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Sister Cathy White

By Sisters of Providence | February 7, 2005 |

Sometimes it takes a call even though “the call” already has been received. Once Cathy White had decided to act on her desire to join a religious congregation, she did…

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Sister Anji Fan

By Sisters of Providence | January 18, 2005 |

Sister Anji Fan wanted to be a “holy nun” from a very young age. But living in mainland China would make that dream difficult to fulfill, even in a close-knit…

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St. Joseph statue ‘rained’ over the Woods

By Sisters of Providence | July 1, 2004 |

For more than 90 years, St. Joseph has been watching over the sacred grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from his perch upon the north water tower. On June 8, this 34-inch-tall,…

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Peaceful people demand facility closing

By Sisters of Providence | November 1, 2003 |

Note: The following article was written by Sister of Providence Rita Clare Gerardot, who is an activist for peace and who participates in work to close the School of the…

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Pére Michel Guthneck

By Sisters of Providence | March 19, 2003 |

In the 163 years since the founding of the Congregation, countless lay people have worked side-by-side with the Sisters of Providence to bring love, mercy and justice to others. One…

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Sister of Providence released from prison

By Sisters of Providence | March 10, 2003 |

Sister of Providence Kathleen Desautels, who has served a six-month sentence at the Federal Prison Camp-Greenville (Ill.), was released Friday, March 7, amid cheers, hugs and outward expressions of hope…

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Three Sisters of Providence receive sentences for trespassing during SOA protest

By Sisters of Providence | January 28, 2003 |

Three Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ga., after pleading not guilty with stipulation to federal trespassing charges. Sister Adele…

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Three Sisters of Providence to stand trial Jan. 27 for crossing government line during non-violent protest

By Sisters of Providence | January 17, 2003 |

Three Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., will stand trial Jan. 27 in U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ga., for their arrest in November 2002 during a non-violent protest…

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Three Sisters of Providence arrested in Georgia for participation in non-violent protest at Army base

By Sisters of Providence | November 18, 2002 |

Three Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., were arrested Sunday in Columbus, Ga., for their participation in a non-violent protest against the U.S. Army’s School of the Americas, now…

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All things possible with Sister Janice Smith

By Dave Cox | July 5, 2002 |

‘Now what? Now what!’ Sister Janice Smith remembers asking herself. The answer, for her, led her on the way to a life as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.

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Many SPs sign Declaration of Life

By Sisters of Providence | April 30, 2001 |

Note: The following story was originally written in 2001 at the time of the execution of Timothy McVeigh in Terre Haute, Ind. Sisters of Providence are given an opportunity to…

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Fathers speak out against death penalty

By Sisters of Providence | March 22, 2001 |

Note: This story was originally published in 2001 prior to the federal execution of Timothy McVeigh at the U. S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind. How can anyone understand the…

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