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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.

San Martin builds a chapel but still needs medical care
May 3, 2013
San Martin builds a chapel but still needs medical care

In this small town there are three children with different medical syndromes. Their parents suffer because they do not know what to do.

Providence in El Progresso
March 7, 2012
Providence in El Progresso

From December 28 until January 12: Sisters Frances O’Brien and Gayle Desarmia had the privilege of visiting our mission in El Progresso, Peru.

From Peru
June 1, 2011
From Peru

In 1967 the congregation opened two missions in Latin America, one in Peru and one in Guatemala. The Sisters withdrew from Guatemala in 2003 leaving their mission to another congregation.

Annual bake sale raises mission funds
July 15, 2010
Annual bake sale raises mission funds

The annual February bake sale held by Providence Associates based in Camrose, Alberta, raised an astounding $3,450.00. The proceeds were sent to Peru and used for education and healthcare.

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