitment to pray and work for nuclear disarmament.  “The present threats of nuclear warfare compelled us to restate more forcefully the position we first took in 1982 and renewed in 2005” says Sr. Alice Gerdeman, Provincial.  “Please join us in prayer, study and action”.

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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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