The Pope’s appeal

The Pope’s appeal

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY When a crisis would arise, our General Superior would tell us young teaching Sisters, “Pray, and have the children pray.”  And we would, and things would actually work themselves out somehow.  As the poet Tennyson says, “More things are wrought...
My Opinion

My Opinion

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY As my sister would say, when she heard ridiculous over-the-top honking, “So you got a horn!  What else did Santa Claus give you for Christmas?”  For the past few weeks Liz’s remarks have echoed repeatedly in my brain.  With the potential for...
Providence ­– Where Justice and Radical Hope Meet

Providence ­– Where Justice and Radical Hope Meet

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY A good thing – no, a very good thing – happened 40 years ago and we Sisters of Providence and Associates from two nations and thirteen different Providence congregations honoured “that very good thing” on the 3rd Saturday of February,...
Coming home by leaving home

Coming home by leaving home

Sister Jeannette Filthaut returned to Providence Motherhouse this Fall after many years of ministry in Western Canada. She wrote about her experiences in a poetic style. BY SISTER JEANNETTE FILTHAUT Sixteen years at home in the west (2003-2019)     These days were...
Communities Face ‘Final Eruption’ and beyond

Communities Face ‘Final Eruption’ and beyond

This article excerpt is reprinted with permission by Global Sisters Report. Original story is by Soli Salgado, titled “Sr. Teresa Maya challenges LCWR assembly to go forth amid changing times”. In early August, Sisters Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia and Frances...
Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World

Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World

Our Sisters and Associates who attended this year. Back row: (from left) Sister Gayle Desarmia, Sister Pauline Lally, Associates Barbara Baker and Carol Groten. Front row: Sisters Diane Brennen, Sandra Shannon, Barbara Thiffault and Frances O’Brien. Missing from...