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Rejoicing in the life of Sister Jeanne Knoerle

By Sisters of Providence | June 10, 2013 |

Join the Sisters of Providence in remembering the life of Sister Jeanne Knoerle by adding your memories here.

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Sisters of Providence host 150 for annual Women in Leadership Luncheon

By Dave Cox | March 10, 2013 |

Nancy Hines of Avon, Ind., survived breast cancer in 1993. In 1994, she survived ovarian cancer. In 1995, her husband, died unexpectedly. In 1996, her sister died of colon cancer.…

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Dealing with the mid-winter blahs

By Sister Patricia Fillenwarth | February 21, 2013 |

Looking out the window at the oatmeal-colored sky hurling down buckets of sleet and ice reminds us again that we are in February. It’s the time of year when we…

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Be kind. It’s bumpy out there.

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | February 19, 2013 |

Evidently I had too much time on my hands while preparing to write about Random Acts of Kindness Day. I got to thinking: isn’t any act of kindness random —…

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Winter Storm Nemo: Anticipation, beauty, community and reflection from Sister Jane Iannacone

By Dave Cox | February 12, 2013 |

Records were set along the Northeast Coast of the United States last weekend: records for snowfall, records for winds, records for piles of snow, records for conversations about snow. For…

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Birders migrating to the Woods to see special winter visitors

By Dave Cox | February 8, 2013 |

Sister Jean Fuqua has a life list of seeing 146 different species of birds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, and the most recent additions to the list were the most exciting. Beginning…

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Sisters enjoy the intensity and challenge in a good game of Scrabble

By Dave Cox | January 24, 2013 |

Can you imagine the euphoria of a one-move checkmate? Well, technically, that’s impossible. But in many other games, tests and competitions, an opening move to put your opponent into a…

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Simon and Daisy

By Sister Lisa Stallings | January 23, 2013 |

A “cute pet” video has been making the rounds lately. It is aptly titled “Daisy the Puppy Can’t Quite Figure Out Stairs — Simon Shows Her How,” and once you’ve…

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Raucous, garish and crowded displays of Christmas lights

By Sister Lisa Stallings | December 18, 2012 |

I LOVE Christmas lights! I admire and appreciate elegant, disciplined displays — a spotlight shining on the Christmas wreath, a string of white lights tracing tree trunks, a red bow…

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Sister Frances Joan Baker celebrates 80 years as Sister of Providence

By Dave Cox | December 8, 2012 |

In the true spirit of the Christmas season, it’s been a “wonderful life” for Sister Frances Joan Baker. Sister Frances Joan will celebrate her 80th anniversary during the Senior Jubilee…

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Help the saints!

By Rosie Blankenship | December 5, 2012 |

Our director of Archives, Sister Mary Ryan, teaches a class on community history that’s held for the benefit of our postulant. However, sisters and staff members are invited, so I’ve…

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Experiencing a deep and authentic unity

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | August 17, 2012 |

The following reflection is from the Sisters of Providence General Council: Sister Denise Wilkinson, Sister Lisa Stallings, Sister Jenny Howard, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, and Sister Mary Beth Klingel. The April…

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