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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

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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A look into the life and ministry of Sister Conrad Monrad

By Jason Moon | October 26, 2017 |

‘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 |

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 |

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 |

‘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 |

‘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 |

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 |

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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Nolan receives alum award for purpose, devotion and leadership from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College

By Katie Cramer | July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Nolan receives alum award for purpose, devotion and leadership from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College

Sister Carol Nolan received the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Award for possessing similar purpose, devotion, community vitality and leadership as exhibited by Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s foundress.

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

By Jason Moon | June 9, 2016 |

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

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Throwback Thursday: Remembering Commencement 1987

By Jason Moon | May 12, 2016 |

Connecting to past commencements

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Throwback Thursday: Remember ‘Tiny Tim?’

By Jason Moon | May 5, 2016 |

Andrew O’Dwyer worked in security for the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for 48 years

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is the first ministry of the Sisters of Providence, founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her companion sisters just months after they arrived in the United States in 1840. A vibrant college community located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, the Sisters continue to sponsor the college.

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