Tag Archives: Sisters of Providence

Behind Convent Walls

To most of my classmates at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic elementary school in Chicago, our teachers, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, were quite mysterious. Except for their face and hands, the sisters remained hidden behind an outfit known as a habit and they all lived together in a special […]

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Become a Providence Associate

Joining a religious organization isn’t the life most of us can commit to. We don’t envision our lives as priests, brothers, or sisters. But many of us do want to connect with a religious community as a layperson, and many communities offer such an option. The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the Woods, Indiana is one […]

Sisters of Providence Celebrate 175 Years

This October marks the beginning of year-long celebrations in honor of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the Woods, Indiana’s 175 year history in the U.S. Festivities begin on Foundation Day, the day Saint Theodora, also known as Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, and five other sisters set foot on the soil of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. There will […]