Top 7 reasons to be a Providence Associate
For most it’s about relationship with the Sisters of Providence. That personal relationship is enriching on many levels.
It’s about mission
Joining the sisters in their mission of love, mercy and justice in service among others gives a sense of mission in a person’s daily life.
A spiritual boost
It’s life enhancing
Visiting the Woods and connecting with the community helps refresh and declutter our lives. It helps us stay centered. We get in touch with ourselves. It challenges us to be better people and gives us a sense of purpose.
We like being in a community of people with similar ideals, interests and spirituality. Like-spirited friendships are created. One associate said she felt an immediate bond with other associates.
Opportunity to learn
Always the educators, Sisters of Providence have much to teach. Starting with the companion each associate is paired with as a candidate, many mentors are available. Associates enjoy learning about the Congregation and about the mission of the Sisters of Providence, as well as sharing in the sisters’ great wealth of knowledge.
Providence Associates say they find a home at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. It’s a place where we feel welcomed and where we fit in. It’s a place of respite, a place of re-energizing and renewal. It’s a holy ground.
What would you love most about becoming a Providence Associate? Why not find out! Request an application to become a Providence Associate here.