SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- People of all faith traditions are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., and the greater faith community of the Wabash Valley for an ecumenical Taizé Prayer gathering from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind.

The 2017 theme for Taizé is “Praying for peace in the world and in our hearts.” The monthly Taizé service is free to attend.

The hour-long service includes prayer, music, a time for silence, spoken and silent prayers. The prayer is quiet and reflective, peaceful and joyful. The prayer space is lit primarily by candlelight.

Taizé takes place on the second Tuesday of each month. Remaining dates for 2017 include Nov. 14 and Dec. 12.

For more information, call 812-535-2952 or log on to Taize.ProvCenter.org.

The Sisters of Providence, a congregation of nearly 300 women religious, with more than 200 Providence Associates, collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown 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 17 states, the District of Columbia and Asia, through works of love, mercy and justice. More information about the Sisters of Providence and their ministries may be found at SistersofProvidence.org.

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