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First-ever virtual Come and See weekend retreat

By Amy Miranda | October 23, 2020 | Comments Off on First-ever virtual Come and See weekend retreat

Tune in virtually by Zoom to learn what the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have to offer during Come and See retreat for single, Catholic women ages 18-42, Oct. 23-24, 2020 .

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By Sister Paula Damiano | September 23, 2020 |

We learned so much about ourselves as individuals, but had the added benefit of learning about one another.

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Chicago Fire star sends birthday wishes to daughter of legendary Chicago firefighter

By Sisters of Providence | August 24, 2020 |

During these unprecedented, challenging times, Estelle especially appreciated the time Kinney took to wish her well and acknowledge her military service

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Tony and the NIH: Our newest alpaca becomes a part of history

By Mary Riley | August 5, 2020 |

This past April, the Sisters of Providence were blessed with a bouncing bundle of alpaca joy, Raphael Anthony (aka Tony). It couldn’t have come at a better time. At this…

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‘What about the switchboard?’

By Amanda Maher | May 14, 2020 |

In the end, it was decided I would work from home and all calls would be routed to my cell phone

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COVID-19: ‘Lessons’ Learned

By Sister Ann Casper | April 26, 2020 |

This is the routine now

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Come and See weekend retreat

By Amy Miranda | April 3, 2020 |

NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19, the Sisters of Providence are canceling Spring Come and See weekend. Make plans to attend our next Come and See weekend retreat Oct. 23-25, 2020.

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Sister Barbara Battista: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 16, 2020 |

Living a common life centered in the Gospel virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience has opened and stretched me beyond my wildest imaginings.

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Sister Cathy Campbell: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?

By Sister Cathy Campbell | March 15, 2020 |

And in the 55 years I have been a Sister of Providence, I have discovered those possibilities have been imaginative and endless.

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Sister Dawn Tomaszewski: What it means to be a Catholic sister today

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | March 8, 2020 |

‘My sisters and our associates invigorate me for whatever might lay ahead.’

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‘It was 20 years ago today …’

By Jason Moon | March 3, 2020 |

‘We were attracted to the combination of faith, justice, and environmental sustainability WVC and the Sisters of Providence offered.’

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Calling all moms! Come out to the Woods for this retreat!

By Ashley Poff | February 25, 2020 |

‘Without question, being a mom is the greatest joy of my life …’

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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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