Welcome! We invite you to spend some time on our website getting to know the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
We Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are a community of Catholic women religious who collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy.
For 175 years, our sisters have been breaking boundaries and creating hope serving people throughout the United States and Asia. We serve in diverse ways, including education, social justice ministry, ecological justice ministry, health care, church and spiritual ministry and more.
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, were founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin in 1840. Today more than 300 Sisters of Providence minister in the United States and Taiwan.
We invite single, Catholic women ages 18-42 to consider a joy-filled life as a Sister of Providence. We also invite all women and men of faith to walk with us as a Providence Associate.
Get to know the Sisters of Providence mission, joy and spirit better by watching the video below.