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Looking forward to 2019!

By Sisters of Providence | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Providence would like to share our deepest appreciation to all of our donors, volunteers and friends who helped make our 2018 special events and activities a great success. You helped us share Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with thousands of visitors and pilgrims. You helped us provide educational and family-friendly…

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Weekly Intentions for Persons who are trafficked

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | January 7, 2019 | 3 Comments

‘Using people for profit’ slowly degrades their sense of self-worth.’

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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A look into our prison ministry

By Sister Rita Clare Gerardot | December 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

There are many myths surrounding the death penalty

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Who do you want to be now?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 24, 2018 | 2 Comments

I would like to offer hospitality to those seeking asylum in our country. I would like to provide shelter for the innocent in war-torn places and in the violent places in our own U.S. cities. I would like to be a better keeper of the planet.

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O Antiphon – O Emmanuel come ransom us

By Sisters of Providence | December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Emmanuel, God-with-us, the final antiphon sung on December 23, is one of the most treasured names by which we address God. The Word of God has become flesh and dwells among us! The great longing for Wisdom to dwell among us comes to fulfillment in the conception of the Son of God in Mary by…

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O Antiphon – O King of nations come save us

By Sisters of Providence | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesus the Christ enters the antiphons directly as the one who is King and Desired of all. He will bind God’s people Israel with the Gentile world. The foundation of this union is Christ as the cornerstone. Speaking eloquently to both Jewish and Gentile Christians, St. Paul uses the cornerstone image in the letter to…

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O Antiphon – O Dayspring come shine on us

By Sisters of Providence | December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dawn – even though it rouses us from sleep and marks the beginning of a new day with all its challenges and blessings – brings light and the possibilities that a new day holds. The Sun of Justice shines upon Mary and Joseph, angels, rulers, shepherds and on ourselves as we rejoice and marvel at…

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O Antiphon – O Key of David come free us

By Sisters of Providence | December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we read the Book of Kings, it is startling to discover that even though they were lawful descendants of David, the constant refrain describing all but two of the kings reads: “He did evil in the sight of the Lord.” David himself sinned seriously yet to David belong the key and scepter of the…

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Simbang Gabi the Terre Haute way!

By Jessica Vitente | December 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

Filipinos who believe in fostering family ties and values that serve to strengthen the backbone of the Philippine Society hold these gatherings as sacred. Simbang Gabi expresses the faith of Filipinos who share the same core belief with all Christians, namely, that God resides in human society. It is a great way for children of God from various cultures to come together as one body of the Church.

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O Antiphon – O flower of Jesse come deliver us

By Sisters of Providence | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Root of Jesse, antiphon, refers to the family descended from Jesse, the father of David, and therefore the root of the house of David. The Jesse tree, common in the land, became the ensign or insignia of the House of David, who succeeded Saul, the first king of Israel. David’s reign was long and…

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O Antiphon – O Leader come to set us free

By Sisters of Providence | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Yahweh spoke to Moses from the burning bush, Moses understood that his mission was to lead the Hebrew slaves from Egypt to the Promised Land. Moses asked God’s name so that he could tell the people who made this promise and the response was “Tell them that I Am sent me to you.” The…

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