Pilgrimages

Are you interested in embarking on a journey with spiritual significance?

A pilgrimage to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is a great way to answer that call. We’ll work with you and your group to help create a special time for spiritual reflection while taking in all of the sacred, historical spaces.

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“It was a profound experience for those who participated.”

Sister Editha Ben, SP

about the 2017 Filipino pilgrimage

When you are on a pilgrimage, there are many beautiful and holy spaces you can visit.

If you are seeking more privacy to pray and meditate you can make your way to the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence, the Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, the Shrine of St. Agnes, or the Shrine of St. Joseph.

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As a spiritual seeker you may like to explore our labyrinth.

The labyrinth represents a journey, a pilgrimage, a conscious taking of time to seek God. At first glance you might think that a labyrinth is a maze of winding paths. In reality, a labyrinth is a single path with one opening serving as both beginning and end. There are no “dead ends,” and there is no way to be lost. Your walk in the labyrinth should be a prayerful and meditative journey.

How can we help you?

We have a variety of ways to encourage Providence in your life.

  • Are you seeking spiritual direction?

    Find out how you can talk to a certified Spiritual Director.

  • Do you need inspiration?

    Find prayers and quotations that will help you on your journey.

  • Do you need prayer?

    Tell us how we can pray for you.

  • Do you need to get away?

    Reconnect with yourself and God in a retreat.

Upcoming events

Dementia: Learning, Living, Caring

August 22 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behavior and the ability to perform everyday activities.  Although dementia mainly affects older people it is not a normal part of aging.  Learn about dementia in this three session series.  Awareness and advocacy…

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Sep
10

Taizé Prayer Service

Slow down and unplug at this hour-long service that began in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.  Each service includes prayer, simple beautiful music, a time for silence and inspirational readings.  Songs are sung many times over...

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Sep
14

Prayer for Beginners

Prayer for Beginners: Five steps that will get your prayer life headed in a new direction. Whether you are just beginning a practice of prayer or want to enliven or deepen your prayer life, this...

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Sep
15

Sundays at the Woods: Dementia Basics and Helpful Tips

Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behavior and ability to perform everyday activities. Although dementia mainly affects older people...

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