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Sisters of Providence teachers pass on a legacy of caring

By Jason Moon | October 7, 2020 |

At the time, Brian Eckstein was unaware of the impact having Sisters of Providence as teachers would have on him as he got older. But when he and his wife,…

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Farewell to Guerin College Prep

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 24, 2020 |

Although the building is closed, our love and care and prayers for each young woman or man who called Guerin “home” will never end. For it is the people who are “Guerin Hig

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The reunion finale for Providence High School

By Sisters of Providence | November 13, 2019 |

‘We Sisters of Providence, who continue to benefit from the thoughtful Christian women you have become, promise we will not forget you’

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 |

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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Resting on holy ground: new cremains burial options at the Woods

By Sister Ann Casper | May 24, 2019 |

That seed has blossomed into a new outreach ministry for the Sisters of Providence. We will now receive for inurnment at the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, the cremains of persons other than members of the Congregation.

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Remembering two Providence High School sisters

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | May 24, 2019 |

As Providence High School, Chicago, prepares to celebrate its last official alumnae reunion in October, many thoughts turn to the hundreds of Sisters of Providence who ministered there through the years.

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A look back: Providence High School, Chicago

By Zach Pies | May 24, 2019 |

To all of our Providence High School alumnae, and all our former students: the impact you continue to have on the Sisters of Providence through your letters, phone calls, visits and financial giving is truly a blessing. We invite you and those you love to the Woods anytime to continue your journey with the sisters.

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 |

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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What brings you here?

By Amy Miranda | October 25, 2018 |

Renewing spirituality, searching for an action-oriented faith community, finding ministry support, coming home to old friends. The new Providence Associate candidates reasons for starting a journey with the Sisters of Providence are as varied as the women and men themselves.

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It’s school reunion time!

By Connie Gualano | August 21, 2018 |

Is your school hosting a reunion this year? Be sure that your name and contact information is correct in our records so that you will receive a notification about your school or class reunion.

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A look at the life of Sister Mary Edwin Werner

By Jason Moon | August 9, 2018 |

Sister Mary Edwin was “remembered for not tolerating typing errors, erasures or ‘strike overs.’”

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Rooted in Providence – love and devotion

By Sisters of Providence | July 12, 2018 |

A profile on the 2018 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Donor Dinner Rooted in Providence award winners

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In 1841, our Foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, accepted the first student at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Academy. For the decades since and still today, our Congregation continues its ministry of education in all its forms. We have deep love for and cherish the relationships we have with our former students. Learn about some of the schools we have ministered at here. Are you an alum looking for a favorite teacher? Find her here!

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