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.

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:

Families

Church groups of all denominations

School field trips

4-H members

Scout troops

Confirmation classes

Women’s auxiliaries

Senior groups

Travel clubs

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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

Must sees

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

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Upcoming events

Centering Prayer Workshop

June 14 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Words, words, noise, more words, more noise!  It seems we’re living in a time of being flooded with words and noises. Even the online game of WORDLE has become a…

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May
29

Sunday Brunch at the Woods

On Sundays enjoy both traditional breakfast favorites and homestyle lunch dishes catered by Bon Appétit. They cook from scratch using fresh, authentic ingredients using local farms and artisans whenever possible. In addition to the buffet you can also enjoy an omelet bar, waffle station and meat carving area. Delectable desserts and your choice of beverages are also included.

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May
31

Woodhaven House Blessing/Ribbon Cutting

The Woodhaven Retreat Center ribbon cutting takes place at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, May 31

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Jun
1

Art & Soul Creation Guild

Become a member of the Art & Soul Creation Guild which meets monthly. Each session begins with a short exercise for the purpose of stirring creativity followed by time for individual work. Participants leave with…

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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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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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