Stories about

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Care of Earth in everyday life: Sisters Ellen Cunningham and Rosemary Nudd

By Cheryl Casselman | October 2, 2013 |

Sisters Rosemary Nudd, Ellen Cunningham and Dorothy Rasche walk the talk by living and demonstrating care of Earth in their everyday lives.

Read more

Several Sisters of Providence share their Christmas wishes

By Dave Cox | December 14, 2012 |

Sisters of Providence may not sit on Santa’s plush lap or bended knee, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a wish or two to share with you for the…

Read more

Praying for rain in a drought, other water issues

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | June 26, 2012 |

Being in drought conditions in our part of Indiana makes me think about water quite a bit – usually when I’m watering our garden. My meanderings take me to Scripture…

Read more

Connecting with Creation

By Cheryl Casselman | May 15, 2012 |

This article is reprinted from the summer 2012 issue of HOPE The Sisters of Providence have been connecting with creation since their foundation more than 170 years ago. “We have…

Read more

Pausing for prayer

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 31, 2012 |

The General Officers, the leadership team for the Sisters of Providence, met last week. Each day a different council member prepared and led the prayer. The day we reflected on…

Read more

Sister of Providence illustrates book on “Alpacas and Bullying”

By Sisters of Providence | December 22, 2010 | Comments Off on Sister of Providence illustrates book on “Alpacas and Bullying”

“Alpacas and Bullying” is the title of a new magazine-size paperback book illustrated by Sister Ruth Johnson, a member of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, and written by…

Read more

Sisters eating local food

By Cheryl Casselman | September 13, 2008 |

This article is reprinted from fall 2008 issue of HOPE. Exciting changes have been occurring in the Sisters of Providence Food Services Department at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Within the last few…

Read more

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.

Stay connected

Our enewsletters and publications will keep you up to date with the best content from the Sisters of Providence.

Join the Providence family

Become a Providence Associate of the Sisters of Providence.

Learn more!

Not feeling merry and bright?

Sometimes the holidays can be sad and overwhelming. You are not alone. The sisters would be honored to light a candle and pray for you and your loved ones.

Let us help