Skip to Content

Donate > | 
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Sister Marceline Mattingly turns 100!

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 5:30 am by

As she entered Providence Dining Room, Sister Marceline Mattingly had a gleam in her eyes. She glanced around the dining hall as several Sisters of Providence and staff members were arriving in preparation for a celebration. Monday, Nov. 23, was  Continue Reading »

Becoming a Providence Associate

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 4:20 am by

“Every step of the process from orientation to meeting my companions to the year of study has affirmed that Providence, though unexpected and unbidden, is alive and well and welcome in my life. The Sisters of Providence are an amazing order of women religious. I have found camaraderie, companionship, compassion, laughter and wisdom in each one I have met. I want to be like them when I grow up.” Beth Weis, Chicago, Illinois. 26 new Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence made first commitments last Saturday. They share some of that journey here in their own words. Continue reading

New Providence Associates!

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 4:20 am by

Check out this photo album from the ceremony this past Saturday, Nov. 14, where we welcomed 26 new Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence. Continue reading

Much to learn from two women religious founders

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 4:38 am by

Their ministries were filled with humble activities. They rolled up their sleeves, and they dedicated their lives to the people whom others overlooked. Of all the hospitals and schools and ministries they founded, their writings and influence are focused on people, not institutions. Continue reading

Pray with us for the Novena of Our Lady of Providence

Posted on November 2, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Pray with us during the Our Lady of Providence Novena Continue reading

My friends, the saints

Posted on October 31, 2015 at 4:40 am by

We are used to thinking of saints in the past tense. It seems incredible that saints might walk among us today, but they do. What do they do that the rest of us don’t? Not much, really. Sainthood is less a way of doing than a way of being. As Mother Theodore said, “Let us never forget that if we wish to die like the Saints, we must live like them. ” Continue reading

A wonderful time to get to know the sisters of these Woods

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 4:56 am by

It was fitting that our discernment weekend for women interested in knowing more about religious life was during the FEST. It energized me to have seven women who came from Georgia, California, Michigan, and Indiana to have closer interactions with sisters, especially our sisters in initial formation and our sisters who minister in new membership. Continue reading

School Daze

Posted on October 23, 2015 at 5:30 am by

‘Teaching is in my blood’ Continue reading

What brings you here? What are you searching for?

Posted on October 17, 2015 at 4:36 am by

One candidate said her 27-year-old daughter had come to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She said she saw her daughter “became complete” here. So now she is coming as a Providence Associate candidate seeking to feel complete herself. Continue reading

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Feast Day reflection

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 4:49 am by

175 years ago, our beginning was humble. We let go of what we knew and we embraced what was to come. 175 years later we are being asked to do the same. Trust me — as we continue to walk into this new era, as Sisters of Providence, Providence Associates, supporters and friends, we will grow into this era. Be patient. Be prayerful. Continue reading

In the Pope’s Presence

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sister Lawrence Ann Liston reflects on witnessing Pope Francis’s address Continue reading

Journey with a saint: history alive pilgrimage

Posted on October 1, 2015 at 1:51 am by

Tour manager, Rita O’Donohue shares an exciting piece of the FEST regarding tours and pilgrimages. You won’t want to miss this! Continue reading

Page 1 of 18 12345...10...Last »