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White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

Hoosier Green Light Award

By Cheryl Casselman | September 30, 2016 |

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice received a Hoosier Green Light Award presented by Sustainable Indiana 2016, an Earth Charter Indiana initiative, and was inducted into the Bicentennial Green Legacy Hall of Fame last night during a ceremony at the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute.

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Reminders of the beauty of God

By Amy Miranda | September 19, 2016 |

“The beauties of nature were continual reminders to her of the beauty of God; it was a thought she loved to put frequently before our minds. The luxuriance of the foliage suggested the bounty and infinite power of the Creator; the beauty of winter in its snowy mantle, purity of soul and the splendor of that spotlessness. ”
Mother Anastasie Brown shares her first-hand memories of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her connection to nature.

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A look at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice and Sister Ann Sullivan

By Jason Moon | July 28, 2016 |

A look back at the beginning of White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

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Let your surroundings inspire change

By Cheryl Casselman | June 4, 2016 |

This is my view as I write. I can sometimes take the sounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for granted, but in this moment I am paying attention to every bird’s song, frog’s croak and bee and mosquito buzz.

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Sisters of Providence “employ” special education students

By Cheryl Casselman | May 18, 2016 |

Thursday is my favorite day of the week. It peps me up knowing the weekend is still to come. But when my favorite day of the week includes inspirational young people, well, that’s just the icing on the high school graduation cake!

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Giving thanks to the ash trees on Arbor Day

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 29, 2016 |

I feel a need to say thanks, to find a way to acknowledge their importance

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Spring is here!

By Paul Beel | April 16, 2016 |

Can’t make the trip to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods right now? Enjoy spring at the Woods in these pictures.

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Human Rights Day: ‘I’m grateful I had the opportunity to participate’

By Jason Moon | March 15, 2016 |

“I am proud that the Sisters of Providence are one of the sponsors …”

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Farmworkers, consumers declare national boycott of Wendy’s

By Sister Donna Butler | March 9, 2016 |

The Fair Food Campaign is a highly respected, well monitored program

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Fair Food Campaign: The Super Bowl of Workers’ Rights

By Sister Donna Butler | February 17, 2016 |

As a consumer, you have a powerful voice

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A fresh connection

By Jason Moon | January 13, 2016 |

Thanks to a national program and a pair of keen eyes, students at St. Patrick’s School in Terre Haute, Indiana, have an opportunity to eat fresh, organic vegetables from White Violet Center for Eco-Justice during lunch.

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Growing at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice

By Cheryl Casselman | January 13, 2016 |

“I was challenged to learn new things and accept new realities. I was surrounded by people who were patient and kind and who challenged me to be a better person,” said Providence Associate Kaitlyn Willy of her internship experience at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice.

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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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