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

Come and Zoom retreat: Living the mission of God

April 16 at 7:00 pm - April 17 at 2:00 pm EDT

What is it like to be a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Sign up for our virtual Come and See retreat April 16-17, 2021 to find out!

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Apr
24

Birdwatching at the Woods

This event has been postponed until September.

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Apr
30

Spring Plant Sale

Gardeners and plant enthusiasts are invited to shop for organically grown vegetable, flower and herb plants at the White Violet Farm greenhouse. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Friday, April 30 from noon–5 p.m….

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May
2

Biker Blessing

All motorcycle riders are invited to the Woods for a blessing of bikes and their riders.

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Get in touch

Use this form to contact Sister Jan about pilgrimages or you can contact her directly at 812‑535‑2925.

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