Kingston Interfaith Potluck 2022

Kingston Interfaith Potluck 2022

Photos by Sister Jeannette Filthaut, SPThe Kingston Interfaith Community held a potluck supper on November 29, and Sister...

Keeping Warm…

Keeping Warm…

Coal truck delivering coal to Providence Motherhouse in ca.1943. (If you don’t recognize this view of the front door, it’s...

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Kingston Interfaith Potluck 2022

Photos by Sister Jeannette Filthaut, SPThe Kingston Interfaith Community held a potluck supper on November 29, and Sister Pauline Lally spoke to the group as a Christian member of the interfaith group. The theme for the...

Keeping Warm…

Coal truck delivering coal to Providence Motherhouse in ca.1943. (If you don’t recognize this view of the front door, it’s because we are used to seeing the Administration wing to the east of the main entrance, but it...

Remembrance Day 2022

Photo by Sister Jeannette Filthaut.Sister Pauline Lally was invited to speak at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Providence Care Hospital, where she spoke of the lives lost in WWI and many wars since that we remember on...

Renewal of Vows and Commitments

Sister Sandra Shannon, General Superior, addressing the Sisters of Providence and Providence Associates.BY ANN BONIFERRO, DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL LITURGY & MUSIC With grateful hearts, the Sisters of Providence of St....

Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from seven-year-olds Debbie of Sunnyside Children’s Centre and Neil of Heathfield Orphanage (operated by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul) on June 28, 1959 at Richardson...

Hiroshima Day – August 6

BY PAULINE LALLY, SP Social scientist, Brené Brown says we need to show up for collective moments of joy and sorrow so that we can bear witness to inextricable human connections.  That’s why we go to funerals, protests,...

49 Years of Teaching

Sister Mary Francis of Assisi was born in 1899 and died at age 87 in 1986. As a Sister of Providence she taught in Kingston, Lancaster, Smiths Falls, Perth, Arnprior, Tweed, and Gananoque. She retired in 1968 as Principal...

Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa in the early 1960s.In the late 1840s the property we know as Heathfield was compiled when three smaller parcels of land, one of them including a villa built in the 1830s, were purchased by Alex Forbes to...