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Art, an enduring legacy at the Woods

By Sister Donna Butler | September 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

On this particular day it was a painting done at Saint Mary of-the-Woods in 1898 by his grandmother, Mary Ray McCoy that brought Robert Kirkpatrick Jr., his brother, Jay and sister-in-law, Carole to visit for the first time.

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Labor Day 2018

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | August 30, 2018 | 6 Comments

Let us take time, then, to reflect on laborers and some of their realities that need our attention and faithful actions

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Celebrating 8th Day Center for Justice

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

I couldn’t help but feel a sense of loss that, as the drumbeat of white supremacy in the U.S. echoes louder and the inequality gap widens, this beacon of creative non-violent resistance is simultaneously dimming

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Saint Mother Theodore: Truly a Woman for All Time

By Mary Riley | August 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin died May 14, 1856. Today is Women’s Equality Day – a day in which we remember the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote in 1920. The amendment was first introduced in 1878 but did not pass until 1920. In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August…

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Women share why they are exploring life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Editha Ben | August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I like their deep and beautiful understanding of God — how it connects them to others, the Earth and art. There is so much life and creativity flooding from the SPs and it resonates with my soul. I also love their social justice.”

We are so blessed to be able to share with others the joy we find in our lives as Sisters of Providence. Please keep in your prayers these women and all others who are exploring where God is leading them.

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Remembering Sister Kathryn McNulty

By Jason Moon | August 24, 2018 | 3 Comments

‘She was definitely a people person … She was welcoming, no matter how lousy she felt’

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Passing the baton

By Sister Ann Casper | August 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Harve has been coming to the Woods from Chicago for several years to visit a friend, Sister Agnes Maureen Badura, so he already knows several sisters

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It’s school reunion time!

By Connie Gualano | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is your school hosting a reunion this year? Be sure that your name and contact information is correct in our records so that you will receive a notification about your school or class reunion.

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Spend Sundays at the Woods!

By Jason Moon | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Plan to take part in the programs, tours or workshops that will focus on a different aspect of life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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The First Day: Two Presenters Share

By Sisters of Providence | August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our hearts are full of gratitude and awe, for today, the result of so much prayer, planning, and plain hard work, has exceeded our expectations

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A look at the life of Sister Mary Edwin Werner

By Jason Moon | August 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

Sister Mary Edwin was “remembered for not tolerating typing errors, erasures or ‘strike overs.’”

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A front porch reflection

By Sister Donna Butler | August 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

She had a very small house, but an extravagant heart

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