White Violet Center Blog
Introducing blogger Tracey Horan. “I was initially attracted to the mission and ministry of the White Violet Center, but as Sisters welcomed me into conversations at meals, prayer groups, and even to participate and learn about other ministries, I came to know them in a deeper way to get a sense for their passions and what their charism means.” Continue reading
All of the work that we did this summer was punctuated with so much healing laughter. I leave White Violet Center filled with gratitude for so many things, but mostly for the sense of community that came from working everyday with people who care so much and work so hard to heal our world. Continue reading
October is shaping up to be a month full of celebration here at the Woods culminating with the grand celebration of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin on Oct. 25 and the start of the Sisters of Providence 175th anniversary celebration. White Violet Center is delighted to kick things off with our 4th annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 4. Continue reading
To celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week, White Violet Center is hosting a Garden Walk on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Guests are welcome to wander the garden, meet some of the people who grow the produce, and enjoy a variety of foods made with our harvests. Visitors can even meet some of our alpacas and chickens, too. Continue reading
My job description reads like most do for those who direct a department: prepare and oversee planning and budgets, direct people and all of the necessary activities required to do so, be responsible for forestry, farming, gardening and alpaca herd management for the Sister’s mid-sized agricultural ministry. Check, check and check!
But when contemplating whether to take this job, one little item near the bottom of the list really caught my attention and spoke to my soul: care of the Reflection Garden. Continue reading