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From uncomfortable to comfortable

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 4:11 pm by

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. Continue reading

The cat’s meow

Posted on October 13, 2016 at 5:22 am by

It all started with mouse droppings. When Lorrie Heber took over leadership of White Violet Center in March of 2014, she noticed evidence of some unwelcomed visitors in the center. Several traps later, the culprits had not been caught. It was jokingly suggested that Lorrie get a barn cat. Continue reading

Justice and chocolate and coffee, oh my!

Posted on October 12, 2016 at 5:02 am by

The fourth annual Choctoberfest went off without a hitch last Thursday night. The event was sponsored by the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) campus ministry, and boasted live music, an educational PowerPoint and literature on the importance of Fair Trade practices, and free samples of fair trade chocolates and coffees. Continue reading

Fall in love with these Mother Theodore quotes

Posted on October 5, 2016 at 5:05 am by

As we transition into the first days of autumn, I thought it would be fun to share seven of my favorite nature related quotes from Mother Theodore’s journals. Continue reading

Hoosier Green Light Award

Posted on September 30, 2016 at 5:13 am by

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice received a Hoosier Green Light Award presented by Sustainable Indiana 2016, an Earth Charter Indiana initiative, and was inducted into the Bicentennial Green Legacy Hall of Fame last night during a ceremony at the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute. Continue reading

Flower garden moments

Posted on September 17, 2016 at 5:24 am by

These photos were taken in the garden at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Continue reading

Cupcakes, London and Chickens

Posted on September 13, 2016 at 4:42 am by

The only thing upside-down about Kelsey Hollis is how she bakes her cupcakes.
“I make these pineapple upside-down cupcakes that people go nuts over,” she said. “I get these bouts of insomnia and when I can’t sleep, I bake.”
Kelsey is an intern in the Sisters of Providence marketing/communications department. Continue reading

Hello Dana Abascal!

Posted on July 31, 2016 at 5:30 am by

‘A lot has happened since I came here and I’m just so happy to experience a new part of the world in such an intimate and gratifying way’ Continue reading

Hello Megan Viesselman!

Posted on July 30, 2016 at 5:30 am by

‘I love White Violet Center’s mission, and I am glad I get to be a part of promoting it’ Continue reading

Welcome Maren Van Cleave!

Posted on July 5, 2016 at 5:30 am by

‘I still think it’s bizarre that I’m here, because it’s exactly what I had hoped for’ Continue reading

Welcome Kelly Halpin!

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 5:30 am by

‘I am also enjoying the experience immensely thus far!’ Continue reading

Welcome Joelle Axton!

Posted on June 28, 2016 at 5:30 am by

‘I think White Violet Center is pretty special’ Continue reading

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