Renewal of Vows and Commitments

Renewal of Vows and Commitments

Sister Sandra Shannon, General Superior, addressing the Sisters of Providence and Providence Associates.BY ANN BONIFERRO,...

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Renewal of Vows and Commitments

Sister Sandra Shannon, General Superior, addressing the Sisters of Providence and Providence Associates.BY ANN BONIFERRO, DIRECTOR OF PASTORAL LITURGY & MUSIC With grateful hearts, the Sisters of Providence of St....

Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from seven-year-olds Debbie of Sunnyside Children’s Centre and Neil of Heathfield Orphanage (operated by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul) on June 28, 1959 at Richardson...

Hiroshima Day – August 6

BY PAULINE LALLY, SP Social scientist, Brené Brown says we need to show up for collective moments of joy and sorrow so that we can bear witness to inextricable human connections.  That’s why we go to funerals, protests,...

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...