The Sisters of Providence have planned their Christmas services for Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. The Christmas Vigil and Christmas Day Liturgy will both be in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Both are open to people of all faith traditions.
The Christmas Vigil will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 24. Sisters of Providence and the wider community will gather for a reflective prayer service that includes scripture readings, prayer, instrumental carols, singing of carols and candle lighting. Eucharistic Liturgy will be at 11:30 a.m. that day.
Christmas Day will be celebrated with Eucharistic Liturgy at 11 a.m. on December 25. A prelude of instrumental carols and singing will begin at 10:45 a.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 30, the Congregation will celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family with Eucharistic Liturgy at 11 a.m. On New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Eucharist Liturgy will be at 11 a.m. Both gatherings are open to people of all faith traditions.
The Eucharistic Liturgy for the Epiphany of the Lord will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6.
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About the Sisters of Providence
The Sisters of Providence, a Congregation of nearly 300 women religious, with more than 200 Providence Associates, collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840. Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 17 states, the District of Columbia and Asia, through works of love, mercy and justice. More information about the Sisters of Providence and their ministries may be found at SistersofProvidence.org.