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Merging parishes and creating community

By Sister Sue Paweski | June 8, 2023 |

‘The foundation for growth depends on our respect and appreciation of one another.’

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‘Take action to feed the hungry elderly in our midst’

By Jason Moon | May 15, 2023 |

Sister Emily TeKolste featured in Global Sisters Report

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In-person, virtual Taizé Prayer Service scheduled for June 13

By Jason Moon | May 11, 2023 |

The hour-long service includes prayer, readings, beautiful music and time for silence and reflection.

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Sisters to host Virtual Guided Meditation June 8

By Jason Moon | May 10, 2023 |

The virtual event is free to attend via Zoom

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Gifts to Foley Legacy Fund support the underserved, SP mission

By Sister Ann Casper | May 2, 2023 |

Funding for a second social worker was described as “a game changer for our community,” at Providence Cristo Rey High School (PCR) in Indianapolis, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Providence. “The money enables PCR to have social worker personnel available to provide staff, parents and students a better understanding of factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health) affecting a student’s performance and behavior, crucial understandings for the low-income students and families that we serve.”

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Giving new life to plastic shopping bags

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 2, 2023 |

Retired Sisters of Providence in the Lourdes Hall Assisted Living Residence of Providence Health Care are transforming plastic grocery and shopping bags into warm sleeping mats. Homeless residents of the Terre Haute area can use these to stretch out and sleep on at night.

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Sister Barbara Battista featured in Newsweek

By Jason Moon | May 1, 2023 |

“I’m a Catholic Nun. I’m standing up for trans people.” — Sister Barbara Battista Click here to read this column written by Sister Barbara which is featured in Newsweek.

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Plan to join us for our Volunteer Open House!

By Sarah Knoblock | April 28, 2023 |

The open house is a great opportunity for those who have not yet signed up to volunteer for the sisters

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Earth Day 2023

By Casey Kellum | April 26, 2023 |

More than 700 people visited Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on April 22 to take part in the Sisters of Providence Earth Day festivities! The event returned this year after a three-year hiatus…

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Sisters to host Virtual Guided Meditation

By Jason Moon | April 18, 2023 |

For more information, call 812-535-2952 or email

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In-person, virtual Taizé Prayer Service set for May 9

By Jason Moon | April 17, 2023 |

The service includes prayer, readings, beautiful music and time for silence and reflection

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Sisters to host ‘Tending to Life’ retreat

By Jason Moon | April 12, 2023 |

Practices to be used include breathwork, embodiment, gratitude, forest bathing and more

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As a community dedicated to advocating for the marginalized, we Sisters of Providence join our voices with others in speaking out about many peace and justice issues of great importance in our world. Learn more about justice concerns dear to our hearts here.

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