49 Years of Teaching

49 Years of Teaching

Sister Mary Francis of Assisi was born in 1899 and died at age 87 in 1986. As a Sister of Providence she taught in Kingston,...

Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa in the early 1960s.In the late 1840s the property we know as Heathfield was compiled when three smaller parcels...

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49 Years of Teaching

Sister Mary Francis of Assisi was born in 1899 and died at age 87 in 1986. As a Sister of Providence she taught in Kingston, Lancaster, Smiths Falls, Perth, Arnprior, Tweed, and Gananoque. She retired in 1968 as Principal...

Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa in the early 1960s.In the late 1840s the property we know as Heathfield was compiled when three smaller parcels of land, one of them including a villa built in the 1830s, were purchased by Alex Forbes to...

The Motherhouse and its grounds

The Motherhouse and its grounds have changed a lot since 1932, but are still very recognizable! These four photographs show how the landscaping in front of the Motherhouse and the Motherhouse itself have changed over the...

Liturgy Response to COVID-19

The chapel is once again open for the celebration of liturgy; however, because the Motherhouse is considered a long-term care facility, many COVID-19 protocols remain in place, including masking, distancing and rapid...

Missioning ceremony held for President & CEO Laurie French

Providence Village Inc. Board of Directors Chair Brian Hogan, Larry Norman, Sr. Frances O'Brien, Laurie French, Sr. Sandra Shannon, Doug Hogeboom and Michael Ross at the Missioning Service of the President & CEO.BY...

Sisters!

Sr. M. Henry, Sr. M. Juliana, and Sr. Mary Seven Dolors McMahon.Numerous siblings have entered the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul over the years. Religious life was not the right fit for some of these women,...

The Pope’s appeal

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY When a crisis would arise, our General Superior would tell us young teaching Sisters, “Pray, and have the children pray.”  And we would, and things would actually work themselves out somehow.  As the...

How the trees have grown!

The Motherhouse grounds have changed a lot over the years, and yet stayed the same in other ways. These two photographs show how the Motherhouse grounds, from the Main Entrance to Princess Street, have changed over a span...