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Reconnecting with Basilian Sisters in Ukraine

By Sister Maureen Abbott | March 22, 2022 |

Reviving these memories of the beautiful people in a country rooted in a strong Christian heritage makes my heart weep as we pray …

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Jason Moon | January 17, 2022 |

“History is the long and tragic story of the fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily … we know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily…

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Meaningful new names for the roads of Saint Mary’s

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 13, 2022 |

The names of its winding roads can tell us much about the culture and history of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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And now, a brief word from O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 12, 2022 |

I am still a place of tranquil symmetry and classic beauty, and sometimes I think I can hear faint echoes of the chatter, laughter, music and ritual that for 100 years have filled this special space. I wait in eager expectation to learn what my next role will be.

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Journals and Letters week 46: God’s flowers

By Linda McMahon | August 21, 2021 |

Mother Theodore followed the death announcement with a telling of this young (aged 21) sister’s story. We learn that she lived her faith and her vocation in a most holy and virtuous way, and she approached her death with serenity.

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Art Exhibit: Stories from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District

By Jason Moon | August 6, 2021 |

In partnership with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute will exhibit “Stories from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District,” from…

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Did you know? An award named after Sister Dorothy Drobis (RIP)

By Jason Moon | July 29, 2021 |

“Teaching was so dear to Sister Dorothy’s heart.”

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An unbreakable promise

By Sister Janet Gilligan | July 26, 2021 |

True to her word, after her safe arrival at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Mother Theodore had a small log chapel built on a little hill in the forest east of the convent

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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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Information sessions set for St. Mary’s Senior Living

By Jason Moon | July 2, 2021 |

The meetings will take place at 3 p.m., and 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, July 8, at Providence Hall on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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WVC teams with Arts Illiana for anniversary writing contest

By Jason Moon | June 24, 2021 |

‘This project started when we were talking about the 25th anniversary and brainstorming ideas to recognize the milestone’

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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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Often, some of the most interesting pieces of history are lost in time. These inviting stories are drawn from the Sisters of Providence Archives and the memories of sisters and friends. They feature the many people and places instrumental in the Sisters of Providence history.

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