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Alpacas at the library, food justice and bread

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 5:03 am by

Here are some ways White Violet Center for Eco-Justice staff members and Sisters of Providence are teaching, caring and inspiring for all creation in the upcoming weeks: NAACP Food Justice panel discussion, Vigo County Food Summit, alpacas visiting the library and Providence Health Care, and March for Science.

Keep on being sisterly: school children support sisters with cards and money

Posted on March 11, 2018 at 4:50 am by

Several weeks ago we received a large envelope with cards, drawings and notes from the students and staff there. It also included a donation of $674 to support the Sisters of Providence! We are so grateful for the financial and moral support.

Creighton students spend spring break at White Violet Center

Posted on March 10, 2018 at 5:06 am by

For the past seven days, five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, immersed themselves in learning more about sustainable living during a one-week service trip to White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

Getting to know Providence Self Sufficiency Ministries

Posted on March 9, 2018 at 5:30 am by

Founded by Sister Barbara Ann Zeller, SP, the ministry has provided for multi-generational living experiences

Mecca of the Midwest by Jan Phillips

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 5:30 am by

‘Abundance was all I saw, all I felt.’

7 Experiences White Violet Center interns will likely corner

Posted on March 2, 2018 at 5:03 am by

The list of ways interns at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice can transform themselves and transform the world is long and it includes getting dirty. Check out this short list to see if you can relate.

Providence Associate Ann Henderson: connected by Providence, justice

Posted on February 24, 2018 at 4:08 am by

I would say that if you are looking for a connection with people who care deeply about intimacy with God by following Jesus and standing with those of the edge of society, then become a Providence Associate!

With great gratitude for our sisters who further the mission of God’s Providence in Asia

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 5:02 am by

As we continue our celebration of Chinese New Year, during these two weeks of February, it feels like a very appropriate time to lift up our gratitude for our Sisters of Providence (SP) living and ministering in Asia. As a Congregation, our history in Asia began in 1920, when Bishop Joseph Tacconi asked the SPs  Continue Reading »

Growing passion for sustainable agriculture

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 5:06 am by

When I first moved to White Violet Center for my internship, I was so nervous. I’ve never been away from home, and never lived with anyone other than my family. I’ve never lived or worked on a farm, never handled chickens or alpacas, and never met a nun. There were a lot of unknowns, but something drew me to the Woods.

Life changing bonds that unite us

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 4:34 am by

Bonds change us, love transforms us. When I arrived back at the Woods I could only thank God for our Saint Mother Theodore. She unites us – sister to sister, sister to associate, associate to associate.

Happy Chinese New Year – the Year of the Dog

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 5:04 am by

Chinese New Year 2018 falls on Feb. 16, the first day of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog! The celebration can last for 16 days, starting from the eve of Feb. 16 to the 15th day of the new year. Celebrations Before Chinese New Year’s Eve, house cleaning and food shopping (enough for  Continue Reading »

Alaska holiday honors Elizabeth Peratrovich

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 5:30 am by

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

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