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September 17, 2018
Making a Commitment
Making a Commitment

In front of an assembly of Sisters, Associates, family and friends, Helen Driver, Mary Olenick and I made our commitments as Providence Associates.

September 7, 2018
Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World
Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World

In mid-June, three carloads of Sisters and Associates drove in beautiful weather through scenic countryside to attend the 14th event of the Women of Providence in its 38th year of Collaboration at La Roche College in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference was “Echoing the Providence of Peace in an Intercultural World.”

August 28, 2018
Kingston Seedy Saturday says 'Thank you!'
Kingston Seedy Saturday says 'Thank you!'

Sister of Providence Kay Morrell attended Kingston Seedy Saturday for the first time this year, bringing along Sister Elise Nikiema who is a Sister of the Immaculate Conception of Ouagadougou visiting from Burkina Faso, in Africa. She wanted to share with Sister Elise an original Canadian phenomenon, Seedy Saturday, which began in Canada in the 1990s and has since spread to other countries. 

August 23, 2018
The World Remembers

Just as the schools let out, marking the real start of summer, PeaceQuest held an event in front of City Hall.  It was the official announcement of our November Gathering and concert.

August 15, 2018
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace

Over four years, we have been involved in projects looking at war and peace from four perspectives or “streams”: culture, education, faith and policy. We’ve organized public forums to discuss and promote peace (some involving partnerships with other like-minded groups).

August 10, 2018
Breaking ground in a historic way
Breaking ground in a historic way

On Friday, May 4th the groundbreaking for Hospice Kingston, the first partner in Providence Village, took place on the Motherhouse grounds. There have been numerous groundbreakings on the property before this, as the congregation built and added onto the Motherhouse itself.

August 7, 2018
Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion
Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion

On June 2nd, 2018, the Healing Violence Committee commemorated 20 years of work guided by their mandate.

August 3, 2018
Annual Congress on Basic Income
Annual Congress on Basic Income

Some of Canada’s public champions took to the stage to discuss the importance and urgency of implementing a policy that will not only ensure an adequate income but also build a healthy, equitable, and prosperous society for all. 

April 30, 2018
A Procession and a Story
A Procession and a Story

The script for the procession with the gifts at the anniversary Mass gave an overview of the mission in Carabayllo, Peru. It was written and narrated by Providence Associate Carmen Alomía who was the emcee at the Mass.

April 25, 2018
Visit to Peru for 50th Anniversary of Mission
Visit to Peru for 50th Anniversary of Mission

December 6-21, 2017 Sisters Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia and Josephine Doiron experienced a wonderful two weeks in Carabayllo, Peru. The trip was a special one because it included celebrations to mark 50 years of ministry in Peru. Sister Gayle recalls highlights of the trip.

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