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The Cry of the Poor

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | February 23, 2024 |

Can we hear the cry of the poor and respond collectively and individually for justice?

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What does winter look like on an alpaca and chicken farm?

By Tara Elmore | February 18, 2024 |

As if alpacas weren’t cute enough without adding outerwear.

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WVC schedules ‘Beginning Weaving with John Salamone’

By Jason Moon | February 14, 2024 |

Cost to attend the workshop is $95 and the registration deadline is March 15

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WVC to host in-person, virtual Sourdough Bread workshop

By Jason Moon | January 25, 2024 |

The workshop will take place from 6-8 p.m., EST, on Thursday, Feb. 22

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WVC adds ‘Real Organic Project’ certification

By Sisters of Providence | January 8, 2024 |

Real organic farming relies on the microbial activity of the soil to slowly release nutrients to the plant

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For our Congregation, this is Eco-Justice

By Sister Barbara Sheehan | December 5, 2023 |

Our work of transformation and conversion is challenging but so necessary!

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WVC to host ‘Alpacas and Friends Open Barn’

By Jason Moon | October 23, 2023 |

Registration is required and space is limited

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Welcome Providence André Benjamin!

By Jason Moon | October 18, 2023 |

Stop by and visit Providence Andre Benjamin!

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Welcome Providence Jack Francis!

By Sisters of Providence | September 29, 2023 |

All are invited to come to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to meet Providence Jack Francis and the other alpacas!

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Blooming in the gardens at the Woods

By Mary Riley | September 22, 2023 |

“Growing vegetables is pretty incredible,” say White Violet Intern Lily Seals. “I get to experience this from start to finish. After we harvest it really makes me proud to realize that I grew this.”

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Meet Providence Pax Terre!

By Sisters of Providence | June 22, 2023 |

Welcome Providence Pax Terre!

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Weaving alpaca yarn: a productive and beautiful hobby

By Amy Miranda | May 2, 2023 |

Precise, mathematical, purposeful. All words that describe Sister Jean Fuqua, SP — and her art.

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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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