Stories about

Become a Sister

Home » Become a Sister

Fall Come and See weekend retreat

By Amy Miranda | October 23, 2020 |

Come get an inside look at life as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods at our Come and See weekend retreat Oct. 23-25, 2020.

Read more

Mission Immersion Opportunity for women

By Amy Miranda | April 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Mission Immersion Opportunity for women

NOTE: Due to the new restricted guidelines offered from the CDC, Spring session of Mission Immersion opportunity for women is canceled.

Read more

Come and See weekend retreat

By Amy Miranda | April 3, 2020 |

NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19, the Sisters of Providence are canceling Spring Come and See weekend. Make plans to attend our next Come and See weekend retreat Oct. 23-25, 2020.

Read more

Visiting Los Angeles Religious Education Congress

By Sister Joni Luna | March 20, 2020 |

To our donors, we say ‘What a sweet Providence you are to our ministry!’

Read more

A journey to wider acceptance and love: Sister Tracey Horan and immigration

By Sister Tracey Horan | January 13, 2020 |

Like most stereotypes, my beliefs about immigrants most likely came from a combination of sources: messages I heard from the news, friends, and media that convinced me that immigrants were an inherent threat to my well-being.

Read more

Wisdom and the beauty of life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 9, 2020 |

“I have spent my life praising God … and as a Sister of Providence my ‘spirit rejoices in God my Savior!’”
Sisters of Providence celebrating 60, 70 and 75 years share their wisdom.

Read more

Sending us out to encourage new sisters

By Diane Weidenbenner | December 12, 2019 |

Thank you for investing in the future of the Sisters of Providence

Read more

Seek your answers through prayer: fall Come and See retreat

By Amy Miranda | October 11, 2019 |

Come and See if life as a Sister of Providence might be for you on this weekend retreat at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

Read more

HOPE fall 2019 — A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 |

In the fall 2019 issue of HOPE magazine we explore the future of religious life and our hopes for that future.

Read more

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: a mother’s letter to new postulants

By Saint Mother Theodore Guerin | September 20, 2019 |

“Long ago we offered prayers for you, for your generous mother. When you write to her tell her that I shall try to be a mother to you, that I love you already as my beloved child, and that all the Sisters are anxiously waiting to have you among them,” writes Saint Mother Theodore to soon-to-arrive postulants.

Read more

Come and See life as a Sister of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | September 20, 2019 |

Our twice-a-year Come and See weekend retreats offer single, Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 42 the opportunity to come and experience life first hand with the Sisters of Providence.

Read more

Sister Delan Ma at ease with God and others

By Amy Miranda | September 20, 2019 |

“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe,” advises Sister Delan Ma of Taiwan.

Read more

Here you will find stories about some of our newest Sisters of Providence. You’ll read about some of our seasoned Sisters of Providence living out their ministries. And you’ll find stories and opportunities for discerning whether life as a Sister of Providence might be for you.

Learn more about becoming a sister.

Stay connected

Our enewsletters and publications will keep you up to date with the best content from the Sisters of Providence.

Become a Providence Associate

Walk with with God alongside the Sisters of Providence community

Learn more!

Let us light the way!

The Sisters of Providence would be honored to light a candle and pray for your intentions during these uncertain times.

Light a candle!