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A Reflection for a Golden Jubilee

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This Jubilee is as much about looking forward as it is about looking back.

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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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Saying yes to the vows

By Sister Emily TeKolste | June 27, 2019 | 4 Comments

As I say “Yes!” to these great unknowns, I am excited to see the ways that Providence will draw these vows into my life. I’m excited to see the way they will shape me into my most authentic self. I’m excited to see what religious life will come to be as we navigate this time of transition.

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Sisters preserving memories through memory books

By Katie Harich | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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The ever-expanding community of Providence

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

This has had profound impact on our concept of community. We now embrace an understanding of Providence — of God’s design and desire for all of us — which helps us know that we are united with all that exists. That everything is connected.

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Sisters of Providence Come and See weekend retreat

By Sisters of Providence | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come and See what life is like as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in this free retreat weekend for single, Catholic woman between the ages of 18 and 42. April 12-14 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sign up today!

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Providence Associates reflect on the year of integration

By Lori Strawn | February 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

“I developed an understanding of ‘community,’ a feeling of inclusiveness and the power of presence with God, Saint Mother Theodore and each other. It was a mystical time.” Providence Associates share about the life-giving year of integration as they moved toward becoming Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

Read some of the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Simbang Gabi the Terre Haute way!

By Jessica Vitente | December 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

Filipinos who believe in fostering family ties and values that serve to strengthen the backbone of the Philippine Society hold these gatherings as sacred. Simbang Gabi expresses the faith of Filipinos who share the same core belief with all Christians, namely, that God resides in human society. It is a great way for children of God from various cultures to come together as one body of the Church.

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A Reflection for the Providence Associates commitment and renewal

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

There is nothing more important, more radical, more necessary than community

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Postulant Jessica Vitente shares of her journey to the Sisters of Providence

By Jessica Vitente | November 11, 2018 | 5 Comments

Finally now, since my September entrance to the postulancy of the Sisters of Providence, I have both feet in Indiana, but part of my heart is in California. As Saint Mother Theodore Guerin said, “Put yourself gently into the hands of Providence and you will find yourself well supported.”

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Finding my vocation in a long line of religious

By Sister Kathleen Dede | November 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

In my sophomore year I had what for me was a strange experience. I went in to St. Ann’s Church for a visit after school. As I knelt there, I prayed God would somehow tell me if I had a religious vocation. I cannot explain the sensation I had, but my whole body was engulfed with God’s love.

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Community: a place for sharing, love, acceptance, support. A place to be challenged, to be strengthened. For Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, living in community and being part of a larger spiritual community are integral to life. Are you seeking community? Become a Sister of Providence. Or join the larger community as a Providence Associate.

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