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Become a Providence Associate
Are you looking for something more? Spiritual enrichment? Support? Community? Mentors? A sense of mission? God may be nudging you toward the Providence Associate relationship with the Sisters of Providence!
We are women and men of varying faith traditions who walk with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Together with the sisters, we follow God’s lead in bringing love, mercy and justice to a world in need. We share our unique gifts and talents with the world while living out our daily lives wherever we are. Currently more than 300 Providence Associates live out God’s call to this mission across the United States and in Taiwan.
The Providence community may be just what you need to spark your life of faith and service!
Who are Providence Associates?
Providence Associates all share a common desire for something more. A deeper spirituality or a united sense of mission. A community for support or a spiritual place to call home.
What we do
As Providence Associates, we strive to live in our individual lives the Sisters of Providence vision of helping to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy.
Sign up to become a PA
Applications are accepted year round with an orientation for new candidates each November. Fill out an application here.
How much time does it take to become a Providence Associate? Do you have to be Catholic? Get your answers here.
Recently, I read that Catholic gays seek out communities where they can be safe and secure. That is one main reason why I like being a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence. Being a Providence Associate has enabled me to grow spiritually and feel more at home as a Catholic gay person.Read More