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Letter from a saint: to Rev. J. Bouvier

By Connie McCammon | October 6, 2010 |

Portions of a letter to the Most Rev. J. Bouvier (The Most Rev. J. Bouvier was the Bishop of Le Mans, France. This letter was dated Jan. 6, 1854.) “Our…

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Letter from a saint: to Sister Basilide

By Connie McCammon | September 29, 2010 |

Portions of a letter to Sister Basilide Sénéschal in Madison, Ind. (This letter was dated Nov. 3, 1851.) “Sister Mary Cecilia [Bailly] has a very severe cold. Her lungs are…

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Letter from a saint: to Bishop Bouvier

By Connie McCammon | September 8, 2010 |

Portions of a letter to the Most Rev. J. Bouvier (The Most Rev. J. Bouvier was the Bishop of Le Mans, France. This letter was dated Feb. 23, 1843. Mother…

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Letter from a saint: to Father Martin

By Connie McCammon | August 18, 2010 |

Portions of a letter to the Rev. Augustine Martin, May 1, 1841 (Father Martin gave the sisters their first retreat in the United States Nov. 30 to Dec. 7, 1840.…

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Archives and the Civil War

By Connie McCammon | August 11, 2010 |

The Sisters of Providence Archives has several historical documents and photos related to the Civil War. The Congregation, of course, provided nursing service at the Military Hospital in Indianapolis as…

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The Hand of Providence

By Connie McCammon | July 28, 2010 |

In 1949, a small booklet written by the Rev. John F. McShane was published. “The Hand of Providence” is a short history of Indianapolis General Hospital. It was at this…

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Providence and Social Media

By Beth Bell Kyle | July 16, 2010 |

Your day has begun, whether it consists of rolling out of bed and heading off to class or feeding an infant with a foggy,’Good morning.’ to your spouse (more my…

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Preparing for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War

By Connie McCammon | June 15, 2010 |

The Sisters of Providence Archives is one of four institutions in Vigo County to participate in a digitization project of Civil War material. Under the auspices of Wabash Valley Visions…

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A tribute to sisters who have served

By Connie McCammon | May 30, 2010 |

On Monday, May 31, our nation celebrates Memorial Day. During Mass on Monday, the Sisters of Providence will remember those sisters who served their country during war. An American flag…

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Answering a call to duty

By Connie McCammon | May 16, 2010 |

On May 17, 1861, the Sisters of Providence took charge of of all “domestic arrangements” at City Hospital, Indianapolis. This hospital had been turned over to the federal government for…

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Life in Providence: Thoughts from a Providence Associate

By Jessi McGuire Blessinger | May 13, 2010 |

This morning I found myself shuffling slowly across my church’s parking lot, murmuring softly in response to the call and response of the rosary and enjoying a beautiful spring day.…

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Gems from our Archives

By Connie McCammon | May 5, 2010 |

The Sisters of Providence are truly blessed to have an Archives that is filled with artifacts, journals and papers documenting the history of this Congregation from its humble beginnings in…

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