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Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

By Amy Miranda | April 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

What is it like to be a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Sign up for our virtual Come and See retreat April 16-17, 2021 to find out!

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My journey with Providence

By Cathy Lamperski Dearing | April 8, 2021 |

After my second visit to the Woods, she asked me, “Do you know anything about Providence Associates?” I was not familiar with an associate relationship with the Sisters of Providence. She invited me to consider becoming one. She provided me with information and brochures. Mostly, she provided me with encouragement and this excitement and enthusiasm about her community and its mission.

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Welcoming the Spring Equinox

By Sister Mary Moloney | March 19, 2021 |

As we celebrate Spring Equinox and begin spring gardening chores, we may want to think of gardening as prayer.

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Winter blues? Farmer Tara recommends a little friluftsliv!

By Tara Elmore | February 9, 2021 |

Norway has a word and cultural keystone called friluftsliv, which means “open air life.” It’s a celebrated tradition to dress for the weather.

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You can help bring a happy ending to restore St. Joseph’s Lake

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 11, 2021 |

The lake water disappeared. In February 2018, days and days of heavy rain caused several large trees to be torn loose from the earthen berm. When the trees fell, a section of the berm collapsed, allowing the lake water to “escape.”

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 21, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 21, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 14, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 14, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 7, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | November 7, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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White Violet Center Farm Tour

By Mary Riley | October 31, 2020 |

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an…

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Founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana is a place to relax, reflect or pray. You can immerse yourself in our fascinating history and amazing architecture. Many of our buildings are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a guided group tour or a self-guided tour where you can explore at your own pace. There is plenty to do indoors such as visiting the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Gueirn, the Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Animal and nature lovers will discover an abundance of trees and plants as well as a variety of creatures such as alpacas and chickens. You can do a little shopping and stop for a bite to eat. All are welcome.

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