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A Procession and a Story
April 30, 2018
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.

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

50th Anniversary Celebration in Peru
April 10, 2018
50th Anniversary Celebration in Peru

Today has been a long anticipated day by the Sisters, Associates, people of El Progresso, Carabayllo and yes by Sisters Gayle Desarmia, Joey Doiron and myself, Sister Sandra. We are here to celebrate with everyone the 50th Anniversary of our Sisters coming to this area of Peru.

50th Anniversary of Peru Mission
April 6, 2018
50th Anniversary of Peru Mission

The Sisters celebrate 50 years in Peru. Read an account of the visit during this milestone year, a reflection on the anniversary celebration, and reflections of the Sisters time in Peru!

A September for Remembering
December 6, 2017
A September for Remembering

2017 is a special year in the history of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. Fifty years ago they opened their mission in Peru – in El Progresso, Carabayllo. While the official celebration takes place December 10 in Peru, Sisters and Associates began to commemorate the event in September. 

Marillac Mission helping those in need with support from Associates in Peru
July 26, 2017
Marillac Mission helping those in need with support from Associates in Peru

November 23, 2016 Sister Diane Brennen and Sister Gayle Desarmia left Kingston for a two-week visit with the Sisters and Associates in Peru. Besides spending time with both the Sisters and Associates, they had the opportunity to see the Marillac Mission Fund at work. 

News from Carbayllo
September 15, 2016
News from Carbayllo

For six years we have been working in the rural town of Fray Martin. Many families here have come from different areas in the country-side, like the sierra, the jungle and the coast. Many are young families, but there are also single moms.

Time in Peru
January 28, 2016
Time in Peru

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

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

Serving the very poor
January 16, 2015
Serving the very poor

This year the Providence Associates in Peru have undertaken an important ministry to the very poor in their area. After evaluating their own ministries and the needs present in the area of Carabayllo, they have decided to focus their ministry this year in Fray Martin de Porres.

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