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Providence Hall: a grand structure

By Connie McCammon | January 19, 2011 |

Did you know that Providence Hall: was built after a horrific fire on Feb. 7, 1889, burned down the convent built by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin? has been “green” long…

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Throw it on the Fire

By Jessi McGuire Blessinger | November 30, 2010 |

It had been one of those days: my 3 year old was tearing up and down the aisles of our grocery store despite my protests, my newborn was issuing plaintive…

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‘The little Indian of the northern Lakes’

By Connie McCammon | November 12, 2010 |

“Here we see the little Indian of the northern Lakes becoming one of the Torch-bearers of Christian education in southern Indiana and a notable factor in the expansion of St.…

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin receives another honor

By Dave Cox | November 12, 2010 |

How was Saint Mother Theodore Guerin a pioneer? Let us count the ways! She led a group of five other Sisters of Providence on a treacherous ocean voyage, through densely…

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Letter from a saint: to Sister Gabriella

By Connie McCammon | October 20, 2010 |

Portions of a letter to Sister Gabriella of Fort Wayne, Ind. (Sister Gabriella O’Neill was Mother Theodore’s first postulant of 1841. She was born in 1804 and died in 1875.…

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Letter from a saint: to Rev. J. Bouvier

By Connie McCammon | October 13, 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 April 20, 1854.) “America…

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Queen of Mothers, Queen of Home – and Office and Classroom…

By Beth Bell Kyle | October 12, 2010 |

I learned the song ‘Our Lady of Providence’ during my first weeks at the Woods (SMWC). Sister Sue Pietrus taught it to us so we could lead the students in song during…

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Letter from a saint

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 Feb. 23, 1843. Mother…

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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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