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Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
A community of vowed Catholic women religious, we joyfully live out the radical Gospel message of love, mercy and justice in today’s world. Inspired by our foundress Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, we are passionate about our lives of prayer, education, service and advocacy. We dedicate ourselves to helping those who might otherwise be forgotten.
The Sisters of Providence invite all high school and middle school aged students to spend some time volunteering with elders at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods this summer. June 3-6 and 10-13, 2019. Bring a smile to someone’s face! Share the gift of your presence.Read More
Explore this spiritual classic and introduction to prayer book “With Open Hands” by Henry Nouwen, internationally renowned priest and author, respected professor and beloved pastor. Each week, we will discuss themes throughout the book which...
Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France. Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings. Songs are sung many times over...
This Father’s Day, bring the whole family on this 1.5 mile, guided tour of the nature trail and cosmic walk at the Woods. Learn how we help manage the forest and care for this vitally...
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In the summer 2019 issue of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods HOPE magazine, you will find stories about the ever-expanding community of Providence, Sister Corbin Hannah’s ministry with homeless youth, new burial options at the Woods, our Annual Report and more!Read issue