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Sisters to take part in special memorial services

May 29, 2020

‘Hopefully, taking time to remember those who have died will also help us be attentive to the positive actions we need to take to prevent further loss of life.’

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Congregation names new alpaca Providence Raphael Anthony

May 8, 2020

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, recently welcomed a new addition to its alpaca herd, Providence Raphael Anthony. Providence Raphael Anthony, “Tony” for short, was given this name in honor of Archangel Saint Raphael, the patron saint of nurses, doctors, and medical workers, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for…

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Sisters of Providence announce new Vocations Director

April 20, 2020

“Sister Joni is very personable. She makes one feel at home and very comfortable.”

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Coronavirus crisis update: March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020

From the Sisters of Providence General Officers: During a noon press conference today, Monday, March 23, Governor Holcomb issued an Executive Order for all Indiana Residents to STAY AT HOME. Some states have called it a Shelter in Place Order. This extends through April 7. We believe the procedures we currently have in place at…

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Sisters continue updates amid coronavirus crisis

March 20, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution because of the nature of the threat of COVID-19, the Congregation announced the closure of all buildings on the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus until May 18 …

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Sisters of Providence offer update on closures amid coronavirus crisis

March 17, 2020

The action is being taken in order to protect the sisters who are elderly within the Congregation

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Sisters of Providence announce closures amid coronavirus crisis

March 13, 2020

The action is being taken in order to protect the sisters who are elderly within the Congregation

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WVC to host Baking Sourdough Breads

March 4, 2020

Learn various bread-baking basics, tips and tricks for creating and maintaining sourdough bread starters on Saturday, March 28, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, during the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (WVC) Baking Sourdough Breads workshop. The workshop will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., and will be facilitated by Candace Minster. Minster said sourdough breads…

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Sisters to offer Springtime Scripture series

February 27, 2020

“Going deeper into the readings during Lent is a great way for people to deepen their spirituality and prepare better for Easter.”

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Annual Human Rights Day set for March 3

February 24, 2020

‘My goal is to inspire everyone in the audience to believe in ‘never again.’ I see myself as a bridge between generations.’

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How are you living the Gospel? Come and See life as a Sister of Providence

February 21, 2020

“Come and experience through this retreat the sacred life of being a Sister of Providence.”

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Sisters to host Memory Café on March 19

February 20, 2020

“These events help connect persons who are living with early-to-moderate dementia and their care partners with others socially and educationally while being in a relaxed environment where they are free from judgment.”

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