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This Christmas, shop small and support the Sisters of Providence

By Mary Riley | November 26, 2019 |

Tis’ the season and soon it will be time to exchange gifts with family, friends and loved ones. But did you know your holiday shopping could make a difference for the Sisters of Providence? Anytime you purchase merchandise from our two stores, Linden Leaf Gifts and the Farm Store at White Violet, you are supporting…

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Have you noticed?

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | November 23, 2019 |

“These weather pattern changes challenge agriculture, our food sources and peoples’ life …”

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Eating for a Healthier Planet

By Lorrie Heber | October 29, 2019 |

After a dozen years, I can tell you that we eat better than ever.

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Butterflies for immigrant children in detention centers

By Sister Donna Butler | October 28, 2019 |

We invite you to join us in the butterfly project

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Providence Climate Agreement confessionals (and an announcement)

By Sisters of Providence | September 26, 2019 |

We’re still moving forward! Won’t you join us?

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Our Changing Woods

By Sisters of Providence | August 23, 2019 |

Come take a walk in the Woods of Indiana with Sister Rosemary and Dr. Speer

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Climate Change Task Force moving forward!

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | August 1, 2019 |

Please join us in our efforts to save Earth before it is too late

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Discovering the Woods: A visit from a fresh perspective

By Mary Riley | July 24, 2019 |

Each day we get visitors, pilgrims and tour groups who explore the many wonderful things that are here for all to discover.

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White Violet Wednesday: The story behind our cucumbers

By Candace Minster | June 26, 2019 |

Not to brag but our cucumbers are special The cucumbers we’ve been harvesting at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice are not your average cuke. They are specialty varieties, selected for their thin skins, small seed cavities, and crispy texture. They also have the added bonus of being “burpless,” for those of you who may have…

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Newsnotes summer 2019

By Sisters of Providence | May 24, 2019 |

Read the latest news and updates from the Sisters of Providence.

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Breathe in the Woods

By Kimberly Wright | May 17, 2019 |

As we think about spring, let’s reflect for a minute about the effect sunshine can have on our bodies, mind, and spirit

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Volunteer opportunity spotlight: The great outdoors

By Mary Riley | April 23, 2019 |

April is National Volunteer Month. Follow along each week as we highlight some of the opportunities the Sisters of Providence have available. If you’ve thought about volunteering but being stuck inside is not your thing, then you‘ll be happy to learn that the Sisters of Providence have many volunteer opportunities in the great outdoors. If…

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Teaching, caring, inspiring for all creation. A ministry of the Sisters of Providence, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana was established in 1996. Here you’ll find a herd of alpacas, a flock of laying chickens, a 5-acre USDA certified organic garden, orchards, bee hives, a Farm Store, nature trail and internship opportunities.

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