Sixty-five Providence Associates, Sisters of Providence and Providence Associate candidates participated in the Providence Associate spring retreat March 11-13, 2016, with presenter Sister Ann Sullivan. Read more about the retreat here and here. Enjoy photos from the retreat below. Get more information about walking with the Sisters of Providence as a Providence Associate here.
The retreat opened with participants joining a packed Church of the Immaculate Conception for a concert by liturgical composer David Haas.
Providence Associate Director Sister Diane Mason greets the 65 participants at the Providence Associate spring retreat in March 2016.
Sister Ann Sullivan led the Providence Associate spring retreat, titled “Belonging as Providence, Rooted in Relationship.”
At the social, from the left, Providence Associate Candidate Amy Langham and Providence Associates Jennifer Drake and Duane Drake.
Providence Associate Phil Brady hamming it up during the social.
Visiting during the Providence Associate spring retreat social are, from left, Sister Betty Donoghue, Providence Associate Debbie Dillow and Sister Bernadette Mary Carroll.
From left, Sisters of Providence Ruth Ellen Doane, Kathleen Kelly and Mary Lee Mettler enjoy the maracas during the social time at the Providence Associate retreat.
Providence Associate Kyle Meadors spends some reflective time near the statue of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.
Providence Associate Maria Price walks toward the bridge during personal reflective time at the spring retreat.
Providence Associate Jeanette Mader Hall writes during a reflective time at the retreat.
Providence Associate Jessi Blessinger laughs during table discussion.
Sister of Providence Ellen Kehoe in discussion with those at her table during the retreat.
Table discussion during the Providence Associate spring retreat. From left, Providence Associates Susan McDowell and Sheila Galvin.
Providence Associate Candidate Joan Richards spends some reflective time during the Providence Associate spring retreat walking near the log cabin chapel on the grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.