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Language barriers, smiles and unexpected gifts: Sister Denise Wilkinson reflects from France

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 4:34 am by

I am getting to know each sister by paying attention to her expressions, her voice, her walk, her greeting of others. I notice her desire to communicate with me and her frustration at not knowing English.
Most of all I notice smiles. I didn’t expect smiles as comfort, joy, wordless compassion. Right now that’s what they are for me and I hope for the sisters I encounter. Continue reading

Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 5:07 am by

Enjoy beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in all it’s spring splendor during the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. There is lots to see, do and learn; so check out the full schedule and more details. Continue reading

‘Were you there when they crucified, my Lord?’

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘Oh, it does cause me to tremble’ Continue reading

Holy Week reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 9, 2017 at 4:38 am by

We hope your time walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin has been beneficial. The week’s reflections below conclude this Lenten journey. May your Holy Week be blessed! Continue reading

Sisters to participate in panel discussion of documentary

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Director of ‘Life After Life’ to present free screening of film on Sunday, April 9 Continue reading

Week 6: Walking through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 4:52 am by

We invite you to continue to walk through Lent with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and with us with these short daily reflections for the coming week.
Sunday, April 2
“O my people! I will put my spirit in you that you may live, and I will settle you upon your land.” – Ezekiel 37:14 Continue reading

Week 5: Daily reflections with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Posted on March 26, 2017 at 4:02 am by

“I turned to my God and felt my confidence reanimated. If He takes away our last support, is it not because He wishes to be the sole support of His Daughters of the Woods?” – Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
• When has God remained faithful to me, even when all seemed hopeless? Continue reading

Another definition of Providence: ‘Don’t worry, Sister. We will send something.’

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 5:30 am by

We have already received donations from 1,104 donors Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – ‘It is marvelous.’ A look back on Sister Kathleen Marie Cronin

Posted on March 23, 2017 at 5:30 am by

‘People love someone to listen, just to listen.’ Continue reading

Week 4: Daily Lenten reflections with Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 4:14 am by

“Continue to be faithful yourself, my dear child.” – Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
Week four daily Lenten reflections with Saint Mother Theodore Continue reading

Photos! Providence Associate retreat 2017

Posted on March 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm by

Last weekend brought nearly 70 Providence Associates and Sisters of Providence together for the Providence Associate spring retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Enjoy these photos from the weekend retreat! Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight – Karen Hoffman

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 8:30 am by

It (volunteering) is such a rewarding experience – your payment is the smile on the lonely person’s face. The smallest effort can help ease someone’s burden when they are being crushed by the pains of life. Continue reading

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