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What’s all this talk about Taize?

By Becky Igo | December 30, 2012 |

The Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, is offering monthly Taize prayer services in 2013, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 8. Sister Paula Damiano, coordinator of…

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Welcoming friends and neighbors to Providence Health Care at the Woods

By Sister Lisa Stallings | December 20, 2012 |

  Sisters of Providence have thought of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. as home since Mother Theodore Guerin and her companions established themselves here in 1840. We are happy to open our…

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Raucous, garish and crowded displays of Christmas lights

By Sister Lisa Stallings | December 18, 2012 |

I LOVE Christmas lights! I admire and appreciate elegant, disciplined displays — a spotlight shining on the Christmas wreath, a string of white lights tracing tree trunks, a red bow…

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Several Sisters of Providence share their Christmas wishes

By Dave Cox | December 14, 2012 |

Sisters of Providence may not sit on Santa’s plush lap or bended knee, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a wish or two to share with you for the…

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Celebrating, praying, singing and dining in Taiwan

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | December 11, 2012 |

Sisters Lisa Stallings, Jenny Howard and I have recently returned from a visit with our sisters in Taiwan. What a time! Our main reason for going was to participate in…

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Sister Frances Joan Baker celebrates 80 years as Sister of Providence

By Dave Cox | December 8, 2012 |

In the true spirit of the Christmas season, it’s been a “wonderful life” for Sister Frances Joan Baker. Sister Frances Joan will celebrate her 80th anniversary during the Senior Jubilee…

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Help the saints!

By Rosie Blankenship | December 5, 2012 |

Our director of Archives, Sister Mary Ryan, teaches a class on community history that’s held for the benefit of our postulant. However, sisters and staff members are invited, so I’ve…

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Joni has an “overwhelming feeling to serve”

By Diane Weidenbenner | December 4, 2012 |

Joni Luna, our new postulant from Texas, wanted more. She was a successful teacher/women’s athletic coordinator with a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She  had…

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Quiet expectation

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 3, 2012 |

The season of Advent began yesterday. A period of time leading up to Christmas and parallel to the Lenten season preceding Easter, Advent is a time of hopeful waiting as…

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Always count your blessings …

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | November 25, 2012 |

Sometime after my mom retired, she “got into” ceramics. She and her friends went to classes taught by a woman in my mom’s neighborhood. For the most part, they applied…

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Black Friday CAN BE a Good Friday!

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 23, 2012 |

One would probably expect that a blog post coming from the Sisters of Providence with “Black Friday” in the title would condemn the blatant consumerism running rampant in our society.…

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Rock star for justice

By Cheryl Casselman | November 21, 2012 |

It’s not every day you pick up a Rolling Stone magazine and know someone being featured in one of the articles, but that’s what happened to me last week. I’ve…

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