Even though there aren’t as many Sisters of Providence educating in the classroom as previous decades, the sisters provide an exceptional outdoor classroom where interns are immersed in learning about sustainable agriculture at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
Today, Elaine Haby, of Hondo, Texas, completes her three-month internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence.
Two interns at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice presented their final projects yesterday. Both projects came from the heart.
Internship opportunities can be anywhere from three months to 12 months and each intern completes a project of their choosing before they leave. Each project is as individual as each intern. They are always amazing and come with great stories of lessons learned.Read more
The new internship program coordinator at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, knows the ministry well.Read more
Having fresh, organic vegetables grown at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods just got easier with the opening of the farm store at White Violet Center.Read more
An internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice has been described as the chance of a lifetime by those who have come and gone. There are many sustainable agriculture learning experiences in the world, but one at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, includes hundreds of Catholic Sisters of Providence from which to learn and be inspired. I’ve…Read more
Today is a global day of giving called Giving Tuesday. This first Tuesday after Thanksgiving kicks off the charitable season.
We’d love for you to join the movement by donating to a project that will help White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, expand their reach of getting certified organic vegetables grown at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, to restaurants, grocery stores, caterers and college food service programs throughout Indiana. The staff, interns and volunteers are already delivering on a small scale, but they want to grow!Read more
Sister of Providence Joni Luna recently traveled from Indiana to stand with the Native Americans keeping vigil of sacred burial ground on the high plains of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota.
They call themselves water protectors not protestors, as they peacefully protest the North Dakota Access pipeline.
Five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, spent their fall break at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice giving service and learning more about sustainable living this week.
“You have to get out of your comfort zone. It really allows you to experience things that help you grow as an individual,” Ameer Chughtai said.
Cheryl Casselman worked as a marketing manager for the Sisters of Providence for twenty years. She grew up in Camby, Indiana and now lives in Sullivan County, Indiana. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from Indiana State University and master's degree in Leadership Development from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.