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

Providence Associate Annual Meeting 2019

June 28 at 9:00 am - July 1 at 5:00 pm EDT

Providence Associates, candidate-associates and Sisters of Providence are invited to register below for the Providence Associate annual meeting June 27-July 1, 2019 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Learn, grow, pray, have fun and be community. We hope to see you there!

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Jul
9

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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Jul
11

Journey with the Spirit through Art

Open yourself to the spirit through playful art.  Each day, through guided art exercises integrated with prayer, you will explore, as if on a journey, how to see your world, yourself, and those you love. ...

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Jul
26

Summer Used Book Sale

If you love to read, take time to visit our bi-annual used book sale.  We have a large selection of gently used books in many different categories.  You have to see it to believe it.

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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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