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Leadership Team shares recent LCWR statement

By Sisters of Providence | August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Sister Jean Anne Maher (formerly Sister Roberta Marie)

By Sisters of Providence | August 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

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…

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Meditation on Creation

By Sisters of Providence | August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The life of humans is interconnected with the healthy life of the environment and all creation

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The First Day: Two Presenters Share

By Sisters of Providence | August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our hearts are full of gratitude and awe, for today, the result of so much prayer, planning, and plain hard work, has exceeded our expectations

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Congregation statement regarding Catechism revision

By Sisters of Providence | August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 people

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The Providence Climate Agreement

By Sisters of Providence | July 31, 2018 | 4 Comments

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 –…

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Sister Elaine Doucette (formerly Sister Elaine Marie)

By Sisters of Providence | July 30, 2018 | 1 Comment

Elaine loved being outdoors. She loved being by the water

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Prayer Intention

By Sisters of Providence | July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

We suggest our intention be the safe passage of those around the world who are fleeing oppression and violence in their own countries

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Leadership Team shares recent LCWR statement

By Sisters of Providence | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

LCWR stands firmly in solidarity with the people of Nicaragua

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Sister Pauline Brockelsby

By Sisters of Providence | July 13, 2018 | 4 Comments

She was a gentle and pleasant presence among the other residents, attentive and gracious

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Rooted in Providence – love and devotion

By Sisters of Providence | July 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

A profile on the 2018 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Donor Dinner Rooted in Providence award winners

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Sister Terese Marie Havlik

By Sisters of Providence | July 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

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.”

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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.