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January 15, 2021
Providence Associates Plan for an Autonomous Future
Providence Associates Plan for an Autonomous Future

On October 31st of last year, Peter Pula from Axiom News, facilitated a Summit that brought together 32 Providence Associates, 3 Sisters, Frances O’Brien, Gayle Desarmia and Pauline Lally and one guest, Bridget Doherty Director of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation office.

December 10, 2019
ALG Conference in Kentucky
ALG Conference in Kentucky

The five of us (Ann Boniferro, Regina Lannon, Barbara Baker, Carol Groten & Valerie Kelly) started our drive to Kentucky Monday, Sept. 16 with a prayer for safe travel to our Lady of the Highway. We arrived and settled into St. Anne’s Retreat Centre, once St. Anne’s Convent of the Sisters of Divine Mercy.

December 6, 2019
Associates refresh manual and logo
Associates refresh manual and logo

When the Providence Associates gathered in October to ratify their new manual they also went through a simple exercise to determine a new cover page and a new logo. A graphic designer was hired to create four different styles of covers for the manual and four ideas for a new logo.

August 1, 2019
New Associates and new committee
New Associates and new committee

The Providence Associates gathered on the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2019 to elect their Director and Providence Associate Committee members for a new term.

June 3, 2019
Barbara Fleet, Providence Associate
Barbara Fleet, Providence Associate

Barbara was one of the first people to make commitment as a Providence Associate in 1987. She was a woman of deep faith who served her community as a register nurse and her family as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

June 3, 2019
Providence Associates AGM/AGEM 2019
Providence Associates AGM/AGEM 2019

The April 2019 AGM/AGEM for the Providence Associates was one of transformation. The weekend went amazingly well. Through the prayerful guidance and facilitation of Alice Gazeley CND Associate, we worked very hard and elected a new Providence Associate Committee who will be working with the Director, Barbara Baker and Council Liaison, Sister Gayle Desarmia for the next three years.

September 17, 2018
Making a Commitment
Making a Commitment

In front of an assembly of Sisters, Associates, family and friends, Helen Driver, Mary Olenick and I made our commitments as Providence Associates.

March 16, 2018
Alphonse (Al) Meloche, Providence Associate
Alphonse (Al) Meloche, Providence Associate

Al Meloche was born in Windsor, Ontario. As a young man he worked for Broughton’s Religious Goods Store in Toronto. He became a married deacon and was very committed to this ministry in the Catholic Church.

October 26, 2017
Providence Associates AGEM

The major event in October was the AGM and the AGEM with Sister Frances O’Brien leading us through a process off Evolving Governance.

October 5, 2017
Clementina Torres Rodriguez, Providence Associate
Clementina Torres Rodriguez, Providence Associate

The Sisters that got to know Clementina, have fond memories of her and the many ways she lived the Associate Mission statement as one of the first Associates in Peru. 

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