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May 3, 2013
Renewal and Celebration: Learning From St. Vincent de Paul
Renewal and Celebration: Learning From St. Vincent de Paul

In January, a large number of Associates and Sisters assembled in the Providence Spirituality Centre for a day on St. Vincent. Christine DiZazzo contextualized the life of Vincent de Paul in light of the religious faith of the day and its concern for heresy, wars, and disparities between the rich and the poor.

May 3, 2013
'I just can't figure out why our boys had to go through that'
'I just can't figure out why our boys had to go through that'

Those 13 words speak volumes about the why of war. Particularly since they were uttered at a 1936 Vimy Ridge Pilgrimage by Canada’s first Silver Cross Mother.

May 3, 2013
3rd World Canada youth drum up support for change
3rd World Canada youth drum up support for change

Last fall, the Sisters of Providence, the Rotary Club of Cataraqui, Kingston, along with a host of organizations and caring citizens, welcomed the 3rd World Canada Tour.

November 22, 2012
Associate Digest November 22, 2012
Associate Digest  November 22, 2012

Forty-nine Providence Associates and Sisters of Providence gathered together in Providence Spirituality Centre on the weekend of September 21 -22, 2012 for the Providence Associates’ Annual General Education Meeting.

November 20, 2012
You say tomato, I say heirloom
You say tomato, I say heirloom

What’s the difference between heirloom and commercially-produced tomatoes?

Flavour tops the list. Just ask any of the 150 tomato tasters attending this year’s popular Heirloom Tomato Day at Providence Motherhouse in late August.

November 20, 2012
Anniversary Year in Holyoke
Anniversary Year in Holyoke

Months after the Canadian Sisters of Providene of St. Vincent de Paul wrapped up their 150th anniversary year, their U.S. counterparts celebrate their remarkable journey.

November 20, 2012
Living Wage
Living Wage

Kingston has a new Living Wage Campaign. We’re joining other Canadian cities where social justice advocates are promoting the simple idea that a job should pay enough to provide a decent standard of living.

November 20, 2012
Food for thought
Food for thought

Kingston’s representative at Queen’s Park is elevating the profile of people struggling to survive on social assistance.

October 3, 2012
Put Food in the Budget
Put Food in the Budget

Put Food in the Budget videos produced by the Sisters of Providence available here. Part 1 follows ‘Dollton’ on his visit to Kingston. Part 2 focuses on John Gerretsen’s poverty challenge as he spends a day in the shoes of the poor of Kingston.

July 13, 2012
SP's Featured During Museum Month
SP's Featured During Museum Month

Ten Kingston museums set up temporary displays under one roof on May 12 to commemorate Museum Month.

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