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CNN story again features Sisters of Providence, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Dave Cox | April 16, 2012 |

Whoever said our Provident God works in mysterious ways certainly was a wise observer. What made Andrew Domini channel surf during a television commercial only to find on CNN the…

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Providence never fails is a good ‘saying’

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 14, 2012 |

I have no idea why I started to think of “sayings” the other day, but I did. I was remembering that, as a kid, I simply did not get the…

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Holy Thursday

By Sister Rita Clare Gerardot | April 5, 2012 |

Holy Thursday begins the Triduum, the last three sacred days of Holy Week. The celebration of Mass on this day is in late afternoon or early evening. This liturgy has…

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Stations of the Cross at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Cheryl Casselman | April 3, 2012 |

Some of the first items installed in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods were the Stations of the Cross. They were made in Munich, Germany. The Stations…

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Treasures from Archives: Father Goossens

By Connie McCammon | March 20, 2012 |

In one of my recent forays in the stacks of Archives, I stumbled upon a unique item. In an archival box marked chaplains I discovered a black leather wallet in…

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CNN to show documentary on Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Dave Cox | February 29, 2012 |

If you have traveled the world in search of truth, justice and the American way, or whatever else you might seek, you could be a difficult person to impress. Jen…

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Treasures from Archives: Foley Hall Elevator

By Connie McCammon | February 21, 2012 |

Foley Hall conjures many memories for many people. For those of us who never had the privilege of seeing this magnificent edifice, old photographs help us to imagine what an awesome…

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Reflection from Burundi, Africa

By Sisters of Providence | February 19, 2012 |

Note from the Sisters of Providence leadership team: Sister Deborah Campbell is currently in Burundi, Africa conducting an audit for Catholic Relief Services (CRS). As we approach Lent this seems…

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At Providence St. Mel, we believe …

By Sister Lisa Stallings | February 18, 2012 |

I recently had the opportunity to visit Providence St. Mel School (PSM) on Chicago’s West Side. If you’re not familiar with the school and the good work that goes on there, spend…

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Movies that stay with you

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | February 7, 2012 |

After not going to the “real” movies in more than six months, I’ve been twice in the past six days – once to see “Iron Lady” and once to see…

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Pausing for prayer

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 31, 2012 |

The General Officers, the leadership team for the Sisters of Providence, met last week. Each day a different council member prepared and led the prayer. The day we reflected on…

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Remembering Sister St. Francis Xavier

By Connie McCammon | January 30, 2012 |

After the arrival of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her companions to the Woods in October of 1840, the small Congregation was beset with many losses and trials. One of the most…

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