• May

    • 30: Basic Herbal Preparations

      White Violet Center Basic techniques will be used to create herbal preparations, including teas (both decoctions and infusions), salves, creams, tinctures and oils. The focus will be on preparation methods, and not on basic herbal methods or specific uses of herbs, although there  Continue Reading »

  • July

    • 8: Cooking 101: The Basics of Cooking

      White Violet Center (First of three cooking classes) Transition from “assembling” food from various pre-prepared components to actually cooking it yourself, safely and enjoyably. Class will cover: basic knife skills and cutting techniques, basic cooking methods, reading a recipe and meal planning. And  Continue Reading »

    • 9 - 12: Women’s Woodscape Retreat

      Providence Center This retreat experience is designed to provide time and space for prayer and quiet, while also engaging you in a daily optional activity. Optional activities include: bread-baking as a spiritual experience, alpaca fiber experience, art as prayer and walking with  Continue Reading »

    • 14: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »

    • 15: Cooking 102: Cooking Meat

      White Violet Center (Second of three cooking classes) Instruction on the basics of cooking various meats, including: butchering a whole chicken, roasting, braising, searing and oven-finishing, proper seasoning techniques and safe meat handling procedures. Come for one session or all three! Cooking 101:  Continue Reading »

    • 22: Cooking 103: Cooking Veggies!

      White Violet Center (Last of three cooking classes) Everyone knows we should eat more fresh veggies. If you don’t want to break the bank, this means learning how to cook them on your own! This class will cover the basics for how to  Continue Reading »

    • 31 - Aug 2: Forgiveness: The Path Inward

      Providence Center Do you struggle to forgive someone in your life? Someone from your past? Present? Do you try to forgive yourself but find that the same troubling thoughts keep returning? Is there some event that continues to haunt you? This retreat  Continue Reading »

  • August

    • 6: Summer Learning Series: Seed Saving Workshop

      White Violet Center Learn the basics of saving your own garden seeds including how to select the best flower and vegetable varieties and the best way to store your seeds. We will use White Violet Center’s Community Supported Agriculture garden as a classroom  Continue Reading »

    • 11: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »

  • September

    • 8: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »

    • 12: Basics of Vegetable Fermentation

      White Violet Center Like sauerkraut? Sour pickles? Vegetable ferments are a safe and easy way to help preserve your summer garden’s bounty all while packing a powerful nutritional punch. Learn how to make your own in this hands-on workshop. Sample a variety of  Continue Reading »

    • 19: 5th Annual Harvest Dinner

      White Violet Center Celebrate the fall harvest and support White Violet Center at this sumptuous farm to table feast set in the gardens of White Violet Center at beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Join like-minded local food supporters and the alpacas for this one-of-a-kind culinary  Continue Reading »

    • 27: Alpaca Farm Open House

      White Violet Center White Violet Farm Alpacas will join alpaca breeders across the United States and Canada in observance of the annual National Alpaca Farm Days. Meet the alpacas up close and meet those who care for them. Shop for alpaca items and  Continue Reading »

  • October

    • 3: Feast Day of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

      Feast Days & Special Masses All are invited to participate in the festive liturgy marking Saint Mother Theodore’s feast at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

    • 10: Providence Associates candidate orientation

      Providence Associates New Providence Associate candidates will gather with their companions for a day of orientation Oct. 10, 2015, in Reilly Auditorium, Owens Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Indiana. The day will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m.. For more  Continue Reading »

    • 11: Immaculata All-Schools Reunion

      Alumnae/i An all-schools reunion for Immaculata Preparatory School, Immaculata High School, Immaculata College of Washington, Dunblane School will be held Oct. 11, 2015, at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, MD. See photos from past reunions by following the links below.  Continue Reading »

    • 11: Immaculata, Washington, D.C.

      Alumnae/i Welcome alumnae, former students and family of Immaculata Seminary, Immaculata High School, Immaculata Preparatory School, Immaculata Junior College, Immaculata College and Dunblane School of Washington, D.C. On this page, you will find information about the annual Immaculata All-Schools Reunion,  contact  Continue Reading »

    • 12: Ladywood School Reunion

      Alumnae/i The 2015 Indianapolis Ladywood School Reunion will be Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 (Columbus Day) in Laurel Hall, which is the former Ladywood School. The reunion was scheduled for this holiday to take advantage of the availability of Laurel Hall. We  Continue Reading »

    • 13: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »

    • 17 - 18: SMTG FEST

      Sisters of Providence Join the Sisters of Providence in celebrating their semi-annual FEST for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin! Continue reading

    • 22: Foundation Day

      Feast Days & Special Masses Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her five companions first set foot upon the soil at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on October 22, 1840. The 175th anniversary year will conclude as it began: with the celebration of Eucharist at 1:30 p.m. in the  Continue Reading »

  • November

    • 10: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »

    • 14: Providence Associate first commitment ceremony

      Providence Associates The first commitment ceremony for new Providence Associates will be at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 14, 2015, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. During the liturgy some current Providence Associates will also be renewing their commitments.  Continue Reading »

  • December

    • 8: Taizé Prayer

      Providence Center The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2015. This hour-long service includes prayers, simple beautiful music,  Continue Reading »