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Earth Day Festival & Craft Fair April 28 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 9:53 pm by

If you haven’t experienced the Earth Day festival at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods you should really do all you can to make it this year — you will not be disappointed!

Wisdom from recently retired Director of Providence Associates Sister Diane Mason

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 4:46 am by

It has been a very privileged ministry! — working closer with the women and men who have the sincere desire to deepen their own Providence Spirituality. I’ve been wonderfully impacted by watching them grow and unfold into human beings who are carrying the spirit of Providence within their own minds and hearts.

Providence Associate Co-Director Debbie Dillow

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 4:55 am by

There is a sense of community among the associates and sisters in this relationship. We support each other via prayer, local gatherings in circles and virtually as we add to our spirituality. This is a journey not only with the Divine but also with people of like mind. As Providence Associates we bring love, mercy and justice to the people we encounter in our everyday lives.

Get to know Sister Sue Paweski, newly named Co-Director for Providence Associates

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 4:16 am by

Have you heard? Sister Sue Paweski was recently named co-director of the Providence Associate relationship. Get to know Sister Sue, in her own words, here!

Motherhood and Our Lady of Providence

Posted on April 15, 2018 at 4:09 am by

I realized that I had become a bit disconnected with the fact that the way in which I completed daily tasks was an answer to God’s calling. We all reflected on how we were living out our vocation and further discussed the realities of motherhood, the challenges and immense rewards. We discussed healthy ways to find balance and gentle reminders like, ‘it was a bad day, not a bad life’.  We focused on the strength and genius of femininity.

22 miles of yarn is squishy bit of heaven

Posted on March 30, 2018 at 5:03 am by

I really love yarn. Seriously, I REALY LOOOOOOOVE yarn. I love it so much that I have 155 different kinds and colors measuring 22 miles in my stash and I won’t even hesitate to acquire more.

A reflection for Holy Week

Posted on March 29, 2018 at 5:30 am by

‘Let us remember his willingness to give everything, even his life, that justice might prevail on Earth.’

Easter 2018 reflection

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 5:02 am by

For so many Easters of my young life, my siblings and I (and our cousins who lived in the apartment above us) would discover sunglasses in each of our Easter baskets. Seldom were these ordinary, boring sunglasses. They were bright-colored, novelty glasses. Typically, some ornate figure or image (flowers or cowboy boots for the boys)  Continue Reading »

Retreat into poetry

Posted on March 21, 2018 at 11:25 am by

That’s life,
That’s God,
Nourishing body, spirit,and soul within.
Do you not hear it calling you?

Alpacas at the library, food justice and bread

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 5:03 am by

Here are some ways White Violet Center for Eco-Justice staff members and Sisters of Providence are teaching, caring and inspiring for all creation in the upcoming weeks: NAACP Food Justice panel discussion, Vigo County Food Summit, alpacas visiting the library and Providence Health Care, and March for Science.

Keep on being sisterly: school children support sisters with cards and money

Posted on March 11, 2018 at 4:50 am by

Several weeks ago we received a large envelope with cards, drawings and notes from the students and staff there. It also included a donation of $674 to support the Sisters of Providence! We are so grateful for the financial and moral support.

Creighton students spend spring break at White Violet Center

Posted on March 10, 2018 at 5:06 am by

For the past seven days, five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, immersed themselves in learning more about sustainable living during a one-week service trip to White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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