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Prayer

Jesus Christ is risen! Alleluia!

May love rise in us.

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Jesus Christ is risen! Alleluia!

May peace rise in us.

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Thank you for a joy-filled week

Your response of more than 175 messages certainly went far beyond our expectations and indeed brightened many a day!

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Journals and Letters week 20: Drama with the bishop continues

Just when we thought things were going well for Mother Theodore “Back Home in Indiana,” things turn sour again with the bishop. I cannot imagine living with that tense and volatile relationship day after day. It must have been disheartening to say the least!

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Sigh … it’s Lent again

I usually don’t mind the Lenten season; it’s just that I feel as if we’ve been “doing Lent” for the past year! Sigh!

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Journals and Letters week 16: Welcome support

Our present benefactors mirror these early supporters of our mission — a caring woman, a priest, two prominent businessmen — all in their own way enabling the mission and moving it forward by their talents and contributions.

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Journals and Letters week 12: Hardship and consolation

The reading picks up after the fire at Saint Mary’s destroyed the barns and granary, other provisions and all the farm equipment.

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Journals and Letters week 8: Indiana arrival

I tend to forget that Mother Theodore came from a rather sophisticated France with great Cathedrals, actual roads, and thriving businesses, etc.

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Being ‘Stickered’

I asked the sisters and staff at the Woods for their experience of “being stickered” and want to share their responses with you. Enjoy!

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Journals and Letters week 4: Arrival on U.S. soil

And then, as often happens in our darkest hours, the smallest of kindnesses can lift the spirits.

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Some Memories Never Fade: On the execution of Juan Garza in 2001

Why do we perpetuate violence in the name of justice?

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Gospel reflection

June 28, 2020: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“I will identify the “cups of cold water” I can give this week. Perhaps I can literally quench someone’s thirst or hunger. Or I can write a note, bake cookies for a neighbor, or make a phone call to someone who lives alone. The possibilities of small acts of kindness are endless!”

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Sister Ann Casper, SP, retired as the executive director for Mission Advancement for the Sisters of Providence in 2018 and currently serves as minister of Providence Community Cemetery at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sister Ann has ministered in various scholastic and administrative positions in Indiana and North Carolina. She also was a member of the Sisters of Providence leadership team, serving as General Secretary.

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