Sisters of Providence to host Women’s Advent Retreat
Prepare for the light to come through the darkness.
All single women ages 18-42 are invited to join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, for the upcoming virtual Advent Retreat beginning on Nov. 30.
Those participating in the retreat will need to download the “Pray as you go” app, which can be accessed at pray-as-you-go.org of the “God is with You” Advent Retreat. Click on Google Play to receive the app.
Downloading the app will enable participants to listen to five sessions, each approximately 20-25 minutes in length, which were created in collaboration with Sacred Space and written by Gemma Simmonds, CJ.
A short introduction to the retreat session will be available through the app on Thursday, Nov. 26. The five sessions are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, Monday, Dec. 7, Monday, Dec. 14, Monday, Dec. 21, and Monday, Dec. 28.
All are invited to listen to each retreat session on their own and then will be invited to join the Sisters of Providence via Zoom each Monday, beginning on Nov. 30, at 9 p.m., for discussion and prayer. Zoom login information will be provided for those who sign up.
About the Sisters of Providence
The Sisters of Providence, a congregation of 214 women religious, with 300 Providence Associates, collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind., which is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840. Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 13 states, the District of Columbia and Asia, through works of love, mercy and justice. More information about the Sisters of Providence and their ministries can be found at SistersofProvidence.org.