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Come and See virtual retreat: Join the legacy & mission of a Saint

By Amy Miranda | October 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Come and See virtual retreat: Join the legacy & mission of a Saint

What would it be like to live out the mission and legacy of a saint? Single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to find out at the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Come and See weekend Oct. 1-2, 2021

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Sister Marilyn Baker: living the legacy of Saint Mother Theodore as an international teacher

By Sister Cathy Campbell | September 23, 2021 |

So, with little knowledge of the language or the culture, Sister Marilyn traveled to Taiwan. “I really had to learn how to lean on Providence as I began teaching in both the English and English as a Second Language programs there. During my 20-some years there, however, I had some of my happiest years in ministry.”

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A legacy of love, prayer and service

By Sister Janet Gilligan | September 23, 2021 |

When today’s Sisters of Providence describe the spirituality of Mother Theodore, they speak of her deep, joyous love of God. Of her warm affection for her sisters. Her abiding trust in Providence. Of her resilience. Her passion for the mission. And her practical piety.

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Leaning and leading like Saint Mother Theodore

By Maureen Dickinson | September 23, 2021 |

me in the community’s history with a particular responsibility on behalf of our mission has so challenged me to ‘lean on Providence,’ that I know I will never be the same. It has been a grace-filled time for me, during which I have been challenged beyond measure to ‘give the Holy Spirit free access to my mind and heart.’

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Get to know Providence Associate Beverly Adams

By Beverly Adams | August 26, 2021 |

With the next year’s invite, I decided why not give the Providence Associates a try? My first visit to the Woods was astonishing. Once on the inside, there was a sense of peace. All of God’s disciples were welcoming, nice and full of love. That has become one of the best life-altering choices I’ve made.

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Called to transformation, called to transform

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 16, 2021 |

That is what we celebrate today, after all, the witness of two vibrant women willing to keep turning to the God who calls, willing to be transformed in order to transform, willing to sow seeds that others may come to reap.

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Vow Ceremony

By Amy Miranda | August 14, 2021 |

Join us virtually as two Sisters of Providence profess vows on August 14 at 2 p.m. Sister Joni Luna, SP, will be professing final vows. Sister Jessica Vitente, SP, will…

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Quest for God leads to fullness of life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Jessica Vitente | August 13, 2021 |

I’ve found a treasure! I’ve found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of-the-Woods, Indiana, and they have found me. I pray to Provident God that we will never let go of each other.

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Why I say “Yes” to life as a Sister of Providence

By Sister Joni Luna | August 12, 2021 |

“I have a deep calling, a yearning, a longing if you will, to serve and turn my life over to a mission greater than myself.” Sister Joni Luna reflects on professing her perpetual vows.

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Join the legacy and mission of a Saint

By Jason Moon | August 11, 2021 |

The retreat begins at 7 p.m., EDT, on Friday, Oct. 1, and will conclude at 1 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 3.

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Mother Theodore offers support for living with mental illness

By Theresa Tighe | July 21, 2021 |

Some mornings Mother Theodore keeps me from my impulses by saying, “The way is not yet clear, grope along slowly. Be patient. Be trustful.”
Sometimes when I am overwhelmed, I read, “We are not called upon to do all the good possible, but only that which we can do.”
Some mornings, when I am struggling and could use a hug, I open to this, “No one will ever love you as your old Mother Theodore does.”

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Celebrating the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

By Sister Cathy Campbell | June 11, 2021 |

As a student in Sisters of Providence schools, I remember seeing the image in our classrooms.

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