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Visiting Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

SPs are merry presents at Light Your Way Christmas Parade

By Diane Weidenbenner | December 6, 2017 |

The Christmas season is a time to be merry and bright and the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are enthusiastic supporters of this tradition. Saturday night, the Sisters of…

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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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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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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods listed in National Register of Historic Places

By Jason Moon | October 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods listed in National Register of Historic Places

‘We’ve always known The Woods to be a special place which has touched and changed many lives for generations.’

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My favorite part: visits to the Woods have an impact

By Mary Riley | September 12, 2017 |

“My favorite part was praying with Mother Theodore Guerin because I felt her with me.” Children share letters after visiting Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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An unforgettable moment

By Delphine Le Brun | August 10, 2017 |

‘The grandeur of her humility and hard work is breathtaking and hard to process.’

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Visiting a ‘Saintly’ relative

By Jason Moon | July 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Visiting a ‘Saintly’ relative

Descendant of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin visits Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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A special family visit

By Jason Moon | September 26, 2016 |

‘Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is a place of gifts; a place of rejuvenation.’

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Fresh air for the soul

By Amy Miranda | September 1, 2016 |

Enjoy these photos of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on a misty early morning in late August. The Sisters of Providence invite you to come, breathe in the beauty of the Woods. Plan…

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Journey to a Saint: Walking Pilgrimage

By Jason Moon | June 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Journey to a Saint: Walking Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage begins on Tuesday, June 7

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Reflection on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Sisters of Providence | May 21, 2016 |

‘There is a promise in each singing twig …’

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Linden Leaf Gifts: Not just a store!

By Mary Riley | April 26, 2016 |

When you enter Linden Leaf Gifts you will find the religious goods you might expect. There are wonderful items with the image of Saint Mother Theodore and Our Lady of Providence that will inspire you.

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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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