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Missioning ceremony held for President & CEO Laurie French

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 JULIE WHITE, PVI COMMUNICATIONSReprinted with...

Jubilee Celebration of 2020 and 2021

Jubilee Celebration of 2020 and 2021

2020 Jubilarians from left: Sister Yvette Girard (60 years), Sister Judith Ann Murphy (60 years) and Sister Rita Gleason (60 years). Not photographed but celebrating:Sister Nöella Séguin (2020, 70 years), and Sister Sara Jiménez Angulo (2020, 25 years).BY SISTER...

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul Community Impact Fund

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul Community Impact Fund

It was with both gratitude and excitement, shared by everyone present, that Community Foundation for Kingston & Area (CFKA) board members Rob Wood (Chair) and Gayle Barr (Past Chair) met with several Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul at Providence Motherhouse to receive their change-making $5 million gift to the community.

Celebrating the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Celebrating the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

On September 30, the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we chose to bring into our liturgical celebration elements of the culture and ritual of our indigenous brothers and sisters as a way of honouring their traditions. It was also a way of showing our sorrow and acknowledgment of the denigration of these traditions by our ancestors and members of our church.

Called to be ICONS of Providence

Called to be ICONS of Providence

BY SISTER JEANNETTE FILTHAUT The week after the 2021 Providence Event, Sister Jeannette interviewed several participants and correlated their responses. First time participants who were interviewed included Bridget Doherty and Jeremy Milloy from our JPIC Office and...

Transfer of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

Transfer of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

The transfer of ownership papers being signed by Sister Sandra Shannon, General Superior, and Sister Barbara Thiffault, General Secretary on October 27, 2020.The Sisters of Providence have always helped the most vulnerable in our communities by addressing the needs of...

Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners

Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners

From left: Hume Martin (CHSO Board Chair), Sister Sandra Shannon (General Superior of the Sisters of Providence) and John Ruetz (CHSO President and CEO)Sisters of Providence Transfer Their Home and Property to Catholic Health Sponsors of OntarioFor 89 of their 157...

Celebrating over 331 years of religious service!

Celebrating over 331 years of religious service!

Jubilees are joyous occasions to acknowledge and celebrate the many years of dedication in answering God’s call to religious life. Celebrating 70 years are Sisters Anna Marie Willer, Rita Hanson, and Charlotte Kramps. Celebrating 61 years is Sister Reinalda...