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Sustainability midst the bustle

By Amy Miranda | April 18, 2015 |

How does one fit living an ecologically friendly lifestyle into the busyness of life? For Providence Associates Jennifer and Duane Drake, it’s about being gentle with themselves in the process.

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Cherishing creation

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 18, 2015 |

“Our promise in this time is to be God’s loving care for all creation, to be one of the ways God sustains life. We desire to live in right relationship with our Earth and with all that dwells on Earth.”

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Eco-tips for living gently on Earth

By Sisters of Providence | December 30, 2014 |

Conserve water by taking shorter showers. Turn water off while soaping, shaving, etc. to save even more water.

Lots of tips to help care for our planet gathered from the Providence community

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A living Land Ethic

By Sister Tracey Horan | October 22, 2014 |

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.

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Earth as home

By Cheryl Casselman | May 1, 2013 |

(This article was originally published in the Summer 2013 edition of HOPE.) If you spend any amount of time with a Sister of Providence or a group of sisters, you…

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Q and A: The new cosmology: a Providence perspective

By Sisters of Providence | August 27, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the fall 2009 issue of HOPE. Editor’s note: In the previous article, “The new cosmology: an evolving universe,” Sister Jeanne Knoerle provides an overview of…

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The new cosmology: an evolving universe

By Sister Jeanne Knoerle | August 27, 2009 |

This article is reprinted from the fall 2009 issue of HOPE. How do you picture God? Pray to God? Understand God? Most of us move from childhood to adulthood thinking…

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Caring for God’s gifts: the natural environment and faith

By Sisters of Providence | April 20, 2009 |

By Sister Ruth Eileen Dwyer From the very beginning humans have had a mutual relationship with the natural world that satisfied their needs and with the Creator as Source and…

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Practical ways to make a difference

By Connie McCammon | September 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from fall 2008 issue of HOPE. Biomass, biodiesel fuel — these may be great for institutions, but how can individuals make an environmental difference? Sisters Florence…

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Sister Ann Sullivan

By Sisters of Providence | May 30, 2006 |

Remember when you actually received something you sought and that queasy feeling of “what do I do now” came over you? Sister Ann Sullivan, director of White Violet Center for…

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