Event spaces

O’Shaughnessy and more

Because your event is special

Beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is the perfect location for your next gathering. Whether your event is rustic and casual or elegant and formal we can accommodate all of your needs. We have a variety of spaces including our spacious O’Shaughnessy Dining Room.

Spaces available for rental


Spacious enough to accommodate up to 500 people, O’Shaughnessy Dining Room is perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions as well as large business gatherings.

The Lobby

The bright and airy lobby in Providence Spirituality & Conference Center connects directly to O’Shaughnessy Dining Room. It’s an excellent location for small wedding ceremonies or cocktail party.

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. It’s the perfect space for meetings, programs, dinners, luncheons or workshops. You can also host birthday parties and other celebratory gatherings. Audio-visual equipment is available.

The Lodge

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 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

The Lourdes Grotto is an excellent space for a beautiful outdoor wedding or vow renewal. Adjacent to the Lodge and just steps away from Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, this area offers the best of both worlds. Chairs can be rented and set up in any configuration you may want.

Catering & bar service

Beginning July, 1, 2021 catering and bar service is available through Bon Appétit our new catering partner. Their philosophy is simple — cook from scratch using fresh, authentic ingredients. Menus are written based on seasonality and availability of regional products. Whenever possible, these are produced locally using sustainable and organic practices. Food should help tell the story of where you are.

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