Mother Theodore's sabots (shoes)

Mother Theodore’s sabots (shoes), on display in the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin


The Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin opens daily at 7 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. It is open to people of all faiths and backgrounds. There is no admission charge.

Visitors and pilgrims can enter through the main doors of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. Find directions to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and a map of the grounds here.

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center is staffed Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. In the hours in which the Shrine is open but Providence Center is not staffed, individuals will be able to access the shrine but no docents or other staff will be available.

To schedule guided tours and pilgrimages, contact Rita O’Donohue at or call 812-535-2945. Learn more about other tours, pilgrimages and opportunities available at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.