|SISTER BRENDA Cherry, O.S.P. rocks Azariah Yarbrough-Hutchins to sleep.
Sister Brenda is director of the Mt. Providence Child Development Center.
Despite their many challenges during the past 180 years, the Oblate Sisters of Providence have endured and thrived. They devote themselves to educating poor children in the U.S. and Costa Rica, and have a special ministry to the victims of poverty, racism, and injustice.
|SISTER M. VIRGINIE Fish, O.S.P. and Sister Aracelly Salazar,
O.S.P. share a joke. Communal bonds play an important role in
sustaining the sisters in ministry to the poor.
|SISTER LUCIA Quesada helps a student
add color to her masterpiece at the
Mt. Providence Child Development Center.
André Chung has been a photojournalist for more than 20 years and is a founding member of Iris PhotoCollective. He is on the web at www.achungphoto.com.
Patrice Tuohy and Carol Schuck Scheiber are VISION editors.