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Questions and Answers

This informative brochure asks and answers many questions about becoming a Sister of Providence. E-mail the Vocations Office for this brochure at


Learn about the meaning of charism and how the Sisters of Providence live out their common call to be Providence in the world today. Download Charism now (PDF size: 150K).


A vow is a solemn promise one makes to be faithful to a particular commitment. Learn more about how Sisters of Providence take vows and what it means in our community. Download Vows now. (PDF size 153K).


Take a deeper look into religious life with this brochure. Download Exploring now (PDF size: 90K).


Explore the meaning of prayer in our lives. Download Prayer now (PDF size 64K).

Monastic or Apostolic

The differences and similarities of apostolic and monastic congregations are compared in this article. Download Monastic or Apostolic (PDF size 73K).


This brochure discusses the meaning and process of discernment. Download Discernment (PDF size 85K).

Sisters of Providence Congregation brochure

This brochure offers an extensive overview of the Sisters of Providence. Copies are available for distribution. Download the Congregation brochure (PDF size 255K). E-mail the Vocations Office at for additional copies.

Litany of Non-Violence

Read this prayer in English or Spanish or e-mail the Vocations Office for a complimentary prayer card featuring the litany.

For more information, e-mail Sister Editha Ben, vocation director,; or call 1-800-860-1840, ext. 2895; or write the Sisters of Providence Vocation Office, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876-1089.