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Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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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.

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Get to know the Sisters of Providence, how we serve, our values and history

Be inspired

Prayers, quotes, reflections, prayer requests

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Find peace and beauty on a visit to our Woods

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Become a Sister of Providence or walk with us as a Providence Associate

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“We do this together. Together, we are Providence. Not ‘I,’ ‘we.’ Together we can have one impact, one voice, one heart.”

Sister Dawn Tomaszewski

General superior

Come and See

if life as a Sister of Providence is right for you! Oct. 26-28 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

You can’t know the Sisters of Providence well without knowing our amazing, faithful, strong foundress.

  • Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

  • Her story

  • Wisdom quotes

  • Shrine

    of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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Help us bring healing to Earth

Teaching, caring, inspiring for all creation.

  • White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Upcoming events

Come and See retreat

October 26 at 7:00 pm - October 28 at 2:00 pm EDT

Come and See what life is like as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in this free retreat weekend for single, Catholic woman between the ages of 18 and 42. Oct. 26-28 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Sign up today!

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November 3 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
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Peace in the Mourning

Are you in mourning?  Let grief be your teacher as you reflect upon, pray about and allow others who have experienced significant loss to walk with you in your journey towards peace.  This retreat day...

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November 10 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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Providence Associate Commitment Ceremony

Help welcome our newest Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods as they make their commitment to live out the mission of love, mercy and justice in their own lives.

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November 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Taizé Prayer

That all may be one The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month....

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Liv Charlton shows off the fruits of her labor with this tub of USDA organic peppers.

“The sisters have broken my expectations I had for them. I was so happy to discover that nuns are, in fact, real people. They are so welcoming and easy to talk to. I’ve loved getting to know a few of them and hearing their amazing stories.”

Liv Charlton

DeMoines, Iowa, 2017-2018 intern at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Looking for a sister?

Find her here! Photos, articles, obituaries of sisters you have known and loved.

HOPE Magazine

HOPE fall 2018 — Growing into our future where I am

In this issue of the Sisters of Providence HOPE magazine read about Sister Tracey Horan and her ministry for justice, activities for our elder sisters, Providence Associates joining the sisters in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel and more!

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Our enewsletters and publications will keep you up to date with the  best content from the Sisters of Providence.

In need of prayer?

You are not alone. We would like to pray for you.

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