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Butterflies for immigrant children in detention centers

By Sister Donna Butler | October 28, 2019 |

We invite you to join us in the butterfly project

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Sister Helen Vinton brings hope in an unsteady environment

By Sister Donna Butler | May 24, 2019 |

“Currently, climate change is the biggest threat to many Louisiana families, changing how and where they live and make a living,” says Sister Helen Vinton. Families in coastal Louisiana have suffered greatly.

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A New Advent Symbol

By Sister Donna Butler | December 13, 2018 |

I love this new symbol of Advent!

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Crossing the Borders of our Hearts

By Sister Donna Butler | November 29, 2018 |

While we may not be able physically to minister to the many families at the U.S border, we are not powerless

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Art, an enduring legacy at the Woods

By Sister Donna Butler | September 8, 2018 |

On this particular day it was a painting done at Saint Mary of-the-Woods in 1898 by his grandmother, Mary Ray McCoy that brought Robert Kirkpatrick Jr., his brother, Jay and sister-in-law, Carole to visit for the first time.

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A front porch reflection

By Sister Donna Butler | August 8, 2018 |

She had a very small house, but an extravagant heart

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Alaska holiday honors Elizabeth Peratrovich

By Sister Donna Butler | February 15, 2018 |

They experienced discrimination against native indigenous people whose ancestors had lived there for thousands of years

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Intersectionality – what is it?

By Sister Donna Butler | January 19, 2018 |

Today, even as random violence seems to become the norm in our country, there are some for whom violence and discrimination are nothing new. Whole classes of people face discrimination on a daily basis because of how their realities overlap: discrimination in housing, the workplace, our churches, our criminal justice system, health care, our immigration system.

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A new perspective on assisted living

By Sister Donna Butler | January 19, 2018 |

“That the question of being in assisted living took me to a more profound level. Suddenly I realized that every one of us is in assisted living,” writes Sister Donna Butler

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The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy: A Call to Action

By Sister Donna Butler | January 15, 2018 |

These words are certainly true today as we address the issues of climate change and environmental racism

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Vincennes Latino Festival: A celebration of gratitude and respect

By Sister Donna Butler | September 2, 2017 |

This inaugural first-time event exceeded all expectations with more than 1,200 people attending the festival

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Join the Return to Human Rights Tour March 16-29

By Sister Donna Butler | February 27, 2017 |

Join The Coalition of Immokalee Workers

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Sister Donna Butler has been a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for more than 60 years. Sister Donna has served in elementary education, parish ministry, diocesan social justice, as well as the Congregation’s liturgy office, archives department and social justice outreach. She also administered as the director of the Providence Volunteer Ministry. Sister Donna currently volunteers in outreach with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students.

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