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.
The 2016 Golden and Silver Jubilee celebration was June 25, 2016. Celebrate with us our sisters celebrating 50 and 25 years as sisters through these photos!
Four Sisters of Providence celebrated Jubilees on Saturday, June 25. Photographed (front, from left) General Officer Sister Mary Beth Klingel, Jubilarian Sister Cathy Campbell (50 years), Jubilarian Sister My Huong Pham (25 years), General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson, (back, from left) Jubilarian Sister Linda Thompson (50 years), General Officer Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, General Officer Sister Jenny Howard, General Officer and Vicar Sister Lisa Stallings and Jubilarian Sister Mary Jo Piccione (50 years).
The three Golden Jubilarians, Sisters Cathy Campbell, Mary Jo Piccione and Linda Thompson, renew their vows.
Golden Jubilarian Sister Cathy Campbell is congratulated by Sister Evelyn Ovalles after the ceremony.
Sister My Huong Pham, celebrating 25 years as a sister, center, with Sister Anne Therese Falkenstein, right, pose with the rice artwork of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin at left, a gift from Sister My Huong’s family on the occasion of her jubilee.
Sister Susanne Gallagher congratulates Golden Jubilarian Sister Cathy Campbell.
Closer shot of the rice artwork of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin created by silver jubilarian My Huong Pham’s family.
50-year jubilee celebrant Sister Cathy Campbell is greeted by a guest in 2016.
Golden jubilarian Sister Mary Jo Piccione greets some guests.
Golden Jubilarian Sister Cathy Campbell greets the gathered assembly.
50-year-anniversary celebrant Sister Mary Jo Piccione during the entrance procession for the Jubilee celebration June 25.
Sister Bernadette Mary Carroll carries a candle in the entrance procession.
Contributing to the musical talent at the liturgy are from left, Sisters Nancy Bartasavich, Marie Paul Haas, Carolyn Bouchard and Providence Associate Karen Sagraves on piano.
Father Daniel Hopcus and Sister Denise Wilkinson, on her last golden jubilee celebration as general superior, during the entrance procession.
Sister Josephine Bryan and Barbara Ann Zeller participate in the opening procession.
Applause for the jubilarians.
Sister Denise Wilkinson addresses a full house in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Golden jubilarian Sister Cathy Campbell hugs an older sister mentor.
Sister Mary Beth Klingel leads the psalm response.
Golden Jubilarian Linda Thompson greets guests after the ceremony.
Information on the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin rice artwork.
The golden jubilarians Sisters Cathy Campbell, Linda Thompson and Mary Jo Piccione exit the church after the ceremony.
Sisters Pam Pauloski and Dawn Tomaszewski on guitar.
Sister Marie Paul Haas on bass.
Golden Jubilarian Sister Linda Thompson greets an elder sister.
This sister rocks! Sister Carolyn Bouchard with her electric guitar at communion time.
General Officer Sister Lisa Stallings (left) pins a corsage on Sister My Huong Pham as General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson looks on.
General Officer Sister Lisa Stallings (left) with Sister My Huong Pham and General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson.
General Officer Sister Mary Beth Klingel (right) pins a corsage on Sister Cathy Campbell as General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson looks on.
General Officer Sister Mary Beth Klingel hugs Sister Cathy Campbell. General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson is in the background.
General Officer Sister Jenny Howard (left) watches as General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson (right) reads a Jubilarian proclamation for Sister Mary Jo Piccione.
General Officer Sister Jenny Howard (left), along with Sister Mary Jo Piccione and General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson.
General Officer Sister Dawn Tomaszewski (left) listens as General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson reads a Jubilarian proclamation for Sister Linda Thompson.
General Officer Sister Dawn Tomaszewski (left) with Sister Linda Thompson and General Superior Sister Denise Wilkinson.