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Church of the Immaculate Conception

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

church1The Church of the Immaculate Conception is the focal point of the Sisters of Providence motherhouse grounds. It is located at the end of the Avenue (see map at bottom of page). Parking is available in the Providence Spirituality & Conference Center lot. For handicap accessibility, enter through the Providence Center main doors and proceed toward the church via the indoor ramp.

Directions to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana

Map-June-2013Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is five miles northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind., off U.S. 150. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is 77 miles west of Indianapolis; 190 miles south of Chicago; 160 miles east of St. Louis; and 113 miles north of Evansville.

From Terre Haute

From Vigo County Courthouse, head west on Cherry St./U.S. 150 (former U.S. 40). In West Terre Haute, turn north (right) to stay on U.S. 150. Proceed approximately 2 miles to St. Mary’s Road and the sign for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College/Sisters of Providence. Turn left on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

From I-70 (traveling east or west)

Take Exit 3: Darwin Road. Proceed north on Darwin Road to National Ave. Turn right on National Ave. and proceed to U.S. 150 in West Terre Haute. Turn north (left) on U.S. 150 (at a stop light) and go two miles to St. Mary’s Road and the sign for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College/Sisters of Providence. Turn left on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

From S.R. 63 (traveling north or south)

Turn west on Bolton Road (approximately 9 miles south of Clinton, Ind.) Proceed to U.S. 150, turn left. Follow U.S. 150 down the hill to St. Mary’s Road (do not turn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s School of Equine Studies). Turn right on St. Mary’s Road. Proceed to main entrance (second gate) and turn right.

Local roads

All of the above directions take you to the main entrance, which is the point on the map marked “security.” Once you arrive at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, you’ll need to know where you are heading. This local map should help – you might find it useful to print it. Download a PDF of the map.

SMW Map June 2014

 

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October 2018

Sundays at the Woods: Fall Architectural Tour

October 21 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
No cost, donations accepted

You don’t need your passport to delight in a European-inspired treasure! Enjoy a tour of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, a large, Italian Renaissance Revival-style church located at the Woods. The church is just one of the buildings now listed in the National Register of Historic Places! The inside of the church includes Carrara marble, colorful fresco paintings by Thaddeus von Zukoynski and stained glass windows from the Bavarian Art Institute of Munich. The cornerstone of the church was…

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Foundation Day Mass

October 22 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
No cost

Join us as the Sisters of Providence recognize the heritage and honor the day Saint Mother Theodore Guerin – foundress of the Sisters of Providence – and her five companions first set foot upon the soil at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, on Oct. 22, 1840. Within one year, Saint Mother Theodore opened an Academy, now known as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Soon afterward, she opened schools in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Village and at St. Francisville, Ill. From there, the education ministry grew to schools…

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November 2018

Taizé Prayer

November 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

Freewill donation

That all may be one The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month. This hour-long service includes prayers, beautiful music, a time for silence, spoken and silent prayers. Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart. This quiet and reflective time is peaceful as well as joyful. All faith traditions are welcome in the…

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Feast of Our Lady of Providence

November 17 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Join us in celebrating Mary, the mother of Jesus, at this special mass which includes a blessing for families. Our Lady of Providence is one of many titles for Mary, mother of Jesus. In May 1925, the Sisters of Providence established the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence, and in 2014, the shrine was rededicated in the vestibule of the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The Sisters of Providence and others gather at the shrine to pray for the…

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December 2018

Taizé Prayer

December 11 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

Freewill donation

That all may be one The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month. This hour-long service includes prayers, beautiful music, a time for silence, spoken and silent prayers. Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart. This quiet and reflective time is peaceful as well as joyful. All faith traditions are welcome in the…

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January 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

January 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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February 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

February 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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March 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

March 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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April 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

April 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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Way of the Cross for Justice

April 19, 2019 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Freewill donation

Make a spiritual pilgrimage on Good Friday and take part in the Stations of the Cross where you will commemorate the Passion of the Christ.  During the hour, you'll recall Jesus' journey to the cross while uniting his path with the many justice struggles our society faces today.  You'll have time at each station for prayer, meditation and reflection on this most solemn day.  All are invited and welcome to participate. Freewill offering to support justice efforts in the Wabash…

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May 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

May 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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June 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

June 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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July 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

July 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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August 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

August 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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September 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

September 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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October 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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November 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

November 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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December 2019

Taizé Prayer Service

December 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

Freewill donation

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over as a prayer of the heart.  All faith traditions are welcome. A freewill collection is taken at each service and donated to a  different nonprofit organization or charity.  Taizé prayer service is offered on the second Tuesday of each month. 2019 Schedule January 8, February 12,…

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