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Providence Community Cemetery represents new outreach ministry

Providence Community Cemetery represents new outreach ministry

Friends, family, alums, staff and other supporters of the Sisters of Providence have described Saint Mary-of-the-Woods as a peaceful, holy place. They have cherished relationships with the Congregation and our beautiful, sacred grounds in Indiana. Because of this, the Congregation has been asked periodically about the possibility of having loved ones buried at the Woods. The leadership team of the…

November begins year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of China mission

November begins year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of China mission

In November, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods community begins a year of celebration highlighting the 100th anniversary of the Congregation’s mission to China. As a first step, sisters, staff, associates and others began reading “Against All Odds,” a biography of the sisters’ mission written by Sister Ann Colette Wolf. A summer retreat is also being planned. The Congregation…

Sisters of Providence celebrate joyous senior jubilee

Sisters of Providence celebrate joyous senior jubilee

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, honored their 75-year, 70-year, and 60-year Jubilarians on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. The 75-year Jubilarians, pictured above including (front) Sister Miriam Clare Stoll and (back, third and fourth from left) Sister Florence Norton and Sister Mildred Giesler. They are photographed with (back, from left) General Councilors Sister Mary Beth Klingel, Sister Lisa…

Retreat: Healing from Sexual Abuse, a Retreat for Women Religious

Retreat: Healing from Sexual Abuse, a Retreat for Women Religious

Friday, March 6 (1 p.m) to Sunday, March 8 (2 p.m.) This retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is for Women Religious who have experienced any type of sexual abuse or trauma. Presented by Rachel Waltz, DNB, APRN-BC an a team that will focus on healing and empowerment. One-on-one counseling will be available for those in need of support. It is advisable…

Providence Food Pantry Celebrates 25 Years

Providence Food Pantry Celebrates 25 Years

On September 22, Providence Food Pantry, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, celebrated 25 years of loving service to residents in the West Terre Haute area. Persons of all faith traditions visited the pantry during an open house, enjoying treats, soda and chances to enter several raffles. During the celebration, Pantry Director Sister Joseph Fillenwarth…

Butterflies for Immigrant Children

Butterflies for Immigrant Children

October 28 was National Immigrants Day.   The Sisters of Providence from St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN posted the following article which I think bears sharing with all Women of Providence website followers: “On this National Immigrants Day, I ask myself what if Mother Theodore Guerin and her companions, unable to speak English, had been deported back to France in 1840 when they arrived…

Journey with the Spirit through Art

Journey with the Spirit through Art

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN are holding a four day retreat from July 11-14th.  This is a retreat where you will join Sr. Rosemary Schmalz in guided art exercises, integrated with prayer, and you’ll explore, as on a journey, how you see your world, yourself and those you love.  Absolutely no art skill is required.  Sounds interesting! …

WPC Elects New Leadership

WPC Elects New Leadership

The Women of Providence in Collaboration met for their annual board meeting on April 10-11, 2019 at the Genesis Spirituality and Life Center in Westfield, MA.   The following Sisters are the new officers for the Executive Committee of the Board: Front row sitting:  Kathleen Popko, SP–Vice-Chair,  Alice Marie Lyon, CDP-Treasurer Back row: standing:  Dawn Tomaszewski, SP–Chair, Barbara McMullen, CDP–Executive Director,…

Sisters of Providence At St. Mary of the Woods Receive Tax Credits for Senior Housing

Sisters of Providence At St. Mary of the Woods Receive Tax Credits for Senior Housing

Providence prevailed on Thursday, November 15, when the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, learned that the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) had awarded tax credits for a project at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The credits will be used to create 64 units of affordable housing for seniors by the Congregation in the current, vacant Owens Hall on the motherhouse…

Sisters of Providence Welcome New Associates

Sisters of Providence Welcome New Associates

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana, welcomed 23 new Providence Associates at the Rite of First Commitment on November 10, 2018. At the same time, 45 associates renewed their commitment. Following the commitment ceremony a reception was held to celebrate with family, friends, associates and Sisters of Providence as our Providence Community continues to grow.…

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