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September 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

September 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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Prayer for Beginners

September 14 at 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
$30

Prayer for Beginners: Five steps that will get your prayer life headed in a new direction. Whether you are just beginning a practice of prayer or want to enliven or deepen your prayer life, this is for you!

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Sundays at the Woods: Dementia Basics and Helpful Tips

September 15 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Free will donation

Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behavior and ability to perform everyday activities. Although dementia mainly affects older people it is not a normal part of aging. Learn about dementia in this three-session series. Awareness and advocacy is key. (Also will be on Nov. 20 and Jan. 8)

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Memory Café

September 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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3rd Thursday of every month
Free will donation

A Memory Café is a welcoming place where people living with early to moderate dementia, together with their care partners (and/or family and friends), can gather together to laugh, learn and remain socially connected with others walking the same journey. Memory Cafés are designed to bring people together in the time honored tradition of enjoying a beverage and conversation. They afford opportunities for engagement, support and networking in addition to offering a welcome respite from the day-to-day challenges of dementia.…

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Coffee with the Mystics

September 21 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on March 24, 2020 at 9:30 am

$10

Mystics lived and wrote about encounters between the soul and God. Their writings have universal and permanent value. Their teachings are timeless – always meeting some of the most urgent needs of those seeking God in our present age. Choose either Saturday morning (10 a.m. to noon) or Tuesday morning (9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) (all EDT) Sept. 21 or 24; This workshop will focus on St. Clare of Assisi and St. Francis of Assisi. Nov. 16 or 19; This workshop will…

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Coffee with the Mystics

September 24 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on January 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on January 14, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 24, 2020 at 9:30 am

$10

Mystics lived and wrote about encounters between the soul and God. Their writings have universal and permanent value. Their teachings are timeless – always meeting some of the most urgent needs of those seeking God in our present age. Choose either Saturday morning (10 a.m. to noon) or Tuesday morning (9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) (all EDT) Sept. 21 or 24; This workshop will focus on St. Clare of Assisi and St. Francis of Assisi. Nov. 16 or 19; This workshop will…

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Hole-y-One Golf Scramble

September 27 at 10:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
$125 – $900

Hole-Y-One Golf Scramble is back! Join us for a relaxed afternoon of golf with friends, a tasty lunch and a chance to win one or more praiseworthy prizes and support the Sisters of Providence!

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Fall Farm Day at the Woods

September 29 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
No cost, donations accepted

Join us for a fun family day filled with alpacas, hayrides, demonstrations and facts about the farm. Learn about the history of farming at the Woods from 1840 and how we care for creation today. Learn about the history of farming at the Woods from 1840 to today, which has included dairy cows, a bakery and cannery, chickens, gardens and alpacas. Learn also why it’s important for all of us to care for creation. A video of sisters sharing stories…

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October 2019

Art to Lift your Spirit!

October 2 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
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One event on October 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 2, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on February 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 4, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm

October 2019 (EDT) – March 2020 (EDT/EST) Choose either the first Wednesday (9:30 a.m.) or the first Thursday (6:30 p.m.) of the month.* Many cities have art groups that meet regularly to do art together. They offer support and encouragement for both fledgling and experienced artists. The Sisters of Providence are beginning such a group, but one with a unique focus. Sister Rosemary Schmalz will lead art exercises that will not only stir up creative juices but also lend themselves…

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The Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

October 3 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
No cost

Celebrate the feast day of the 8th American Saint by joining the Sisters of Providence and Providence Associates at the Eucharistic Liturgy on this special day. Mass will take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception and is also open to the public. A feast day in the Catholic tradition is a day set aside to commemorate the life of saintly individuals or a specific event. Born in the village of Etables in Brittany, France, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin…

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Art to Lift your Spirit!

October 3 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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One event on October 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 2, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm

October 2019 (EDT) – March 2020 (EDT/EST) Choose either the first Wednesday (9:30 a.m.) or the first Thursday (6:30 p.m.) of the month.* Many cities have art groups that meet regularly to do art together. They offer support and encouragement for both fledgling and experienced artists. The Sisters of Providence are beginning such a group, but one with a unique focus. Sister Rosemary Schmalz will lead art exercises that will not only stir up creative juices but also lend themselves…

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Taizé Prayer Service

October 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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We want to inspire and encourage you with our upcoming Retreats, Programs, Events and Opportunities here at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. With a variety of offerings for families and individuals, we hope there are several that you'll consider attending from September 2018–August 2019.

Whatever the occasion, we invite you to visit the Sisters of Providence and our beautiful grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you!

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Download & plan ahead!

Get our 2019-2020 Retreats, Programs, Events and Opportunities booklet below, or request one be mailed to you by emailing jfrost@spsmw.org.