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Donors, you bless us beyond words!
Your generosity abounded! We raised a total of $30,772 from 110 gifts. We had first-time gifts from 13 people, including seven brand-new friends to the Congregation.
Saint Mother Theodore’s Legacy Lives: Giving Day 2022
To celebrate Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence, we’ll be hosting Saint Mother Theodore’s Legacy Lives: Giving Day 2022 on Oct. 18. The giving day is a special opportunity for friends and supporters of the Congregation, and Mother Theodore, to give a gift to honor the strong foundation that she built.
The sisters treasure your financial support!
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have always treasured our friends who give a donation every month. Now we have created an official program called Providence GEMs (Gives Every Month), to show our appreciation for these faithful givers and to shine a light on monthly giving.
From us to you: Blessings to you for giving
Words cannot express how grateful we are for those who faithfully supported us in whatever ways they could.
Living the Gospel of Hope through better health care access
“People will not wait until they are on their deathbed to go to the doctor if the clinic is within walking distance. Many residents don’t have a car or it’s broken down or out of gas,” said Sister Dorothy.
The indelible mark of Providence: Interview with Barbara Ringenberger
Barbara supports the mission and ministries of the Sisters of Providence because they had such a wonderful impact on her life. “The sisters worked diligently to provide my brother and me with an education, both spiritual and academic, that throughout our lives has opened doors as we progressed through our lives,” said Barbara.
Sister Emily TeKolste’s renewal of Vows
Sister Emily Tekolste renewed her vows of poverty, chastity and obedience with the Sisters of Providence Sunday, June 28, in the Good Shepherd Chapel at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. You can read a copy of her reflection here. During this time of Covid-19, sisters took the necessary precautions like wearing face masks and physical distancing. These protocols…
Sending us out to encourage new sisters
Thank you for investing in the future of the Sisters of Providence
Providence Food Pantry 25th anniversary
Providence Food Pantry celebrated its 25th anniversary of service to West Terre Haute residents on Sept. 22, 2019. Last year, the pantry, with the support of Helping Hands, area churches and civic groups in West Terre Haute, worked to serve 4,000 individuals.
A new and improved SistersofProvidence.org
Spend a few minutes or an hour checking out the new site. Did you know that our website is one of the most important ways that new people learn about the Congregation? Thousands of people visit it each month!
Sister Teresa Kang enters the Novitiate
Sister Teresa (Hwei-Ru) Kang enters the Novitiate at a special ceremony held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Aug. 4, 2018. Enjoy these photos of this event and share them with family, friends and even a woman or two who may be considering religious life.
Transforming urban America one student at a time
Ever since 1840, the Sisters of Providence have been committed to providing quality education to children, furthering the legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. In 2007, that legacy led the SPs to sponsor Providence Cristo Rey (PCR), a college preparatory school that follows the model born in Chicago by the Jesuits. The Cristo Rey Network…
Diane Weidenbenner is the annual fund manager and donor relations for the Sisters of Providence Advancement Services office. She's also a Providence Associate.