Sisters of Providence Blog
It’s National Volunteer Week! Sisters, Providence Associates, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students, staff, faculty and alumni, along with all friends of Saint Mother Theodore are urged to engage in service in their local communities in collaboration with the 175th anniversary celebration, Rooted for Tomorrow: Planting New Seeds. Continue reading
Saturday, April 18, will be our 17th Annual Earth Day Celebration! Hard to believe, isn’t it? For 17 years, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (WVC) has hosted a city-wide party for Earth, bringing together people, educators, and entertainers, all focused on learning how to care for creation. Continue reading
These are the women who taught me how to be who I am without apologizing, to be faithful to the Gospel even when it means being at odds with hierarchy, and to seek out peace in all things. I have learned so much about being a woman, a Christian, a Catholic, an environmental steward, and generally being a human from these people. Continue reading
Many years ago while watching Maya Angelou speak as a guest on the Oprah Show I heard Maya say, “When you know better, you do better.”
I don’t know if she’s the first person who ever said that, but I’ve carried that comment with me ever since. Of course, it can be a struggle to do better even though you know better. But just knowing better is the first step.
I relate it to environmental issues a lot. If you don’t know something is bad for the environment, then you can’t do anything to change it. Continue reading