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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | October 4, 2018 | 7 Comments

I can’t help but believe that if our hearts were so totally converted, as Francis allowed his to be, Earth might be an entirely different world

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Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, 2018 reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was about 9:30 p.m. on one of the nights leading up to the opening of the new shrine of Saint Mother Theodore back in October of 2014. I went looking for Father Mark Joseph Costello, who was putting the finishing touches on one of the display cases in the shrine. I wanted to nudge…

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A look at the life and ministry of Sister Agnes Celine Hammond

By Jason Moon | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Sister was gentle – and in her gentleness, she possessed strength.’

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Giving Voice scholarship awardee in Oaxaca, Mexico

By Sister Joni Luna | September 25, 2018 | 6 Comments

What a beautiful gift these encounters were to my heart and soul!

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Pray with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, our friend in heaven

By Amy Miranda | September 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we approach her feast day, let’s turn to Saint Mother Theodore, a friend and prayer support in heaven, for help in praying for our needs.

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My guide was ‘Divine Providence’

By Harve Schlachter | September 19, 2018 | 5 Comments

This would not be at all possible without Divine Providence!

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Fall in love with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Mary Riley | September 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to pick a favorite season to visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods – but fall is really spectacular. The foliage is changing from its’ summer greens to an array of brilliant autumnal hues of yellow, orange and red.  There are still plenty of warm days where you can wander outside and visit the many beautiful and…

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White Violet Center: Meet our new crop of interns

By Sister Mary Montgomery | September 17, 2018 | 5 Comments

The team at White Violet Center is pleased to welcome our new interns. These five ladies play a vital role in our daily farm operations. They work in the organic gardens; take care of the animals and so much more. Feel free to leave an encouraging comment so they can see how much support and…

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HOME, a place to nurture the well-being of others

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is rare that a Sister of Providence going to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods doesn’t say, “I’m going home.” It is rare that visitors to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus don’t remark on the beauty, the peace and comfort they experience on the campus. It is rare that the Woods isn’t described as a special place or as welcoming.…

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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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