The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are a community of vowed Catholic women religious. Inspired by our foundress Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, we are passionate about our lives of prayer, education, service and advocacy.
Live joyfully! Single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to explore a fulfilling life as a Sister of Providence. All women and men of faith are invited to join the family of Providence as Providence Associates.
Sister Ann Margaret O’Hara, (blue jacket) executive director of Women of Providence in Collaboration, provides a few pointers to those helping with registration for the Providence Event 2012 on Thursday afternoon, June 14, 2012. Seated at the table are Providence Associates Lorraine Kirker of Coupeville, Wash., and Donna Watzke of Carmel, Ind. Standing behind Sister Ann Margaret is Providence Associate Marilyn Webb of Brownsburg, Ind.
Providence Associates Donna Kehoe of Chicago; Carol Passmore of Skokie, Ill.; and Mel Marino Wolff also of Chicago (left to right) are the assembly line for putting together the Annual Meeting folders on Thursday afternoon, June 14, 2012.
Providence Associate and Advisory Board member Marilyn Neuman (left) of Arlington Heights, Ill., is a great organizer and was instrumental in getting the folders for the Annual Meeting of Providence Associates ready. And her husband, Chuck, when he doesn’t have his head in a box, is of great help!
Sister Julie Crane, (left) a Sister of Providence of Holyoke, Mass., and Providence Associate Jeannie Smith of Solana Beach, Calif., are two happy faces greeting folks who picked up registration packets for the Providence Event 2012 on Thursday afternoon, June 14, 2012.
Providence Associates Rosaline Secrest (left) of Brazil, Ind., and Diane Weidenbenner of Terre Haute, Ind., smile for the photographer during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Providence Associates Margo Edwards-O’Toole (left) of Louisville, Ky., and Pat Ruck of Aliso Viejo, Calif., are welcoming faces during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Providence Associates Lorraine Kirker, John Hamilton and Sandra Hartlieb (left to right) look over the directory of Sisters of Providence during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012. Lorraine is from Coupeville, Wash., John hails from New Lenox, Ill., and Sandra resides in Indianapolis.
The ballroom in Le Fer Hall might have been a little chilly at times, but it provided a great space for Providence Associates to gather during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Providence Associate Judy Jaberg (center) of Bunker Hill, Ind., responds to a comment during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Providence Associate Gene Majewski of Wood Dale, Ill., makes a point during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Providence Associates Diane Weidenbenner (left) of Terre Haute, Ind., and Melissa Pasko also of Terre Haute react to a comment made by Sheila Donis (far right) of Jasonville, Ind., during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
Deanna Ruston (center) of Evansville, Ind., smiles at a comment made at her table during the 2012 Annual Meeting June 17-18, 2012.
left to right, Providence Associates Joann Kennelly and Rachel Ambrose after the California renewal ceremony in September
California renewals: left to right – Providence Associates Pat Ruck, Linda McMahon, Sister Cathy White and Providence Associate Jeannie Smith assist in the renewal of commitment for Providence Associates Rachel Ambrose and Joann Kennelly.
California: left to right Sister Cathy White with Joann Kennelly and Rachel Ambrose as they renew their commitment to the Sisters of Providence as Providence Associates.
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are a congregation of Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who minister throughout the United States and Taiwan. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840. The congregation has a mission of being God's Providence in the world by committing to performing works of love, mercy and justice in service among God's people.
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