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Fall 2022 Come and See Retreat

October 14 at 7:00 pm - October 16 at 2:00 pm EDT

Various locations at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

1 Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876

Open for registration. Registration deadline: April 3, 2022.

October 14 at 7:00 pm October 16 at 2:00 pm EDT

1 Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876

Come and See if you might be called to life as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Single, Catholic women ages 18-42 are invited to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for a weekend retreat on Friday, Oct. 14 starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time and concluding at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16. During this free retreat you will have an opportunity to learn about the life and mission of our foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. You will also experience that mission first hand in the lives of our sister and by hearing our stories of living out the mission in our own day and time.

Experience life as a Sister of Providence

Learn more about what the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have to offer:

  • faithfulness to prayer and total trust in Providence
  • a lived legacy of love, mercy and justice from our foundress Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
  • a close-knit community that has called Saint Mary-of-the-Woods with its classified forests and organic farmland home since 1840
  • a long history of standing up for justice
  • ministries that respond to current needs: today we serve at the US/Mexico border, teach, empower homeless young adults, serve in the medical field, in environmental justice and much more.

Explore how you can live the legacy and mission of a saint as a Sister of Providence. 

Sign up today using the form below. Or call or text Sister Joni Luna at 361-500-9505 to learn more.

The Sisters of Providence are a community of Catholic women religious who collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. Come make a difference in our world with us!

Planning and logistics

Dress for the weekend is casual. If you choose the cosmic walk option for Saturday please bring shoes/clothes suitable for hiking. You may want to bring one nicer outfit for Mass on Sunday.

What else to bring? Please bring a journal/notepad and a reusable water bottle.

For more information

Contact Sister Joni Luna at 361-500-9505 or jluna@spsmw.org.

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Sisters of Providence

A community of vowed Catholic women religious, we joyfully live out the radical Gospel message of love, mercy and justice in today’s world. Inspired by our foundress Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, we are passionate about our lives of prayer, education, service and advocacy. We dedicate ourselves to helping those who might otherwise be forgotten.

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