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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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Growing the gift of flowers

By Mary Riley | May 2, 2023 |

While receiving flowers is a gift, growing them knowing they might make someone’s day a bit brighter is definitely a blessing.

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Plan to join us for our Volunteer Open House!

By Sarah Knoblock | April 28, 2023 |

The open house is a great opportunity for those who have not yet signed up to volunteer for the sisters

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Earth Day 2023

By Casey Kellum | April 26, 2023 |

More than 700 people visited Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on April 22 to take part in the Sisters of Providence Earth Day festivities! The event returned this year after a three-year hiatus…

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Earth Day Festival returns April 22

By Sisters of Providence | April 11, 2023 |

Admission to the event is free, but donations are appreciated

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WVC to host Spring Plant Sale

By Jason Moon | April 11, 2023 |

Cash and credit cards will be accepted

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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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