Stories from the Archives
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.
Take a spiritual and historic walk around some of the sacred spaces at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from the comfort of your armchair. We hope you enjoy reflecting on these sacred Woods.
‘She dearly loved ‘her children,’ and they loved her.’
The past is prologue
‘She was an excellent teacher, strict but sprinkling discipline with a dollop of wry humor.’
‘She was always calm, peaceful, looking at us straight in the eye, with her beautiful smile.’
‘The call came, there was a response and a life chosen to live the truth of the Gospel Way began.’
‘I think this designation truly honors the legacy of all who have gone before us’
‘The grandeur of her humility and hard work is breathtaking and hard to process.’
‘She was a very gentle woman. She was never rushed, she just seemed to go. She loved jigsaw puzzles and was so faithful every day.’
‘Mother Theodore had a great devotion to Saint Anne’
‘Though Aunt Clara was small in stature, she was strong willed and had a big heart’
‘Journey in love, mercy and d justice is the theme for our Golden Jubilee Year.’