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A Reflection for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 5, 2019 | 1 Comment

Is not your heart burning inside to know this Christ, Jessica, to welcome this Christ as the core of your truest self?

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Discovering the Woods: A visit from a fresh perspective

By Mary Riley | July 24, 2019 | 2 Comments

Each day we get visitors, pilgrims and tour groups who explore the many wonderful things that are here for all to discover.

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A Reflection for a Golden Jubilee

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This Jubilee is as much about looking forward as it is about looking back.

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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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Grumbling with Saint Mother Theodore

By Amy Miranda | June 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

Saint Mother Theodore, truly I have great need of your prayers. I am quite a grumbler.

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 | 7 Comments

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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Digitizing the letters and journals of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Janet Gilligan | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The original manuscripts of all the existing letters and journals, mostly in French, have been carefully preserved in the Sisters of Providence Archives. But these fragile pages have never been available to the public. Now, thanks to a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Indiana State Library, digital representations of the personal letters of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, along with transcriptions and translations, will be available sometime after July.

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Saint Mother Theodore: The real woman behind the image

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 21, 2019 | 5 Comments

I find this image of Mother Theodore very compelling. Because it hangs in my work space, I see it often. For me the image conveys an entirely different way to know Mother Theodore. This isn’t the iconic formal portrait of Mother Theodore. It is not the grey, grainy daguerreotype giving us the most accurate way…

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Thanking the Sisters through social media

By Jason Moon | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is only Thursday. If you haven’t had a chance yet and you’re still in school, thank your teacher today!

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Volunteer opportunity spotlight: Docent this sound amazing?

By Mary Riley | April 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

April is National Volunteer Month. Follow along each week as we highlight some of the opportunities the Sisters of Providence have available. Are you a person who loves details? Do you like to tell stories? Can you walk backwards and talk at the same time? If so perhaps being a docent is the right volunteer…

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Saint connects sisters across the ocean

By Amy Miranda | January 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin is at the root of a special connection that still exists between the original Sisters of Providence in France and the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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Reflections for Foundation Day — Oct. 22, 2018

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 22, 2018 | 3 Comments

“This is our inheritance — that on an October day in 1840 — six women entered a log cabin chapel and life was never again the same.”

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An unshakeable trust in God. It set Saint Mother Theodore Guerin apart and makes her a model for us in our daily living. Get to know our brave and inspiring foundress better through these stories.

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