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April 11, 2016
Gaining the skills to lead ourselves
Gaining the skills to lead ourselves

A year ago, while the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul were at Chapter, the Providence Associates gathered to talk about their future. The Sisters were looking at the decisions they had to make and the Providence Associates knew that they had to be proactive and consider their future as well. 

April 11, 2016
An environmental tour many years in the making
An environmental tour many years in the making

This year, my dream came true when my brother and his wife decided to take their family of three children, their spouses and their eight grandchildren to Costa Rica to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. 

April 11, 2016
Rita Gould, Providence Associate
Rita Gould, Providence Associate

Rita Gould, a Providence Associate of Camrose, Alberta, went home to God on November 20, 2015 at the age of 91.

April 5, 2016
April 2016 news and volunteer opportunity
April 2016 news and volunteer opportunity

A new issue was sent out on April 5. You can read it or sign up for it here.

April 1, 2016
Are the seeds contemplating their future, as I am?
Are the seeds contemplating their future, as I am?

Plant brain and winter brain have a lot of fuzziness in thinking. But there are plans to be made!

Tags: Heirloom Seed Sanctuary organic seeds
January 28, 2016
Time in Peru
Time in Peru

Sister Una recently visited Peru for several months to experience the work being done by fellow Sisters Rosemarie and Sarah. 

January 15, 2016
How the yearning for peace After a trench war's horror gave way to vapid "Vimyism"
How the yearning for peace After a trench war's horror gave way to vapid "Vimyism"

Canadian Issues thèmes Canadiens (CITC) fall 2015 issue features an article by Jamie Swift on the remembrance of World War I.

December 15, 2015
The story of the congregation, one life at a time
The story of the congregation, one life at a time

The history of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul has often been written about in terms of the missions, institutions and ministries of the congregation. The focus has been on the works of the whole instead of the individual; yet the whole would be nothing without the women who have served since 1861.

December 15, 2015
Meeting Jesus in Fray Martin de Porres, Peru
Meeting Jesus in Fray Martin de Porres, Peru

We had planned everything with care and dedication. It was September 20 and the Providence Associates of our area of Peru, with the Sisters of Providence, were heading to a small and very poor community for the day.

December 9, 2015
The gift of security for one Syrian family
The gift of security for one Syrian family

Earlier this year, before the federal government announced it was bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, even before the child, Alan Kurdi, ended up shocking the world with the plight of the Syrians, the Sisters of Providence made a strong act of solidarity to the cause. The congregation donated significant funds to make possible the private sponsorship of one Syrian family. 

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