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Visiting Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

WVC to host an ‘Alpaca Encounter’

By Jason Moon | February 28, 2022 |

The event is a wonderful opportunity for guests to get behind the scenes and learn more about the alpacas

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Sisters to host Alcohol Inks March 20

By Jason Moon | February 16, 2022 |

Cost to attend the workshop is $65, which includes all materials

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Sisters of Providence to host ‘Mystics – A Journey of Discovery’

By Jason Moon | February 11, 2022 |

Dorothy Day will be discussed on March 13 and Saint Pope John XXIII will be discussed on April 10

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Taizé Prayer Service scheduled for March 8

By Jason Moon | February 10, 2022 |

The hour-long service includes prayer, readings, beautiful music and time for silence and reflection.

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Weather conditions force closings

By Jason Moon | February 4, 2022 |

We pray that all who are impacted by the storm are safe

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Sisters of Providence to host ‘Mystics – A Journey of Discovery’

By Jason Moon | January 26, 2022 |

The sessions will take place on Sundays (Feb. 20, March 13 and April 10) in the Foley Room at Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, from 1:30-3 p.m.

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Sisters schedule Winter Used Book Sale

By Jason Moon | January 25, 2022 |

Items are not pre-priced, but freewill donations are appreciated.

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Taizé Prayer Service scheduled for February 8

By Jason Moon | January 21, 2022 |

The hour-long service includes prayer, readings, beautiful music and time for silence and reflection.

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St. Mary’s Senior Living now leasing, schedules open house

By Jason Moon | January 14, 2022 |

The facility has scheduled a ribbon cutting ceremony for 10:30 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

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Meaningful new names for the roads of Saint Mary’s

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 13, 2022 |

The names of its winding roads can tell us much about the culture and history of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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A closer look at ‘How to Be an Antiracist’

By Sister Jan Craven | January 13, 2022 |

‘What is fascinating about Dr. Kendi? He does not lose hope and instills a sense of taking a chance to do more than survive, but to thrive and live forever free of racism.’

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The Roads of Saint Mary’s

By Sister Janet Gilligan | January 12, 2022 |

This renaming of roads was necessary in order for the Woods to be enrolled in the County Emergency System. In the past, when there was an emergency, a member of the security staff had to wait at the gate to direct the emergency vehicles.

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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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