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Transformed by these Woods

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 6:00 am by

“I don’t know what it is — there’s just something about the Woods.”
These are familiar sentiments for people who have lived or worked at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Most of us have heard these things. And most of us have said them ourselves. Sister Lisa Stallings reflects on the transforming power of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Continue reading

Renewing spiritually at the Woods

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 6:00 am by

Ruth isn’t exactly sure what made her choose Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for her week-long retreat. She only knows “God wanted me there.” Continue reading

What can these Woods offer you?

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 6:00 am by

The Jubilee Year of Mercy began Dec. 8, 2015, the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council. What will you do this year to grow in your faith? To strengthen both charitable works and social justice at home and as part of your faith community? Maybe a visit to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods can help you on your way. Continue reading

Reconnecting with and sharing the Woods

Posted on January 13, 2016 at 6:00 am by

“It had been close to 20 years since we had a sister on staff,” St. Patrick School Principal Amy McClain said. “But we looked at our mission and ministry and then we looked to the Woods. It felt like Providence when Sister Joni applied.” Continue reading

A wonderful time to get to know the sisters of these Woods

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 4:56 am by

It was fitting that our discernment weekend for women interested in knowing more about religious life was during the FEST. It energized me to have seven women who came from Georgia, California, Michigan, and Indiana to have closer interactions with sisters, especially our sisters in initial formation and our sisters who minister in new membership. Continue reading

Retired sisters share Saint Mother Theodore and her home

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 9:30 am by

“When I think of the challenges facing our Congregation today … it may seem like all appearances are against a vibrant future. I am called to remember what the six founding sisters faced, and that deepens my faith and trust in Providence.” Continue reading

Definition of a miracle

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 1:16 am by

Sister Jan Craven finds the definition of a miracle. Continue reading

FEST activities announced!

Posted on August 12, 2015 at 11:01 am by

The news is out and here’s how you can “get rooted for tomorrow” at the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin FEST! The FEST takes place on Saturday, Oct. 17 and Sunday, Oct. 18. Check out the many sessions that will be  Continue Reading »

Struggles of a saint: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 9:00 am by

Do you know the story of Saint Mother Theodore’s painful relationship with the Bishop Cèlestine de la Hailandière of Vincennes, Indiana? At one point Bishop de la Hailandière went so far as to lock Saint Mother Theodore in the room and excommunicate her from the Congregation. Continue reading

Did you know we need volunteer knitters?

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 7:00 am by

Do you knit or crochet? Would you like to work with alpaca yarn as a volunteer? We would love to talk with you. Continue reading

A Litany of Women for the Church

Posted on June 8, 2015 at 4:32 pm by

A Litany of Women for the Church Dear God, creator of women in your own image, born of a woman in the midst of a world half women, carried by women to mission fields around the globe, made known by  Continue Reading »

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Posted on June 4, 2015 at 2:16 pm by

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