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Sister Ellen Cunningham receives SMTG Award

By Jason Moon | May 26, 2018 | 2 Comments

‘I am honored to be in their company.’

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We need their love for God: sisters influence former student’s lifework

By Amy Miranda | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I have always said the Sisters of Providence were such a great influence on me as far as being an independent woman. They were very alive in the community and they shared themselves with us. They cared about the poor. And they cared about us. I just had a fabulous experience at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College largely because of them,” Kathy said.

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Volunteering can be addictive – cleaning statues in Providence Park

By Kymberli Huet Payonk | May 22, 2018 | 4 Comments

The Week of Service started as collaboration between the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as we jointly celebrated our 175th anniversary in 2015.  The SMWC Alumni Board of Directors worked with the sisters on it that very first year. They loved it so much that it has now become a yearly tradition.…

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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 | 0 Comments

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

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Throwback Thursday: A look into the life and ministry of Sister Conrad Monrad

By Jason Moon | October 26, 2017 | 6 Comments

‘She was always calm, peaceful, looking at us straight in the eye, with her beautiful smile.’

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Faithfulness and God’s mission: a Foundation Day reflection

By Dr. Dottie King | October 22, 2017 | 6 Comments

I find strength in the passages written by Mother Theodore that are oft quoted and perhaps even more so in the lesser-known stories of her day-to-day life. She walked the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and cared so much for the fledgling school, its students and the teachers. I believe that her prayers are still with us and perhaps with me in a special way because I now watch over the school that she created.

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Honoring Foundation Day

By Jason Moon | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

SMWC students to take part in Foundation Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 24

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Historical Recognition

By Jason Moon | October 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

‘I think this designation truly honors the legacy of all who have gone before us’

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SMWC dedicates Sister Jeanne Knoerle sculpture

By Jason Moon | June 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

‘I think she had a distinct ability to always look forward. She was always visionary, ahead of her time.’

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Online exclusive: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Sisters of Providence seek more collaboration

By Sister Cathy Campbell | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trustee Alice Shelton said the retreat was very important. “The public tends to view Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and the Sisters of Providence as being very close together.”

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New energy, focus for justice

By Sister Tracey Horan | October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Before discerning a focus, sisters and associates gave input on their priorities. Six key justice issues emerged: environment, human trafficking, immigration and refugees, anti-racism, women’s issues and nonviolence. Still … there was a clear desire for focus.

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Throwback Thursday: Remembering a Renaissance Faire and a ‘pair-o’-docs’

By Jason Moon | June 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Remember the Renaissance Faire? Would you like to learn more about a ‘pair-o’-docs?’

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