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Sister Corbin Hannah professes final vows

August 10, 2020

‘I was looking for community living, where I could learn and grow with others who also desired to be of service.’

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Sister Teresa Kang professes first vows

August 10, 2020

‘Before entering, I felt a strong calling to religious life and felt God was directing me to the Sisters of Providence.’

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Sisters to host virtual Taizé on August 11

July 23, 2020

Join the Sisters of Providence for song, quiet contemplation and inspired readings during the ecumenical Taizé Prayer livestream service from 7-8 p.m., on Tuesday, August 11. Persons of all faith traditions are invited to the gatherings, which take place on the second Tuesday of each month. The 2020 theme for Taizé is “Act justly. Love…

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Sisters schedule annual used book sale

July 15, 2020

“We have a lot of books and more. There is a little bit of everything for everybody.”

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Prayer service for executions

July 10, 2020

Plan to join the Sisters of Providence and others on Sunday during this prayer service for executions.

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Sisters to host virtual Taizé on July 14

July 7, 2020

The hour-long service includes prayer, beautiful music, and a time for silence, spoken and silent prayers.

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Tribune-Star podcast with Sister Barbara Battista

June 12, 2020

Tribune-Star podcast interview with Sister Barbara Battista

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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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