God has nudged me in small ways and big ways.Read more
Sister Emily TeKolste renewed her vows as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on Sunday, June 28, 2020. This was her reflection on the readings: Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 and Matthew 10:40-42. View her photo album here. This is an unusual time to be alive – and an unusual time to be renewing vows as…Read more
“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees.” ― Leo Tolstoy It’s no secret that gardeners love bees. They help pollinate crops, make honey, and are a welcome sign of a healthy biome. But did you know our love for bees extends…Read more
It is said that when called to mission in a distant country, the Jesuits are told to expect to be buried there since their commitment is for life. Indeed, the call to our sisters in 1920 for the mission in China was expressed by Mother Mary Cleophas in a similar manner: “… Those who go…Read more
I’ve never considered myself racist, I always do my best to treat everyone fairly. But in that moment, I realized that skin color is something I notice and something that matters to me, not in conscious higher-level thought, but almost at an instinctual level. I felt a sense of unease being surrounded by black people, black children.Read more
Just like grocery stores, farmers markets’ have been considered as providing essential services during this global pandemic. We are excited that the summer season is officially starting and that we have yet another opportunity to offer our certified organic produce and other products to our community. The Terre Haute Summer Market begins Saturday, June 6,…Read more
It is the fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home, the second encyclical of Pope Francis. It is the beginning of the Year of Laudato Si recently proclaimed. Pope Francis says, “It is no longer enough to speak only of the integrity of ecosystems. We have to dare to speak of…Read more
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