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.Read more
January 31 was an opportunity for sisters’ night out! Destination: O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. Event: Sister Prom! The event was the brainchild of Ashley Fern, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College student, and some of her classmates, who invited the Sisters of Providence to mingle with the students on the dance floor. More than 30 sisters showed up, not…Read more
A volunteer Sister of Providence companion is embedded with each group of students. The course takes students on tours of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and more.Read more
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.Read more
“I have always said the Sisters of Providence were such a great influence on me as far as being an independent woman. They were very alive in the community and they shared themselves with us. They cared about the poor. And they cared about us. I just had a fabulous experience at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College largely because of them,” Kathy said.Read more
The Week of Service started as collaboration between the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as we jointly celebrated our 175th anniversary in 2015. The SMWC Alumni Board of Directors worked with the sisters on it that very first year. They loved it so much that it has now become a yearly tradition.…Read more
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is the first ministry of the Sisters of Providence, founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her companion sisters just months after they arrived in the United States in 1840. A vibrant college community located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, the Sisters continue to sponsor the college.