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September 2019

Fall Farm Day at the Woods

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

Bring the family and join us for a fun family day filled with alpacas visits, children's activities, hayrides, fiber and 4-H demonstrations, facts about the farm, fall treats and more. 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 about the Farm back in…

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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 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

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. (except for January when we will meet on the second Wednesday or Thursday) Do you have a love of art and a desire to charge up your creativity? Then plan on joining our Art and Soul Creating Guild. The guild is open to all regardless of art expertise. Many communities have art groups which meet regularly to…

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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 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 6:30 pm

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

One event on January 9, 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. (except for January when we will meet on the second Wednesday or Thursday) Do you have a love of art and a desire to charge up your creativity? Then plan on joining our Art and Soul Creating Guild. The guild is open to all regardless of art expertise. Many communities have art groups which meet regularly to…

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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

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. 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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Seek your answers through prayer: fall Come and See retreat

October 11 at 7:00 pm - October 13 at 2:00 pm EDT
Free

Come and See if life as a Sister of Providence might be for you on this weekend retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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Grieving and the Holidays

October 12 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT

(This event has been canceled.) Are you anxious about getting through the holidays without a loved one who has died recently? Those who come will have an opportunity to reflect upon, pray about, and allow God and others who have also experienced a significant loss to help you create a plan to grieve gracefully during the holidays. Join facilitator Sister Connie Kramer, SP, as she helps guide you to a place of befriending your grief and strengthening the enduring bond…

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Memory Café

October 17 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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Providence Associate new candidate orientation

October 19 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

New Providence Associate candidates and their companions will gather to spend the day getting to know one another and beginning their journey to becoming Providence Associates. All participants will gather in the Providence Hall community room. Interested in walking with the Sisters of Providence as a Prsuovidence Associate? Request an application here.

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Bohlen Design: Four Generations of Indiana Architectural Prominence

October 20 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Free; donations will be appreciated.

Noted architectural scholar Dr. James Glass will present on the architecture and architects of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District (SMWHD) on October 20, 2019 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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Foundation Day Mass

October 22 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
No cost

Join us as the Sisters of Providence recognize the heritage and honor the day Saint Mother Theodore Guerin – foundress of the Sisters of Providence – and her five companions first set foot upon the soil at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, on Oct. 22, 1840. Within one year, Saint Mother Theodore opened an Academy, now known as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Soon afterward, she opened schools in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Village and at St. Francisville, Ill. From there, the education ministry grew to schools…

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November 2019

Teen Volunteer opportunity

November 2 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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.

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