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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | October 4, 2018 | 7 Comments

I can’t help but believe that if our hearts were so totally converted, as Francis allowed his to be, Earth might be an entirely different world

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Fall in love with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Mary Riley | September 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to pick a favorite season to visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods – but fall is really spectacular. The foliage is changing from its’ summer greens to an array of brilliant autumnal hues of yellow, orange and red.  There are still plenty of warm days where you can wander outside and visit the many beautiful and…

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White Violet Center: Meet our new crop of interns

By Sister Mary Montgomery | September 17, 2018 | 5 Comments

The team at White Violet Center is pleased to welcome our new interns. These five ladies play a vital role in our daily farm operations. They work in the organic gardens; take care of the animals and so much more. Feel free to leave an encouraging comment so they can see how much support and…

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Putting a face on the Foley Legacy Fund

By Zach Pies | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Foley Legacy Fund has enriched and supported much good this year. The Foley Legacy Fund supports all Sisters of Providence ministries. The following stories are just a few examples of how the Foley Legacy Fund has helped the sisters further their mission.

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Spend Sundays at the Woods!

By Jason Moon | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Plan to take part in the programs, tours or workshops that will focus on a different aspect of life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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Meditation on Creation

By Sisters of Providence | August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The life of humans is interconnected with the healthy life of the environment and all creation

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The First Day: Two Presenters Share

By Sisters of Providence | August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our hearts are full of gratitude and awe, for today, the result of so much prayer, planning, and plain hard work, has exceeded our expectations

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Congregation statement regarding Catechism revision

By Sisters of Providence | August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

We applaud the decision to change the text and will continue our mission of being God’s Providence in the world by committing ourselves to works of love, mercy and justice in service among God’s people

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The Providence Climate Agreement

By Sisters of Providence | July 31, 2018 | 3 Comments

Editor’s note: Why all the concern over carbon emissions? Carbon is a necessary element of life. Carbon emissions (carbon dioxide/CO2) are naturally released into the atmosphere and nature is able to keep the Earth in balance – plants and oceans absorb it, supporting life on Earth. However, human activity, particularly in industrialized countries, has resulted in…

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CCTF, JCC: Addressing the issues at hand

By Ben Kite | June 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

It is an ambitious goal, but a goal that can be achieved

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Have you visited the Farm Store at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods?

By Cheryl Casselman | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Different seasons bring a variety of organic vegetables to the cooler and counter at the Farm Store. So stop in each time you’re at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to see the produce and more.

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