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Letter to Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York

By Sisters of Providence | May 8, 2020 |

For these reasons and with all due respect we ask you to clarify your much-publicized praise for Mr. Trump’s leadership

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Prayer in this Time of Need

By Sister Paula Damiano | May 7, 2020 |

‘There were, and continue to be, many good things that have come from this time …’

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Necessity gave birth to online ordering, curbside pickup

By Mary Riley | April 29, 2020 |

“Necessity is the mother of invention” – Plato and “The only constant in life is change”-Heraclitus seems to be the collective mantras of everyone these days. We are all trying to adapt rapidly just to keep up and stay safe. Shortly after the beginning of the pandemic, the Sisters of Providence knew they had to…

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A Prayer for Arbor Day, April 24, 2020

By Sister Maureen Abbott | April 22, 2020 |

Continue to encircle us in your divine compassion and love as we seek to walk in your ways

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Today is Monday in case you were wondering.

By Mary Riley | April 20, 2020 |

In normal times there is hardly a day that goes by where most people don’t at least once refer to their calendar. At the very minimum you usually know what day of the week it is. Of course these are not normal times. The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we view time and…

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Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting – Part Three

By Sisters of Providence Political Engagement Team | April 3, 2020 |

In preparing to vote, you are called to action. You are invited to ponder the message in the document, “Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting,” and then share the talk with three to five others

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Baking Sourdough Breads

By Mary Riley | March 28, 2020 |

NOTE: Due to the new restricted guidelines offered from the CDC, Baking Sourdough Breads is canceled. Did you miss your chance to sign up for our first sourdough bread workshop? We have added a another class! Learn bread making basics, tips and tricks for maintaining starters, and ideas for how to incorporate sourdough into a…

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Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting – Part One

By Sisters of Providence Political Engagement Team | March 19, 2020 |

‘In preparing to vote, you are called to action.’

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Sister Barbara Battista: What does it mean to you to be a Catholic Sister today?

By Sister Barbara Battista | March 16, 2020 |

Living a common life centered in the Gospel virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience has opened and stretched me beyond my wildest imaginings.

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‘It was 20 years ago today …’

By Jason Moon | March 3, 2020 |

‘We were attracted to the combination of faith, justice, and environmental sustainability WVC and the Sisters of Providence offered.’

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The Weaver’s Helper: Rigid Heddle and Floor Loom Workshop

By Sisters of Providence | February 28, 2020 | Comments Off on The Weaver’s Helper: Rigid Heddle and Floor Loom Workshop

Friday, Feb. 28; 6-8 p.m. & Saturday, Feb 29; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This workshop will help you get your weaving skills back in shape! If you’ve done a bit of weaving in the past, but feel like you need a refresher course or just some hand-holding as you warp your loom–this is the…

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Join the Lenten Food Waste Fast!

By Sisters of Providence | February 24, 2020 |

Are you up for the challenge?

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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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