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Meet a sister. Be inspired. National Catholic Sisters Week invite

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are gearing up to celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, and you are invited to join us!

National Catholic Sisters Week was first celebrated in 2014 in conjunction with women’s history month and is now celebrated every March 8-14. It is an opportunity to highlight and share with others about what life as a woman religious is all about.

We invite you to take the opportunity to learn more about women religious during this week. Meet very real and down-to-Earth women who have lived their lives dedicated to others, to service and prayer and to God. Learn about their work that helps make life a little easier and more hopeful for people all around the globe.

Thanks to a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Sisters of Providence are offering opportunities to share themselves with others during the week and beyond.

Events planned include:

Supper with the Sisters at Mother Guerin Convent in River Grove, Illinois
Women ages 18-42 are invited for evening prayer and dinner with the sisters who live in the convent on March 8 at 5:15 p.m. Learn more and register here.

Second graders from St. Patrick School in Terre Haute, Indiana, will make a pilgrimage to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin on March 9.

All are invited to get to know the Sisters of Providence better by having Lunch or Supper with the Sisters at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in Providence Hall dining room on the following:

So, in honor of National Catholic Sisters week, join us for a meal. Get to know us better. Tell others about the Sisters of Providence and the work we do to make the world a more just and loving place. Together with you, our friends and supporters, we can make this world a more hope-filled place.

Learn more about becoming a Sister of Providence! Contact Sister Editha Ben 812-230-4771 or eben@spsmw.org.
Or walk with the Sisters of Providence as a Providence Associate. Apply today!

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Sister Editha Ben currently ministers in the Congregation's Mission Advancement Department.

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1 Comment

  1. Paula Modaff, S.P. on March 5, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    This is such a novel idea! I am most eager to see how it plays out. Know of my prayer for its success. Thank you for your courageous creativity.

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