During these unprecedented, challenging times, Estelle especially appreciated the time Kinney took to wish her well and acknowledge her military serviceRead more
This past April, the Sisters of Providence were blessed with a bouncing bundle of alpaca joy, Raphael Anthony (aka Tony). It couldn’t have come at a better time. At this…Read more
Living a common life centered in the Gospel virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience has opened and stretched me beyond my wildest imaginings.Read more
And in the 55 years I have been a Sister of Providence, I have discovered those possibilities have been imaginative and endless.Read more
‘My sisters and our associates invigorate me for whatever might lay ahead.’Read more
‘Without question, being a mom is the greatest joy of my life …’Read more
Founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana is a place to relax, reflect or pray. You can immerse yourself in our fascinating history and amazing architecture. Many of our buildings are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a guided group tour or a self-guided tour where you can explore at your own pace. There is plenty to do indoors such as visiting the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Gueirn, the Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Animal and nature lovers will discover an abundance of trees and plants as well as a variety of creatures such as alpacas and chickens. You can do a little shopping and stop for a bite to eat. All are welcome.