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Getting hyped up for Scrabble!

By Jason Moon | April 13, 2021 |

“I believe it’s like riding a bike. We’ll get right back into it with no trouble at all. And I can’t wait!”

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Earth Day Every Day: Follow the cabbage

By Candace Minster | April 12, 2021 |

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the food system so I’ve chosen just one crop to follow, from seed to plate.

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Journals and Letters week 27: Dawn of a new era

By Mary Riley | April 10, 2021 |

In these letters we read Mother Theodore’s first-hand account of all the changes that happened toward the end of Bishop de la Hailandière’s tenure as Bishop of Vincennes.

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My journey with Providence

By Cathy Lamperski Dearing | April 8, 2021 |

After my second visit to the Woods, she asked me, “Do you know anything about Providence Associates?” I was not familiar with an associate relationship with the Sisters of Providence. She invited me to consider becoming one. She provided me with information and brochures. Mostly, she provided me with encouragement and this excitement and enthusiasm about her community and its mission.

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Earth Day Every Day: How land, animals, plants and poop are all connected

By John-Michael Elmore | April 5, 2021 |

It all starts when our alpacas lift their tails. A journey begins that has a shared ending: the restoration of our land.

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Journals and Letters week 26: Overcoming great loss

By Jeannie Smith | April 3, 2021 |

Today we are discussing “Journals and Letters” page 236 to page 244. In this chapter we’ve regressed to some months before the striking crisis at the residence of Bishop de la Hailandière when Mother Theodore was released from her vows, sent away from the diocese and forbidden contact with her Sisters – that all happened in May of 1847.

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Jesus Christ is risen! Alleluia!

By Sister Ann Casper | April 2, 2021 |

May peace rise in us.

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Reflections for the Easter Triduum

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 1, 2021 |

Easter blessings to you in Providence

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Earth Day should be every day

By Mary Riley | March 31, 2021 |

It can seem a bit daunting but there is still a path for us all to work together to heal our planet

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Reflecting on a Palm Sunday tradition

By Sister Paula Damiano | March 28, 2021 |

Blessings, peace and love to each of you this Holy Week. And, perhaps you’ll want to take up this tradition?

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Journals and Letters week 25: Making fair progress

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | March 27, 2021 |

Now that the sorrow-burdened years are behind her, Mother Theodore’s attention can return to ensuring the “fair progress” of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the sisters’ establishing missions across Indiana.

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Poems from Sister Mary Theodosia Mug

By Jason Moon | March 23, 2021 |

We wanted to share some of Sister Mary Theodosia’s poems with you.

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