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I believe Mother Theodore’s treasures were these: steadfast belief in Providence; an enduring and practical love of people – especially her sisters; and a sense of this place, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, as the deep well from which she drank in the presence, strength, and elaborate beauty of God.

– Sister Denise Wilkinson

Saint Mother Theodore’s Feast Day Reflection

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Sister Denise Wilkinson

Sister Denise was the general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from 2006-2016. She previously served as a high school teacher, college administrator, postulant/novice director and director of advancement and communications for the Congregation. Currently, Sister Denise serves the Congregation in various volunteer positions.

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December 11
“...the eye is lost in the ravishing spectacle [nature], so calculated to elevate the soul towards the author of all things.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin