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.Read more
They experienced discrimination against native indigenous people whose ancestors had lived there for thousands of yearsRead more
Human trafficking continues and one might say it is rampant in the United States and other countriesRead more
TPS holders are our neighbors and friendsRead more
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…Read more
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.Read more
Conference to take place March 2-4, in Denver, ColoradoRead more
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.Read more
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?Read more
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.Read more
Our current culture seems to tell us life’s struggle is all about good vs. evil and black-and-white decisions. The reality is that the hardest choices are those that aren’t clear-cut.
They’re the ones you can argue from either side but eventually must make based on only a slight edge. That is the kind of choice the Sisters of Providence had to make about whether to test for and drill for oil on our motherhouse land.
“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.” -Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Join us on our journey of advocacy and action for all people and for all Gods’ creation. Learn more about our mission for environmental and social justice.