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Archives: keeper of the stories

By Connie McCammon | May 18, 2012 |

Have you ever thought of Archives as being a ministry? Perhaps not, but according to Sister Marianne Mader, Archives researcher, it is. “[Archives] is a way of connecting with other…

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Providence Pavers offer a meaningful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods connection

By Rosie Blankenship | May 16, 2012 |

The Sisters of Providence have been offering Providence Pavers at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for about two years. These bricks can be engraved and are placed at either the fountain on the…

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Treasures from Archives: Civil War diary

By Connie McCammon | May 15, 2012 |

I’ve been digging around Archives looking for Civil War material for a long time. One day, Sister Marie Grace Molloy, a wonderful volunteer, asked me if I had ever seen…

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A Valiant Woman

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | May 11, 2012 |

People around the world honor mothers. Designating a special day for mothers, as we do in the United States, brings into the consciousness of our nation the wonderful women who…

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Do you remember your First Holy Communion?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 9, 2012 |

My young friend, Patrick Donovan, made his First Communion last weekend. Not only did I receive an invitation to attend this special occasion but I also was part of the…

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7 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Quotes

By Cheryl Casselman | May 4, 2012 |

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are blessed to have a foundress who loved to record her thoughts and prayers. The following is a handful of Saint Mother Theodore…

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Good Starting Point for Prayer and Reflection

By Sister Lisa Stallings | April 26, 2012 |

April is National Poetry Month, so it seems appropriate to think about favorite poets. I can’t say I have a single favorite poet, but one of my favorites is Mary…

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Treasures from Archives: Sister St. Francis Xavier’s slippers

By Connie McCammon | April 17, 2012 |

One day while gathering some information for a blog on the death of Sister St. Francis Xavier Le Fer, I ran across some intriguing information about an artifact belonging to…

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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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