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Everything you need to know about the 2019 Farm Share program

By Mary Riley | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our Farm Share program is a way for people to get certified organic produce and that is fresh and grown locally here at White Violet Center. But you’re not really buying the produce; you’re buying a share of the harvest. Just like farmers and gardeners everywhere, Farm Share members take on the risks and the rewards of growing but without having to do any of the hard work.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Penny’s from heaven

By Mary Riley | January 22, 2019 | 5 Comments

The best part of volunteering is knowing (that) I have made an effort to assist in fulfilling the needs of people who have limited resources.

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Newsnotes: winter 2019 updates from the Sisters of Providence

By Sisters of Providence | January 10, 2019 | 3 Comments

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

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Practical ways to reduce CO2 emissions

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

One big way is to change our diet. For each day of the week that we eat vegetarian rather than consume meat, we reduce our carbon footprint by 700 lbs. annually.

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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We still need your help!

By Jason Moon | December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fill out the Providence Climate Agreement pledge form and act today! Ask your friends and family to join you!

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Staying warm and reducing your carbon footprint

By Jeanne Rewa | December 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

Have an even greater impact by encouraging a similar change in institutions you are a part of, for example your workplace, school, or faith community.

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You make a big difference on Giving Tuesday!

By Sisters of Providence | November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

You can help the Sisters of Providence continue to build the vital internship program at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. “We would not exist without interns.” Lorrie Heber, Director of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence What is the Internship program? White Violet Center internships are hands on…

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Memories of Providence Brittany (RIP)

By Jason Moon | October 26, 2018 | 3 Comments

‘She was a perfect beginning animal for us to make our early mistakes in raising alpacas’

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Writing a Manifesto

By Sisters of Providence | October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

… our recent focus on intersectionality helped illustrate the inescapable connections between people and a dangerously changing planet …

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | October 4, 2018 | 7 Comments

I can’t help but believe that if our hearts were so totally converted, as Francis allowed his to be, Earth might be an entirely different world

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Fall in love with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Mary Riley | September 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to pick a favorite season to visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods – but fall is really spectacular. The foliage is changing from its’ summer greens to an array of brilliant autumnal hues of yellow, orange and red.  There are still plenty of warm days where you can wander outside and visit the many beautiful and…

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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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Climate Agreement

Learn more about our Providence Climate Agreement. Join us on our journey to help resist climate change by clicking here.

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Lighting the way

Let us light a candle for you at the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin or the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence.

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