Ecology Centers Videos

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Ecology Centers Videos

Take a virtual tour of our ecology centers in Ohio, Kentucky, and Kansas to see how the Dominican Sisters of Peace are following the Holy Father’s call to care for our wounded planet.

  • Crown Point Ecology Center (6 minutes) — Crown Point Ecology Center is a non-profit ecology center of the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Bath, Ohio and its mission is to demonstrate the practical application of ecology, its connection to spirituality, promoting justice and practicing environmental protection. Watch this video to learn how Crown Point provides organic food, how they help their local community fight hunger, and how they enhance ecological education.

  • Heartland Farm (22 minutes) — Expressions of the heart come to life at Heartland Farm.” Many of the Sisters in Great Bend, Kansas grew up on family farms. Inspired by Wendell Berry’s vision, the Dominican Sisters purchased a farm on which to build a strong community, where they worked to protect and preserve the land.

  • Making Peace with Air (12 minutes) — The Dominican Sisters of Peace are committed to fostering God’s web of life. Learn about air, air pollution, and various ways to restore ecosystem health, to improve habitat quality, to reduce indoor and outdoor air pollution, and to care for air and all God’s creation. You can learn more about our commitment to the environment by visiting our Ecology Centers webpage.

  • Shepherd’s Corner, founded in 1992, is an ecological ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, located in Blacklick, Ohio. This 160-acre natural oasis serves as a center for ecology, spirituality, and education. The property’s diverse range of habitats offers a haven for wildlife and native flora, plus a place of peace, natural beauty, and spiritual refreshment.  In these four videos, you can learn about our chemical-free naturally grown gardens, chickens, sheep, a llama, a turf labyrinth, greenhouses, and meditation trails.