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Weaving alpaca yarn: a productive and beautiful hobby

By Amy Miranda | May 2, 2023 |

Precise, mathematical, purposeful. All words that describe Sister Jean Fuqua, SP — and her art.

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Art is prayer

By Lonnie Wiram | January 12, 2023 |

Sister Jody O’Neil, SP, finds spirituality in creating works of art.
“Art is a connection of my spirit and the spirit beyond me,” she said.

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Sister Kathleen Bernadette Smith: love of God strengthens love of others

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 12, 2022 |

Kate found the “fit” she was looking for with the Sisters of Providence. She found a group of religious women whose spirituality fit with hers and who shared her love of music. For Sister Kate, both of those characteristics define much of who she is.

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My life with the Violin

By Sister Carol Nolan | December 13, 2021 |

‘Happiness is something to be practiced like a violin.’

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Stories from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District

By Jason Moon | July 21, 2021 |

“We’re grateful to the Swope Art Gallery for allowing both the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to share the hidden treasures with the greater Wabash Valley.”

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Advent celebration banners 2020

By Sisters of Providence | December 11, 2020 |

Generally the term advent denotes the introduction of something important. In Christian Religions the Season of Advent refers to the four weeks of preparation before Christmas. It marks the beginning…

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Providence Teen Ministry Talent Show 2020

By Casey Kellum | March 11, 2020 |

Wabash Valley students participated in the Sisters of Providence, Teen’s Got Talent Show on Saturday, March 7. The sisters enjoyed several different types of dance, including ballet and a traditional…

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Sisters create Art and Soul Creation Guild

By Jason Moon | September 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Sisters create Art and Soul Creation Guild

Each session will begin with a short exercise for the purpose of stirring up one’s creative juices.

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The joys of music

By Sharon Boyle | July 17, 2019 |

One morning, I said hello to a Sister of Providence resident, merely as a greeting. As I started to leave, she asked me to stay.

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Sisters preserving memories through memory books

By Katie Harich | May 24, 2019 |

Memory books detail and preserve aspects of a person’s life history with photographs, artifacts and narratives. They facilitate life-affirming interaction, encourage deep reflection and celebrate life events through story-telling and reminiscing. And they are effective in stimulating memories, especially for individuals living with dementia.

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A Sister Prom/Winter Dance!

By Sisters of Providence | February 3, 2019 |

January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some…

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Saint connects sisters across the ocean

By Amy Miranda | January 10, 2019 |

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin is at the root of a special connection that still exists between the original Sisters of Providence in France and the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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