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Always a challenge for me

By Lorrie Heber | June 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

Losing our carbon ‘weight’ is no longer a ‘need to,’ as in ‘I’ll get around to it someday.’ It’s a MUST do and a MUST do NOW!

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Sisters and interns: becoming a little bit of each other

By Cheryl Casselman | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“There’s no way either one of us could go without being touched by the other after we’ve come in contact,” Sister Ruth explained. “We become a little bit them and they become a little bit us.”

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A poem inspired by spring at the Woods

By Sheila Galvin | April 27, 2018 | 11 Comments

Reserves
Did Trees stand tall at your arrival?
Did Wind whisper a welcome in your ear?

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Mecca of the Midwest by Jan Phillips

By Sisters of Providence | March 8, 2018 | 4 Comments

‘Abundance was all I saw, all I felt.’

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Sign this petition!

By Sisters of Providence | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sign the Catholic Climate Petition and support the Pope’s ecological call

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Keeping Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment

By Sister Ann Sullivan | September 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

From the time of the first humans assessing where they were and who created them and their world, there has been an understanding that the Universe was created by the hand of a magnificent Creator.  Unfortunately, in centuries since then, religious meaning has focused on issues of the human person​ and not the human in…

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The gift of Earth: a prayer moment

By Joan Frisz | May 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Challenges for the week to tend to the gift of Earth:
• Spend time in nature;
• Look out for life, human and other, in your little patch of the world;
• Live compassionately toward all God’s creatures;

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No time for despair: climate change reality

By Lorrie Heber | May 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

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.

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Earth Day: A Holy Day of Obligation

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 20, 2017 | 7 Comments

Our fragile Earth IS HOLY

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Nature is a powerful healing source

By Josh Price | January 7, 2017 | 9 Comments

The notion of the healing power of nature is something I feel I have always been inherently aware of; however, hearing the quote from John Muir brought this idea to the surface of my thoughts and since then, I have found myself observing nature through this lens. Josh Price shares why he thinks White Violet Center is a magical place.

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Sister has life changing trip to Standing Rock Sioux Nation

By Cheryl Casselman | November 6, 2016 | 7 Comments

Sister of Providence Joni Luna recently traveled from Indiana to stand with the Native Americans keeping vigil of sacred burial ground on the high plains of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota.
They call themselves water protectors not protestors, as they peacefully protest the North Dakota Access pipeline.

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Fall in love with these Mother Theodore quotes

By Kelsey Hollis | October 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

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.

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