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Updates from the Sisters of Providence summer 2018

By Sisters of Providence | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Providence Associate co-directors. Sister My Huong Pham transfers to the Sisters of Providence. Mats for the homeless and more! Read the latest news updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Volunteering can be addictive – cleaning statues in Providence Park

By Kymberli Huet Payonk | May 22, 2018 | 4 Comments

The Week of Service started as collaboration between the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as we jointly celebrated our 175th anniversary in 2015.  The SMWC Alumni Board of Directors worked with the sisters on it that very first year. They loved it so much that it has now become a yearly tradition.…

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Creighton students spend spring break at White Violet Center

By Cheryl Casselman | March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the past seven days, five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, immersed themselves in learning more about sustainable living during a one-week service trip to White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

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Thank you for making amazing experiences possible

By Cheryl Casselman | September 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

Thank you to all who support the Sisters of Providence so people from all over the world can have meaningful experiences at a USDA certified organic farm in Indiana. I stopped by the orchard and the garden yesterday to get a few pictures that might give you a glimpse of the day-to-day on the farm.

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Volunteers help the Woods run smoothly

By Jason Moon | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The relationships I’ve developed with sisters, staff and other volunteers are probably the most significant and positive in my life. I have found a new family, who love me unconditionally and with whom I share a spirituality, which has deepened and broadened among them,” Peggy said.

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Sister Rosemary wants your books

By Mary Riley | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twice a year Linden Leaf Gifts holds a used book sale and Sister Rosemary has been a key person in the planning and organization.

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Volunteer spotlight – Peggy Balensuela

By Emily TeKolste | April 25, 2017 | 6 Comments

If you’ve been considering volunteering with the Sisters of Providence, hesitate no longer! When the Sisters say “All Are Welcome,” they mean it. I am one of the many non-Catholics who passionately support their mission and the charism of St. Mother Theodore.

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Volunteer Spotlight – Karen Hoffman

By Emily TeKolste | March 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

It (volunteering) is such a rewarding experience – your payment is the smile on the lonely person’s face. The smallest effort can help ease someone’s burden when they are being crushed by the pains of life.

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Letter to Cardinal Elect Joseph Tobin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 23, 2016 | 4 Comments

We have found in you an advocate for Catholic higher education, as well as religious life

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From uncomfortable to comfortable

By Cheryl Casselman | October 21, 2016 | 2 Comments

Five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, spent their fall break at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice giving service and learning more about sustainable living this week.
“You have to get out of your comfort zone. It really allows you to experience things that help you grow as an individual,” Ameer Chughtai said.

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Benny brings smiles to residents of Providence Health Care

By Mary Riley | July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benny (aka Benny the dog) with the assistance of his very human companion, Providence Associate Judy Collins, makes regular visits to Providence Health Care. His mission is simple. Make them smile.

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A community of friends: the Providence Associate relationship

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

The spirituality of Providence tells us that all of life is interconnected, that all is holy, all is one. There was “oneness” in that room that day. I could see it AND feel it. I know the source is Providence.
Providence Associates are women and men of faith who choose to have an intentional relationship with the Sisters of Providence. They commit to sharing their own unique gifts and talents with others while walking with the Sisters of Providence. But they also walk with each other and that is making all the difference.

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