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Environmental Justice

New designs from a tree’s former fullness

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | July 23, 2018 |

A huge white oak tree fell to the ground one day last week. Well, it wasn’t really a huge white oak tree. It was Huge. Not really. It was HUGE!…

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CCTF, JCC: Addressing the issues at hand

By Ben Kite | June 29, 2018 |

It is an ambitious goal, but a goal that can be achieved

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‘We Are Still In’

By Jason Moon | June 23, 2018 |

On the third anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, along with close to 600 United States Catholic institutions…

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Always a challenge for me

By Lorrie Heber | June 13, 2018 |

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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What is White Violet Center all about?

By Cheryl Casselman | May 25, 2018 |

“We understand Providence as God’s care for all of creation. And, so, this loving, Provident God set forth into motion this web of life. And we’re called to be co-creators with that God to sustain and nourish that life.”

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Learn more about White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

By Mary Riley | February 2, 2018 |

Teaching, caring, inspiring for all creation. At White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, you’ll find a USDA certified organic garden,…

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Sustainable living: beyond the basics

By Cheryl Casselman | September 12, 2017 |

“Shop locally. Consider environment as a whole.” White Violet Center for Eco-Justice interns offer some practical tips.

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Keeping Earth: Religious and Scientific Perspectives on the Environment

By Sister Ann Sullivan | September 8, 2017 |

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…

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Maren Van Cleave: A wonderful year at WVC

By Jason Moon | May 19, 2017 |

‘I’ve seen what this life is like and I like it.’

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No time for despair: climate change reality

By Lorrie Heber | May 9, 2017 |

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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What is Eco-Justice?

By Sisters of Providence | April 26, 2017 |

Note: The following was provided with permission by Joan Brown, OSF. Sister Joan is a Kansas native and a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Rochester, Minn. She lives in…

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Heber to attend Al Gore’s climate change training

By Jason Moon | February 25, 2017 |

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

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