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Five reasons to become a Providence Associate

By Amy Miranda | May 16, 2021 |

Why become a Providence Associate? Here are five reasons.

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Sister Lawrence: a courageous caregiver in an epidemic past

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 5, 2021 |

At 5 o’clock that same day, Sister Lawrence died. “I regret nothing,” she said, “in leaving the world. I have worked hard, very hard, with my body, perhaps my mind has not worked hard enough; our sisters will pray for me.”

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Newsnotes

By Casey Kellum | May 3, 2021 |

Catch up on news from the Sisters of Providence, from COVID-19 to Earth Day to a new alumni association.

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My Indiana! Meet our new director of Mission Advancement

By Maureen Dickinson | May 3, 2021 |

Experiencing the Woods in person the first time assured us we made the right decision. We were called here for God’s purpose, to the right place, at the right time. I imagine Saint Mother Theodore Guerin felt that way too.

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Face-to-face with a pandemic: Sister Arrianne Whittaker

By Jason Moon | May 3, 2021 |

“I am so grateful that I am in the ministry I am in because I have been able to work and feel like I’m contributing to our resolution to fight this disease.”

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100+ year old sisters survive COVID-19

By Amy Miranda | May 3, 2021 |

“She has a strong determination to live and has never let anyone do for her what she can do for herself.”

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Take a deep breath: spiritual direction during pandemic

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 3, 2021 |

“Having Sister Marsha sit, listen, pray and offer her gentle guidance brings the matter up into the light. And once the struggle has been shown the light, the resolution begins.”

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Sisters of Providence struggles and wisdom amidst pandemic

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | May 3, 2021 |

For many sisters, extended time in prayer has been both a coping mechanism and a time of real growth for them during the pandemic. Sister Joni Luna put it this way: “I find that if I fill my cup a few times a day by entering into this God space, it helps get me through the chaos and unpredictable events of my day.”

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Cancer group honors Sister Mary Ryan

By Jason Moon | April 28, 2021 |

There were others in the group ‘who had walked in my shoes.’

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Parish and senior ministry during a pandemic

By Sister Carole Kimes | April 21, 2021 |

The meals have proven to be a Eucharistic action. One recipient hadn’t had home cooked meals in years. Wheelchair bound and unable to use a stove or oven safely limited his cooking, so his meals had largely consisted of microwavable frozen meals. Now he gets a home-cooked meal twice a month and gets to visit with the parishioner who delivers it.

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Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

By Amy Miranda | April 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

What is it like to be a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Sign up for our virtual Come and See retreat April 16-17, 2021 to find out!

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Getting hyped up for Scrabble!

By Jason Moon | April 13, 2021 |

“I believe it’s like riding a bike. We’ll get right back into it with no trouble at all. And I can’t wait!”

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