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Transformative liturgy
November 29, 2017
Transformative liturgy

Approximately 60 Sisters and members of our Sunday assembly gathered in McKinley Hall, at Providence Motherhouse, on October 22 to share their thoughts on the Transformative Power of the Liturgy. Miriam is a Presentation Sister of Newfoundland who teaches at and is also Director of the new Providence School of Transformative Leadership and Spirituality at St. Paul’s University in Ottawa.

Resting in God at the Motherhouse
February 8, 2017
Resting in God at the Motherhouse

An ecumenical Taizé service, shared with neighbours.

Renewed life for old instruments
July 15, 2016
Renewed life for old instruments

As music teachers retired and local convents closed, many instruments made their way to the Motherhouse in Kingston.

Remembering Marg in song
July 15, 2016
Remembering Marg in song

Dr. Mark Sirett was first taught piano by a Sister of Providence – and he didn’t forget. Now a distinguished composer and the music director of the Cantabile Choirs of Kingston, every year he brings at least one of his choirs to perform for the Sisters at the Motherhouse. 

Motherhouse organ part of historic tour
July 15, 2016
Motherhouse organ part of historic tour

The Motherhouse Chapel of Mary, Mother of Compassion features a rich and resonant organ. 

Remembering
May 17, 2016
Remembering

The second annual memorial service was held on May 9.

Welcome Ann Boniferro
May 17, 2016
Welcome Ann Boniferro

The Liturgy team is delighted to announce that Ann Boniferro has signed on as the Director of Liturgical Music, and Organist, filling the special organ shoes left by dear Marg Spooner who passed away this last year. 

New organ scholarship
April 13, 2016
New organ scholarship

This year, the Sisters of Providence established a scholarship with the Kingston Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists.

Fr. John Hibbard reviews the upcoming revisions to the Roman Missal
November 16, 2011
Fr. John Hibbard reviews the upcoming revisions to the Roman Missal

More than 80 Sisters, Associates, Motherhouse liturgical ministers and staff gathered on Tuesday, October 4 for an information session regarding the coming revision of the Roman Missal (the book of rites used for Mass and other liturgies such as Good Friday) and its accompanying General Instruction, the document explaining the Missal’s practical implementation.

Keeping Holy the Lord's Day
July 20, 2010
Keeping Holy the Lord's Day

Margaret Bick, former editor of the National Bulletin on Liturgy, facilitated a session for liturgical ministers and sisters on Saturday, May 8. The presentation focused on the 1998 document ocument of John Paul II Dies Domini, on keeping the Lord’s Day holy.

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