July 25, 2008

Three Sisters of Providence profess vows

Two Sisters of Providence professed perpetual vows and one sister professed temporary vows during a recent ceremony at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at their order’s motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Providence Sister Deidre Jordy, a native of San Diego, Calif., professed perpetual vows. She ministers as a computer consultant and caregiver in San Bruno, Calif.

Sister Deidre entered the Sisters of Providence on Sept. 17, 1998. She previously was a member of St. Maria Goretti Parish in San Jose, Calif.

Sister Deidre previously ministered as a Web consultant and adjunct instructor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She also ministered as a teacher, technical coordinator and technical manager for St. Benedict Parish and schools in Chicago.

Providence Sister Janice Smith, a native of Baltimore, professed perpetual vows. She serves as campus minister at Guérin College Preparatory High School in Chicago.

Sister Janice entered the Sisters of Providence on Sept. 14, 2000. She was previously a member of San Francisco Solano Parish in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

Sister Janice previously ministered as director of the adult education and faith formation program at San Francisco Solano Parish in Ranch Santa Margarita, Calif.

Providence Sister Deborah Campbell, a native of Chicago, professed temporary vows. She ministers as business manager at Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis.

Sister Deborah entered the Sisters of Providence on Jan. 23, 2007. She previously was a member of St. Thomas of Villanova Parish in Palatine, Ill. †

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