Hear Me Now is a storytelling program at Providence, created in partnership with StoryCorps. Hear Me Now’s mission is to give patients, loved ones, and caregivers a sacred space to share their stories and make healthcare more humane.

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All Providence Interviews

Armand Zoulika and Mary Peterson

Armand shares with hospice chaplain Mary the meaning of Ramadan and the challenges of coming together as a community in person during COVID and shares his sorrow at the death of his mother and how he bakes to remember her.

Keren & CJ Holt

Keren & CJ share their story of pregnancy loss. How well-meaning friends and family members condolences often felt unintendedly hurtful in the moment, and not knowing how they wanted to grieve, they decided to have a private funeral for their...

Rose Austria & Will Rogers

Rose talks about her nursing career as a case manager and winning a nurse of the year award. She shares heartbreaking stories about working with COVID patients, losing her mother during the pandemic.

Tran Pham and Melody Fawcett

Tran shares her experience of the loss of her premature girl, Bao An Pham Huynh shortly after birth. On the anniversary of her daughter's birth, she is taking the day off to honor her memory. She shares her gratitude for...

Tim Serban and Melody Fawcett

Tim shares his story of providing spiritual care in the context of disaster relief efforts. Providing support to those grieving, going through transitions, searching for ways to honor their loved ones. Carrying on the mission of the Providence Sisters in...

Carmen Marshall & Elbe

Carmen and Elbe met a few months prior at a support group Elbe started for parents of LGBTQ kids in their conservative town. They’re both parents of a transgendered child. Carmen talks about what she has learned and the support...

Danielle Jenkins and Marie Ballance

Danielle shares with Marie her story of always wanting to be a mother and trying for 5 years to get pregnant as a single mom. When she finally got pregnant at 41 she miscarried the baby and the trauma and...

Nanci Friedmann & Scott Acord

Nanci speaks about her experience working at a retirement home for priests during COVID. She highlights the importance of building trusting relationships. the reciprocal nature of love, and importance of self-care.