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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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A Sister Prom/Winter Dance!

By Sisters of Providence | February 3, 2019 | 3 Comments

January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some of her classmates, who invited the Sisters of Providence to mingle with the students on the dance floor. More than 30 sisters showed up, not…

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Looking forward to 2019!

By Sisters of Providence | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Providence would like to share our deepest appreciation to all of our donors, volunteers and friends who helped make our 2018 special events and activities a great success. You helped us share Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with thousands of visitors and pilgrims. You helped us provide educational and family-friendly…

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

Read some of the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Sister Ann Marie Boyce

By Sisters of Providence | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

‘She almost always said yes to anyone’s request for help. She was lovingly generous, totally dependable, and a faithful friend to many.’

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O Antiphon – O Emmanuel come ransom us

By Sisters of Providence | December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Emmanuel, God-with-us, the final antiphon sung on December 23, is one of the most treasured names by which we address God. The Word of God has become flesh and dwells among us! The great longing for Wisdom to dwell among us comes to fulfillment in the conception of the Son of God in Mary by…

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O Antiphon – O King of nations come save us

By Sisters of Providence | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesus the Christ enters the antiphons directly as the one who is King and Desired of all. He will bind God’s people Israel with the Gentile world. The foundation of this union is Christ as the cornerstone. Speaking eloquently to both Jewish and Gentile Christians, St. Paul uses the cornerstone image in the letter to…

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O Antiphon – O Dayspring come shine on us

By Sisters of Providence | December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dawn – even though it rouses us from sleep and marks the beginning of a new day with all its challenges and blessings – brings light and the possibilities that a new day holds. The Sun of Justice shines upon Mary and Joseph, angels, rulers, shepherds and on ourselves as we rejoice and marvel at…

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O Antiphon – O Key of David come free us

By Sisters of Providence | December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we read the Book of Kings, it is startling to discover that even though they were lawful descendants of David, the constant refrain describing all but two of the kings reads: “He did evil in the sight of the Lord.” David himself sinned seriously yet to David belong the key and scepter of the…

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O Antiphon – O flower of Jesse come deliver us

By Sisters of Providence | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Root of Jesse, antiphon, refers to the family descended from Jesse, the father of David, and therefore the root of the house of David. The Jesse tree, common in the land, became the ensign or insignia of the House of David, who succeeded Saul, the first king of Israel. David’s reign was long and…

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O Antiphon – O Leader come to set us free

By Sisters of Providence | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Yahweh spoke to Moses from the burning bush, Moses understood that his mission was to lead the Hebrew slaves from Egypt to the Promised Land. Moses asked God’s name so that he could tell the people who made this promise and the response was “Tell them that I Am sent me to you.” The…

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The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are a congregation of Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who minister throughout the United States and Taiwan. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840. The congregation has a mission of being God's Providence in the world by committing to performing works of love, mercy and justice in service among God's people.