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Laudato Si’ Platform Commitment Statement

By Sisters of Providence | October 22, 2021 |

This commitment is made in love, mercy and justice, knowing that we are participating in God’s Providential work of transformation, and trusting in “that Providence that so far has never failed us.”

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Redecorating our Guest Room

By Lorrie Heber | October 20, 2021 |

This process will reinvigorate the existing growth

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Labyrinth Walking: An ancient Tool for a New Time

By Mary Riley | September 19, 2021 |

Labyrinths have long been used for meditation and prayer and as a tool for an inward journey and self-reflection. Learn the origins of the labyrinth and receive suggestions about walking…

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Forest Bathing

By Sister Ann Casper | September 10, 2021 |

Indeed, The Woods “is like our mother, a sacred place, a gift to us humans from the divine. It is a paradise of healing.”

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Fall Floral Lunch and Learn scheduled

By Jason Moon | September 7, 2021 |

“We will learn basic floral arranging principles and wreath making techniques using eco-friendly materials.”

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Season of Creation 2021 Prayer

By Sisters of Providence | September 1, 2021 |

We wanted to share this prayer from Season of Creation, the organization’s 2021 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, which is September 1, 2021.

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Sustainable farms show how Catholics can apply Laudato Si’ to their daily lives

By Jason Moon | June 25, 2021 |

In this recent article from National Catholic Reporter, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice Director Lorrie Heber talks about the Congregation’s sustainable farm and its commitment to climate justice.

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WVC teams with Arts Illiana for anniversary writing contest

By Jason Moon | June 24, 2021 |

‘This project started when we were talking about the 25th anniversary and brainstorming ideas to recognize the milestone’

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Save the date for these upcoming events!

By Jason Moon | June 23, 2021 |

We are excited to once again offer the many events, workshops and more that many people missed out on last year.

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Welcoming our 2021 WVC Summer Interns!

By Sister Mary Montgomery | June 20, 2021 |

I hope you have an opportunity to meet some of them!

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Celebrating World Environment Day

By John-Michael Elmore | June 4, 2021 |

We owe one another a better world. We should listen to each other to find out how we can do that.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Kristen Kimery!

By Jason Moon | May 18, 2021 |

“I get to meet new people and learn more about the alpacas. I love it.”

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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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