Event spaces

If you’re looking for a place to hold your event or wedding, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is a great choice. You can choose from a variety of spaces both inside and outside. Whether your event is rustic and casual or elegant and formal we can accommodate all of your needs. For pricing information download our rental rates.


O’Shaughnessy is our largest space and can accommodate up to 500 people for buffets, formal dinners and dances. The large, open room is as perfectly suited for a wedding reception as it is for a business luncheon. A portable dance floor is available. Your rental of O’Shaughnessy includes the use of The Lobby during your event.

The Lobby

The spacious lobby in Providence Spirituality & Conference Center connects directly to O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. It is an excellent location for small wedding ceremonies or perhaps a cocktail party. When you rent O’Shaughnessy Dining Room, The Lobby is included in your rental.

The Foley Room

Whether your meeting is a few hours or a few days, you’ll be comfortable in The Foley Room at Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. Fifty people can fit comfortably for meetings, programs, dinners, luncheons or workshops. You can also host birthday parties and other celebratory gatherings. Tables and chairs can be arranged in a variety of configurations. Audio-visual equipment is available.

 The Lodge

Bring your friends, family and coworkers to this great casual space. The Lodge is a perfect for picnics, barbecues, company outings and organizational events. Don’t forget to bring the marshmallows so you and your guests can gather around the fire pit. Seating is available for 100 with 13 picnic tables, 10 tables and 28 chairs. Inside The Lodge you’ll find an indoor fireplace, electricity and ceiling fans. There is also an outdoor water spigot. In addition to the wooded area, you can use the adjacent 2-acre grassy area. For additional covered space you can set up a tent.

Lourdes Grotto at the Lodge

Your outdoor event will feel timeless at the historic Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at the Lodge. This beautiful site is very popular for outdoor wedding ceremonies. There are seasonal flowers planted but you can also decorate the space with additional flowers and candles. Electricity is available if you need to plug in a sound system.

Catering and bar service is available through Sodexo at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Take a peek at our rental guidelines for more information about planning your next event or celebration.

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