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
‘Give me, give us, this heart of Mother Theodore with which to treasure the power and promise of the cross.’Read more
Each day we get visitors, pilgrims and tour groups who explore the many wonderful things that are here for all to discover.Read more
Are you a 12 to 18 years old?
Share your time with the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Visit with elder sisters and help them with activities such as Bingo, exercise, baking. Share your talents!
April is National Volunteer Month. Follow along each week as we highlight some of the opportunities the Sisters of Providence have available. Are you a person who loves details? Do…Read more
What can you do when you visit the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? You might be surprised. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Woods has something…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.