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Sister Mary Jo Stewart (formerly Sister Joseph Maureen)

By Sisters of Providence | April 22, 2019 | 4 Comments

“Mary Jo fulfilled her noble calling with the same dedication that she devoted to teaching. She enjoyed her gift and brought it to fulfillment.”

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Sister Brigid Mary Hurley

By Sisters of Providence | April 5, 2019 | 7 Comments

She was always ready with a humorous comment and quick retort

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Sister Cecilia Carter (formerly Sister Mary Cecilia)

By Sisters of Providence | April 1, 2019 | 5 Comments

“My roots are at the Woods.”

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Sister Marie Paul Haas

By Sisters of Providence | April 1, 2019 | 3 Comments

The Miriam Webster dictionary has a definition of institution that relates to persons. The definition states, “Any familiar, long-established person; a fixture; someone who is very well known in a particular field of place.” Today, we celebrate such a person – Sister Marie Paul Haas. Her particular field was applied music, the primary place she…

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Sister John Mary Rifner

By Sisters of Providence | March 21, 2019 | 4 Comments

The sisters remember John Mary as one who enjoyed life, who had a generous spirit and one who was just fun to be with

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Sister Mary Cecile Grojean

By Sisters of Providence | February 14, 2019 | 3 Comments

Mary Cecile liked to laugh and make people laugh

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Leadership Team shares LCWR statement on abuse of Catholic Sisters by clergy

By Sisters of Providence | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sexual harassment and rape of Catholic sisters by priests and bishops has been discussed in meetings of leaders of orders of Catholic sisters from around the world for almost 20 years

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A Sister Prom/Winter Dance!

By Sisters of Providence | February 3, 2019 | 3 Comments

January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some of her classmates, who invited the Sisters of Providence to mingle with the students on the dance floor. More than 30 sisters showed up, not…

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Prayer and Reflections for Awareness Against Human Trafficking

By Sisters of Providence | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wanted to share with you these reflections from the Sisters of the Holy Cross and the Holy Cross International Justice Office as we continue to take a stand against Human Trafficking.

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Sister Louise Schroeder (formerly Sister Edward Louise)

By Sisters of Providence | January 22, 2019 | 4 Comments

We can be assured that as Sister Louise Schroeder is called to give an account of her stewardship, she will have no regrets

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Looking forward to 2019!

By Sisters of Providence | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Sisters of Providence would like to share our deepest appreciation to all of our donors, volunteers and friends who helped make our 2018 special events and activities a great success. You helped us share Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with thousands of visitors and pilgrims. You helped us provide educational and family-friendly…

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

Read some of the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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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.