The Sisters of Providence welcome you to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Whether you are returning or visiting us for the first time, you are welcome here. Attend Mass, join us for Sunday Brunch in O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, tour the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, visit the alpacas, shop in Linden Leaf Gifts, or just stroll the peaceful grounds. Come for a few hours, a day or longer. The public is welcome!

Stations-of-the-Cross-and-Shrine-webTours and Pilgrimages

Take a tour of the sacred grounds and learn about the life and legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence! For many, the experience is sacred. The tourist becomes a pilgrim.


Providence Spirituality & Conference Center

The “welcome” center for the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The Providence Spirituality and Conference Center is a great venue for weddings and receptions, business retreats and more. It also includes the  Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Shrine and the National Shrine for Our Lady of Providence. You can also be sure to check out the unique souvenirs that the new Linden Leaf Gift Shop has to offer.


At the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Weekdays and Saturday, at 11:30 a.m.; Sundays, at 11 a.m. Learn more here.

Sunday Brunch 

At O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall – within Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. Learn more about Sunday Brunch.

Visiting sisters

Visiting with individual sisters is encouraged. Please fill out our Contact a Sister form or call 1-812-535-3131.

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Home to our organic gardens, alpacas and sustainable living ministry.

Linden Leaf Gifts

Available for all of your unique gift-giving needs, located in Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. See information and hours here.


We’re located 10 minutes northwest of the Vigo County Courthouse, and 77 miles southwest of Indianapolis. See driving directions here.