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Fuqua Park evolves

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 1:48 pm by

Sister Jean Fuqua’s decades-long task of revisioning the area around St. Joseph’s Lake at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and calling others forward to help has resulted in restoration of the habitat and a beautiful space for the sisters to enjoy. Continue reading

Sister Ruth Johnson: kinship with creation

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 1:14 pm by

“We have forced the planet to supply all our needs and given nothing in return — thus alienating our very life source and now the earth cries out in pain. How can we abandon that cry?” Continue reading

Butler students give service

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm by

Thank you to the group of Butler University students who spent their 2014 spring break giving service at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. Continue reading

Jessica Inlow: Taking action to help improve community

Posted on June 20, 2011

By Holt Clark, volunteer writer Bloomington, Ind. native and Indiana State University (ISU) student Jessica Inlow has always had a passion for English. In school, it was a subject which always came easily to her. When it was time to  Continue Reading »

Julia Lopez-Kaley: Eco-justice is music to her ears

Posted on September 16, 2010

Julia Lopez-Kaley put down her flute and picked up a rake and shovel this summer to be a full-time volunteer at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. This 2010 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College music therapy graduate gives service 30-35 hours a week  Continue Reading »

Garden-variety classroom

Posted on May 26, 2010

This article is reprinted from the summer 2010 issue of HOPE. Every seed, plant, scoop of compost and insect is an opportunity to learn when a garden or greenhouse is your classroom. Many discussions in the garden, whether about gardening  Continue Reading »