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Pentecost 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 6:00 am by

I’m often asked to write a blog for feast days or holy seasons — Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Easter; and I’m okay with those. However, I’ve been asked a few times to write for the feast of Pentecost. I dread it.  Continue Reading »

Activism and organizing matter

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Passing of reparations package in Chicago to benefit torture victims Continue reading

Warning, this album may contain photos of sunbathing nuns

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 4:00 am by

There’s a really neat photo album scrapbook that Sister Jean Fuqua has put together of St. Joseph Lake and its revitalization project over the past decades. Some of the photos from the album were just too fun not to share. So I offer you a sampling here. Continue reading

Understanding life on death row

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 5:30 am by

“My heart ached for this man …” Continue reading

Love in action at Providence in the Desert

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 10:26 am by

Providence in the Desert is about a lot more than teaching.
It’s about presence. It’s about caring. It’s about love and compassion.
It’s about calling a student during your down time in the middle of the day to quiz her on what she will need to know for her upcoming U.S. citizenship exam. Continue reading

Opportunities abound for women considering religious life!

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Women and men religious, like the SPs, are committed to developing new vocations and offering opportunities for people who are in discernment. Continue reading

Thanks St. Roch, you rock!

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 1:03 am by

See how this tour group was unique and why they made an impact on the Woods! Continue reading

A “sampling” of everyday miracles

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:04 am by

Sometimes we get so caught up with our busy lives that we forget to acknowledge the daily miracles. Let Sister Jan Craven introduce you to our monthly e-newsletter from the shrine, where she will share some of the every day stories of every day people who are witnessing those every day miracles. Continue reading

A Woodsie reflects: Shannon Sonderman

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 1:44 am by

See what a college student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods has to say about her admiration for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Continue reading

Providence works in a mother’s life

Posted on May 10, 2015 at 1:56 am by

Read this providential story written by a mother of three and learn why Our Lady of Providence has a meaning in her life. Continue reading

Giving deeper meaning to World Fair Trade Day

Posted on May 9, 2015 at 6:36 am by

Just two weeks ago a devastating earthquake shook Kathmandu, Nepal. Today we reflect on the deeper meaning World Fair Trade Day now carries. Continue reading

Seven sisters honored for Civil War service

Posted on May 7, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sisters served at City Hospital, Indianapolis Continue reading

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