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Worship spaces at Providence Care Hospital
July 24, 2017
Worship spaces at Providence Care Hospital

The wide-open glass doors of the Worship Centre in the new Providence Care Hospital beckon all to come in. As people enter the space for the first time and take in the view of Lake Ontario, the outdoor labyrinth and the gardens, many are heard saying, “Oh wow, this is so peaceful!”

Legacy gift honours Sisters in education
July 21, 2017
Legacy gift honours Sisters in education

In the words of Sister Sandra Shannon, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul have strong connections to teaching.

Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!
July 17, 2017
Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!

Six Sisters of Providence celebrate 50, 60 and 70 years of religious life. As part of the celebration, Sister Sandra Shannon, as the current General Superior, gave an address to the Jubilarians which was followed by a response from this years Jubilarians. 

Following the example of Jesus
July 14, 2016
Following the example of Jesus

Your eyes have been fixed on Jesus even before you consecrated your life to him. You accepted his invitation to join him in building the Kingdom of God. Over the years you have read the scriptures, searched the scriptures and examined his life.

Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years
July 14, 2016
Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years

At the International Union of Superiors General meeting I attended in Rome in May, we heard from Sister Mary Sujita, SND from India. Her question to us was, “Who has benefited from your vows?” On reflection I would say both “the others out there” and “community in here.” Let us see how this message relates to our Jubilarians.

Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters' contribution
December 9, 2015
Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters' contribution

On October 1, a bronze monument was unveiled in Regina’s Wascana Park in front of more than 500 guests and dignitaries. 

Pondering a Providence moment
November 17, 2015
Pondering a Providence moment

A chance meeting in the context of a retreat brings back memories and affirms the teaching about pondering

Jubilee
July 12, 2012
Jubilee

370 years of religious life was marked during a special Jubilee celebration June 8-9 at Providence Motherhouse.

Jubilee
June 22, 2011
Jubilee

Sister Pauline Lally described this year’s eight Jubilarians as unique and unrepeatable seeds of God’s creative love. Using seeds as a metaphor throughout her congratulation speech to Jubilarians on Friday, June 17th, Sr. Pauline drew comparisons with the lives of the celebrants.

Jubilee 2010 – I am the Way..
July 5, 2010
Jubilee 2010 – I am the Way..

General Superior, Sister Pauline Lally loves to take photographs of paths – a subject that became the theme of her congratulatory speech to the Jubilarians on June 11.

July 24, 2017
Worship spaces at Providence Care Hospital
Worship spaces at Providence Care Hospital

The wide-open glass doors of the Worship Centre in the new Providence Care Hospital beckon all to come in. As people enter the space for the first time and take in the view of Lake Ontario, the outdoor labyrinth and the gardens, many are heard saying, “Oh wow, this is so peaceful!”

July 21, 2017
Legacy gift honours Sisters in education
Legacy gift honours Sisters in education

In the words of Sister Sandra Shannon, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul have strong connections to teaching.

July 17, 2017
Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!
Congratulations Jubilarians for over 370 years of combined religious life!

Six Sisters of Providence celebrate 50, 60 and 70 years of religious life. As part of the celebration, Sister Sandra Shannon, as the current General Superior, gave an address to the Jubilarians which was followed by a response from this years Jubilarians. 

July 14, 2016
Following the example of Jesus
Following the example of Jesus

Your eyes have been fixed on Jesus even before you consecrated your life to him. You accepted his invitation to join him in building the Kingdom of God. Over the years you have read the scriptures, searched the scriptures and examined his life.

July 14, 2016
Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years
Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years

At the International Union of Superiors General meeting I attended in Rome in May, we heard from Sister Mary Sujita, SND from India. Her question to us was, “Who has benefited from your vows?” On reflection I would say both “the others out there” and “community in here.” Let us see how this message relates to our Jubilarians.

December 9, 2015
Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters' contribution
Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters' contribution

On October 1, a bronze monument was unveiled in Regina’s Wascana Park in front of more than 500 guests and dignitaries. 

November 17, 2015
Pondering a Providence moment
Pondering a Providence moment

A chance meeting in the context of a retreat brings back memories and affirms the teaching about pondering

August 17, 2015
Becoming wise elders: this years's Jubilarians / Consecrated lives: a gift for church and society
Becoming wise elders: this years's Jubilarians / Consecrated lives: a gift for church and society

For the day of the congregational celebration, the Jubilarians choose a Sister to speak for them. This year, Sister Dianne McNamara, who marks 50 years as a Sister of Providence, gave a speech about change.

July 12, 2012
Jubilee
Jubilee

370 years of religious life was marked during a special Jubilee celebration June 8-9 at Providence Motherhouse.

June 22, 2011
Jubilee
Jubilee

Sister Pauline Lally described this year’s eight Jubilarians as unique and unrepeatable seeds of God’s creative love. Using seeds as a metaphor throughout her congratulation speech to Jubilarians on Friday, June 17th, Sr. Pauline drew comparisons with the lives of the celebrants.

July 5, 2010
Jubilee 2010 – I am the Way..
Jubilee 2010 – I am the Way..

General Superior, Sister Pauline Lally loves to take photographs of paths – a subject that became the theme of her congratulatory speech to the Jubilarians on June 11.

June 25, 2009
Sisters celebrate milestone anniversaries
Sisters celebrate milestone anniversaries

Sister Rita Dimberline entered religious life 70 years ago — a time when bread was about 8 cents a loaf and the annual salary was $1,850. There have been many changes in the world and the church since then. Sr. Rita and four other Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul celebrated Jubilee anniversaries as women religious during a ceremony on Saturday, June 13th among family and friends.

August 21, 2008
Congratulations Jubilarians
Congratulations Jubilarians

A remarkable 590 years of religious life is being celebrated this year by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. Ten Sisters celebrated their Jubilee anniversaries at Providence Motherhouse in June 2008. Gratitude was also paid to the five deceased Sisters who would have been celebrating Jubilee 2008.

July 9, 2007
Jubilarians Share Journey
Jubilarians Share Journey
July 9, 2007
Mountain Top Experience
Mountain Top Experience

Without notes, Jubilarian Sister Catherine Cannon took the microphone and offered an inspired tribute to the congregation during Jubilee celebrations at Providence Motherhouse in June.

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