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Leadership Team statement regarding Parkland shooting

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 8:45 am by

We pray, too, that as individuals, as communities, and as a nation, we will grow in our practice of nonviolence so that, together, we can create a more just a peace-filled society. 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 Continue reading

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita

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

Human trafficking continues and one might say it is rampant in the United States and other countries Continue reading

LCWR denounces decision to rescind TPS for Salvadorans

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 10:48 am by

TPS holders are our neighbors and friends Continue reading

Sign this letter!

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 9:03 am by

The Leadership Team of the Sisters of Providence has signed on to this letter, which will be sent to Indiana’s Senators and Representatives regarding the Dream Act. According to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, letters will be sent to  Continue Reading »

Both, And

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 4:00 am by

Let’s not divide ourselves in another way. Don’t we have enough division? Both sides have something in common: We are tired of this and we want our world to be different. Continue reading

No time for despair: climate change reality

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 9:00 am by

So, why must we change? Drought, floods, fires, extreme weather, uninhabitable places, rising sea levels, species extinction, refugees, disease, food insecurity, inescapable heat … I could go on. Virtually nothing that we know about Earth is untouched by climate change. And no one. Continue reading

Earth Day Celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 5:07 am by

Enjoy beautiful Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in all it’s spring splendor during the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. There is lots to see, do and learn; so check out the full schedule and more details. Continue reading

Heber to attend Al Gore’s climate change training

Posted on February 25, 2017 at 5:30 am by

Conference to take place March 2-4, in Denver, Colorado 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

Did you know … cloth diapering makes a difference?

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 7:00 am by

Did you know the Sisters of Providence sell cloth diapers in our gift shop at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods? Are you wondering why a religious order is selling cloth diapers? Continue reading

A living Land Ethic

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:30 am by

True confessions of a former White Violet Center intern: staff meetings were sometimes a chance to daydream … but when we met to hear more about the Sisters of Providence Land Ethic I quickly found that this would not be that kind of staff meeting. This was big. Continue reading

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