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April 2020

Taizé Prayer Service

April 14 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

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2020

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. The theme for the year 2020 is "Act justly, Love tenderly, Walk humbly" from Micah 6:8. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer…

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Memory Café

April 16 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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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Sundays at the Woods: Art at the Woods

April 19 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Free; donations will be appreciated.

Discover some of the extraordinary works of art displayed at the home of the Sisters of Providence. Past attendees will have an opportunity to see new pieces as well as traditional favorites. Not only you’ll view artworks created by sister artists but also enjoy the art works by other artists. Meet in the lobby of Providence Spirituality and Conference Center.

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Teen Volunteer opportunity

April 25 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

Are you 12-to-18 year olds? Come share your time and talents with our retired Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Earth Day Festival & Craft Fair

April 25 at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Free; donations will be appreciated.

Join the Sisters of Providence at the largest and longest-running Earth Day celebration in West Central Indiana. Bring the family and enjoy the day. You’ll enjoy a host of exhibits, garden and horse barn tours, a nature trail hike, spinning, weaving and felting demonstrations, the indoor craft fair, and much more. There's lots to learn and do at this jam-packed event. Food will be available to purchase from a variety of food trucks and vendors. Bring your refillable water bottle…

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May 2020

Enneagram Workshop

May 1 at 7:00 pm - May 3 at 10:45 am EDT
$150 – $250

You are invited to experience one of the most powerful and insightful tools for understanding ourselves and others. At its core, the Enneagram helps us to see ourselves at a deeper, more objective level and can be of invaluable assistance on our path to self-knowledge. The Enneagram is a newly revived, yet ancient system that will profoundly deepen your understanding of and love for yourself, others and God. More than just new information about your personality, the Enneagram opens up…

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Bikers, Brunch and a Blessing

May 3 at 10:15 am - 11:30 am EDT
No cost. Sunday Brunch is offered at a discounted rate.

All motorcycle riders are invited to the Woods for a free blessing of bikes and their riders, followed by Sunday Brunch in beautiful O’Shaughnessy Dining Room at a reduced rate for $15.75. You will be greeted by the sisters as we all pray for safety on the road. Each rider will receive a memento of the blessing. Tours of the campus will be available. There is no cost to participate in for the blessing but to ensure we have enough…

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Art to Lift your Spirit!

May 6 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm 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 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

One event on May 6, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

One event on July 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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

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

One event on September 2, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you have a love of art and a desire to charge up your creativity? Then plan on joining our Art and Soul Creation Guild. The guild is open to all regardless of art expertise. Choose either the first Wednesday (9:30 a.m.) or the first Thursday (6:30 p.m.) of the month (except for July when there will be no regular classes). Many communities have art groups which meet regularly to do art together. They offer support and encouragement for both…

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Art to Lift your Spirit!

May 7 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 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 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

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 9:30 am

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

One event on January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

One event on May 6, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on July 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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

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

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

One event on September 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you have a love of art and a desire to charge up your creativity? Then plan on joining our Art and Soul Creation Guild. The guild is open to all regardless of art expertise. Choose either the first Wednesday (9:30 a.m.) or the first Thursday (6:30 p.m.) of the month (except for July when there will be no regular classes). Many communities have art groups which meet regularly to do art together. They offer support and encouragement for both…

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Women, Wine and Wisdom at the Woods

May 7 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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One event on May 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

$10 – $25

Join with other women, catch your breath, and connect with God. At each gathering we’ll have time for good conversation, prayer and wine! (Other beverages will also be available.) There will be surprise appearances by wise women!!! Wine, other beverages and snacks included. Cost: $10 per evening or $25 for all three sessions.

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Woods

May 10 at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Treat mom and grandma to a special Sunday Brunch extended menu in the elegant O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Enjoy the extended menu, featuring all-time favorites such as shrimp cocktail, carved prime rib, raspberry pork loin, fresh salads, side dishes, homemade desserts and so much more. Following brunch, feel free to tour the grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods or visit with the alpacas! Reservations are not accepted but tickets can be purchased in advance. Choose your seating time: 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  or…

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Taizé Prayer Service

May 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2020

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. The theme for the year 2020 is "Act justly, Love tenderly, Walk humbly" from Micah 6:8. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer…

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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 2019–August 2020.

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.