Sisters of Providence
Note: The Leadership Team for the Congregation wanted to share with you the following statement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). Statement on Sexual Abuse by Clergy The recent news detailing the extensive and sometimes brutal sexual abuse committed by Catholic priests in the United States has left us at the Leadership Conference…Read more
Christmas came early for William F. and Katherine Sharkey Maher with the birth of their daughter Jean Anne on December 24, 1932, in Chicago. Jean Anne was one of five children. Two brothers, Joseph and Thomas, both of whom predeceased her, and two sisters, Patricia, who is also deceased, and Celeste, who is unable to…Read more
We applaud the decision to change the text and will continue our mission of being God’s Providence in the world by committing ourselves to works of love, mercy and justice in service among God’s peopleRead more
We have a current total of 1,192,833 pounds of reduced pledged actions through our Providence Climate Agreement. We are 40 percent away from our goal of 2 million pounds of reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by June 2019! The Providence Climate Agreement was developed by the Climate Change Task Force in order to provide –…Read more
Elaine loved being outdoors. She loved being by the waterRead more
Her students greatly admired her and she must have been an excellent teacher. “I teach and model different forms of prayer in my religion class. I have been told by my students that their prayer life has been deepened and enriched. I try to develop in them an awareness of God’s presence and closeness in their lives.”Read more
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.