Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. has a new name. As of October, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods’ hospitality and welcoming center has been renamed the Providence Spirituality…Read more
When Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her five companions arrived late in the day on Oct. 22, 1840, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, history was in the making. On Wednesday, Oct. 3,…Read more
“Ahh, I’m here.” And with that sigh of relief, Andrew Domini went to his knees and crawled the last 90-plus feet of his journey toward the sanctuary of the Church…Read more
A log cabin once stood with its sibling inside a Southern Indiana barn that was rotting away and was destined for bulldozing. Owensville, Ind., resident Faye Masterson, who loves to…Read more
Sister Jan Craven, a member of the Sisters of Providence for nearly 32 years and a member of the Youngstown Ursulines for 10 years, has been named coordinator of the…Read more
Twenty-six members of the National Association of Shrine and Pilgrimages Apostolate (NASPA) gathered at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., Nov. 8-11 for their annual convention. The Sisters of Providence hosted the convention.…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.