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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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We still need your help!

By Jason Moon | December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fill out the Providence Climate Agreement pledge form and act today! Ask your friends and family to join you!

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Staying warm and reducing your carbon footprint

By Jeanne Rewa | December 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

Have an even greater impact by encouraging a similar change in institutions you are a part of, for example your workplace, school, or faith community.

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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | October 4, 2018 | 7 Comments

I can’t help but believe that if our hearts were so totally converted, as Francis allowed his to be, Earth might be an entirely different world

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Call to Action: Attend Town Hall meetings and other Meet-the-Candidate events!

By Sisters of Providence | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

These are excellent opportunities to ask candidates about their commitment to environmentally sound decision-making and impress upon them the importance of this matter to the Providence Community

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White Violet Center: Meet our new crop of interns

By Sister Mary Montgomery | September 17, 2018 | 5 Comments

The team at White Violet Center is pleased to welcome our new interns. These five ladies play a vital role in our daily farm operations. They work in the organic gardens; take care of the animals and so much more. Feel free to leave an encouraging comment so they can see how much support and…

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Growing Earth into the future, from where you are

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Mindful of the effect of climate injustice on the cosmos, Earth, and its people, particularly the most vulnerable, we commit to work against climate injustice by collectively reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by two million pounds by June 2019, and by advocating for strong environmental policy.”

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Spend Sundays at the Woods!

By Jason Moon | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Plan to take part in the programs, tours or workshops that will focus on a different aspect of life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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Meditation on Creation

By Sisters of Providence | August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The life of humans is interconnected with the healthy life of the environment and all creation

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The First Day: Two Presenters Share

By Sisters of Providence | August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our hearts are full of gratitude and awe, for today, the result of so much prayer, planning, and plain hard work, has exceeded our expectations

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Ecospirituality has been defined as “a manifestation of the spiritual connection between human beings and the environment.” As members of one sacred Earth community, the Sisters of Providence have committed themselves individually and communally to care for our resources and to make decisions regarding their current and future use as they seek to balance their individual and SP communal economic needs with the sustainability needs of Earth community.

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