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Saint Mother Theodore Guérin: A Woman for All Time

By Sisters of Providence | August 20, 2018 |

Who was this woman we call Saint Mother Theodore? In 1840, leaving her home in France, she came to Indiana determined to be the face of God’s Providence to everyone she encountered. She left a legacy of love, mercy and justice. What can we learn from her life to guide us in today’s world?

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Awards dinner honors time, talent and treasure

By Sister Ann Casper | June 14, 2018 |

View the event’s photo album here. General Superior Sister Dawn Tomaszewski welcomed 226 guests to the June 2 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Dinner, noting that the annual event has become a very important way for us to thank our many benefactors for being instruments of God’s loving care for us. The theme of the evening…

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Sister Ellen Cunningham receives SMTG Award

By Jason Moon | May 26, 2018 |

‘I am honored to be in their company.’

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Mother Theodore moment

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 25, 2018 |

All in all, it seems Jack has caught the essence of our saint: very brave, a lover of nature and very kind. Jack himself is very much that way: very brave, a lover of nature and very caring. That’s the thing about saints. We want to be like them.

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Mother Theodore the leader

By Amy Miranda | May 14, 2018 |

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was a true leader. She led by inspiring others. “The sweetness and patience of our dear Mother opened all hearts to her, and once in possession of a heart, she could lead the will to the most heroic acts of virtue,” described Sister Anastasie Brown, a former student and member of…

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The woman behind the saint

By Amy Miranda | May 14, 2018 |

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was an immigrant, stood up to injustice, endured poverty, lived with chronic health problems and more. Through her own words, which have been published in Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin, we are able to see the woman behind the saint and why she continues to lead and inspire people worldwide.

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Virtual spiritual pilgrimage of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Amy Miranda | February 4, 2018 |

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.

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Sisters of Providence remember Archbishop Emeritus Daniel M. Buechlein

By Sisters of Providence | January 31, 2018 |

Archbishop Emeritus Daniel M. Buechlein’s passing has rekindled many warm memories for the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Beginning in 1992, he served as the fifth archbishop of Indianapolis. He grew up in Jasper, Indiana (where the SPs taught), and became a monk at St. Meinrad Archabbey. Archbishop Buechlein served Indianapolis until Pope Benedict…

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Intersectionality – what is it?

By Sister Donna Butler | January 19, 2018 |

Today, even as random violence seems to become the norm in our country, there are some for whom violence and discrimination are nothing new. Whole classes of people face discrimination on a daily basis because of how their realities overlap: discrimination in housing, the workplace, our churches, our criminal justice system, health care, our immigration system.

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Elegance on display: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods added to National Register of Historic Places

By Jason Moon | January 19, 2018 |

“I thought, ‘it looks like a little piece of Europe was plunked down in the backwoods of Indiana.'”

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Shared roots: bonds that unite beyond culture, time and place

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 19, 2018 |

” I loved being the very place where Mother Theodore worshiped in her years of living in La Providence. To sit in this very simple chapel for hours refreshed and renewed me. There I experienced in a unique way the presence of Mother Theodore,” writes Sister Denise Wilkinson.

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L’association Providence-Armor

By Jean Brown | November 15, 2017 |

We can all become honorary members of L’association Providence-Armor.

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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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