• March

    • 31: Earth! Series

      White Violet Center Join local experts and educators as they present information and practical advice on how to care for our precious planet Earth. Topics include: Water, reducing, reusing and recycling, local foods and perennial and native plants for the yard and garden.  Continue Reading »

  • April

    • 2: Holy Thursday Mass

      Feast Days & Special Masses Join the Sisters of Providence for Holy Thursday on April 2 at 4 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Open to the public and people of all faith traditions are welcome to attend. The Holy Triduum, the holiest  Continue Reading »

    • 3: Way of the Cross for Justice

      Peace & Justice The Way of the Cross for Justice invites us to join together in order to nonviolently resist the injustices of our times – wars, torture, imprisonment, poverty and lack of human rights for many. Come spend an hour recalling Jesus’  Continue Reading »

    • 3: Good Friday Service

      Feast Days & Special Masses Join the Sisters of Providence for Good Friday service on April 3 at 3 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Open to the public and people of all traditions are welcome to attend. Friday of the Passion of  Continue Reading »

    • 4: Easter Vigil Mass

      Feast Days & Special Masses The Easter Vigil will take place Saturday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Open to the public and all faith traditions are welcome to attend. There will be Blessing of the New Fire (outdoors),  Continue Reading »

    • 5: Easter Brunch

      Sunday Brunch Celebrate Easter at Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods! Attend mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, where all faith traditions are welcome, tour the grounds, visit with the alpacas and be sure to stop by Linden Leaf Gifts to make Easter gift-giving convenient and easy! The elegant, relaxing  Continue Reading »

    • 5: Easter Mass

      Feast Days & Special Masses Join the Sisters of Providence to celebrate Easter on April 5 at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Open to the public and all faith traditions are welcome to attend.

    • 7: Earth! Series

      White Violet Center Join local experts and educators as they present information and practical advice on how to care for our precious planet Earth. Topics include: Water, reducing, reusing and recycling, local foods and perennial and native plants for the yard and garden.  Continue Reading »

    • 10 - 12: Spring 2015 Come and See Weekend

      Vocations The Sisters of Providence "Come and See" weekend will be held April 10-12, 2015 and is open to all single, Catholic women ages 18-42 who are interested in learning more about life as a woman religious. Continue reading

    • 11: Basics of Vegetable Fermentation

      White Violet Center Like sauerkraut? Sour pickles? Vegetable ferments are a safe and easy way to help preserve the 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 »

    • 12 - 18: Rooted for Tomorrow: Planting New Seeds

      Sisters of Providence Sisters of Providence, Providence Associates, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students, staff, faculty and alumni, along with all friends of Mother Theodore are invited to participate in a day of service in honor of the 175th anniversary year. All are urged to  Continue Reading »

    • 14: Earth! Series

      White Violet Center Join local experts and educators as they present information and practical advice on how to care for our precious planet Earth. Topics include: Water, reducing, reusing and recycling, local foods and perennial and native plants for the yard and garden.  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 »

    • 18: 17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

      White Violet Center West Central Indiana’s largest and longest-running Earth Day celebration continues on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, near Terre Haute. The 17th annual celebration is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (EDT) and is hosted by White Violet Center  Continue Reading »

    • 19: St. Columbkille, Chicago

      Alumnae/i In September 1899, Sisters of Providence took charge when the Holy Cross Brothers withdrew and Father Dunne invited the Sisters of Providence to take charge of the boys’ school. In 1907, the sisters also took charge of the girls’ school  Continue Reading »

    • 21: Earth! Series

      White Violet Center Join local experts and educators as they present information and practical advice on how to care for our precious planet Earth. Topics include: Water, reducing, reusing and recycling, local foods and perennial and native plants for the yard and garden.  Continue Reading »

    • 25: Alpaca Shearing Day: Prepare to Succeed

      White Violet Farm Alpacas Join us for an alpaca shearing. Learn what is needed to prepare for a successful shearing and collection of fiber. Take and prepare samples for your histogram, set up the site where you will shear and learn many more techniques.  Continue Reading »

  • May

    • 1 - 2: Immersive Weaving Weekend

      White Violet Farm Alpacas Join us for this unique opportunity to delve into the art of weaving. We will begin with the simplest weaving forms (tapestry, peg and rigid heddle) and move into weaving simple patterns on our 4-harness floor looms. Get a thorough  Continue Reading »

    • 10: Mother’s Day Brunch

      Providence Center Enjoy a special Sunday Brunch extended menu in the elegant O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Mother’s Day Brunch pricing: Adult ~ $22.25 Senior (55 and older) ~ $20.25 Military ~ $20.25 Child (5-11) ~ $12.25 Child (4 and under) ~ FREE Brunch prices  Continue Reading »

    • 12: 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 »

    • 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 »

  • 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, 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 »

    • 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 »