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Eucharistic Liturgy to take place Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 18, 2010

WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence will celebrate Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 25, with Eucharistic Liturgy at 11 a.m., in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Mass is open to the public and to all faith traditions.

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated with the traditional Thanksgiving Day music and readings with the Prayers of the People relating to God's generous abundance and blessings for all of humanity and creation.

The Sisters of Providence, a Congregation of nearly 400 women religious, have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located northwest of Terre Haute, Ind.

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840. Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 19 states, the District of Columbia, Taiwan and China.

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