Group tours

If you work at a school, belong to an organization, church, or club, you can schedule a group tour with one of our knowledgeable tour leaders. Our tours are perfect if you have a passion for history, are interested in spirituality and religion, have a love of nature, or are curious about living more sustainably.

A guided tour is one of the best ways for you to understand our story and how it applies to these topics.

You can choose the tour schedule that works best for your group.

  • Morning Tour

    9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Your Morning Tour starts with a short video introduction followed by a tour of some of our most historic and beautiful spaces including the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

  • Afternoon Tour

    1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Your Afternoon Tour will include everything on the Morning Tour and more outdoor spaces such as the Log Cabin Chapel, alpacas, and organic gardens.

  • All Day Tour

    9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The All Day Tour is the best way to get the most from your tour. It includes everything from the shorter tours and more. Lunch can be arranged. On-site transportation is available.

  • School Tour

    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Your school will receive the video introduction to view before your arrival. Students will see all the significant spaces both inside and outside. Lunch can be arranged.

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“When I am leading tours I'm able to see people absorb Mother Theodore's grace and goodness as they walk this holy ground. I know they will leave their own footsteps, their own goodness, energy, and joy, which will bless Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for years to come.”

Sister Rosemary Nudd

Docent Coordinator

Must sees

Don’t miss these places when you visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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All are welcome

Each year thousands of people from all over the world visit us. You might be wondering who can visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Here are some groups we welcome each year:

Church groups of all denominations

School field trips

4-H members

Scout troops

Confirmation classes

Women’s auxiliaries

Senior groups

Travel clubs

After your guided group tour,

we invite you to come back and explore on your own. Maybe you want to take a stroll or stop by for Sunday Brunch.

Sunday Brunch

Our award-winning Sunday Brunch buffet is a great place to relax and connect with family and friends.

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Biking, hiking, picnicking, walking, stroller pushing

Pack a picnic and head out to the Woods for a peaceful day outside.

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Shop, Eat, Stay

Pick up a unique gift for a special occasion or see what’s fresh from the farm.

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Upcoming events

First-ever virtual Come and See weekend retreat

October 23 at 7:00 pm - October 24 at 2:00 pm EDT

Tune in virtually by Zoom to learn what the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have to offer during Come and See retreat for single, Catholic women ages 18-42, Oct. 23-24, 2020 .

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Oct
24

White Violet Center Farm Tour

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an alpaca! Cost is $12 per…

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Oct
24

White Violet Center Farm Tour

Take a 90-minute tour of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. See where we grow our certified organic produce and beautiful flowers. Feed the chickens and take a selfie with an alpaca! Cost is $12 per…

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Oct
30

Enneagram Workshop

Have you wanted to learn about the Enneagram? Join us to experience one of the most powerful and insightful tools for understanding ourselves and others. You can also join us virtually from your home!

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Get to know us better

White Violet Center is jut one of the many amazing places featured on tours. Take a peek before your visit.

Photo albums

Upon their arrival, the firs thing Saint Mother Theodore and her postulates did was seek out a Log Cabin Chapel, which would serve as their very first "convent".

Get in touch

Use the form here to email us about tours, or you can contact us directly at 812-535-2925.

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