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.
National Catholic Schools Week has been recognized since 1974 as a celebration of Catholic education in America.
The week begins every year on the final Sunday in January. This year, the celebration begins on January 28 and will conclude on February 3.
The theme for this year’s celebration is “Catholic Schools United in Faith and Community.”
Our Archives Department scoured through all of the photos they have of the many Sisters of Providence who have ministered as teachers throughout the country and we will share those with you in this blog.
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.