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Providence Village launches website

Providence Village launches website

BY PETER PULA, AXIOM NEWS A new logo, website, enewsletter to share the unfolding story of Providence Village  A village is more than its buildings and grounds. Much more. People, their relationships, and how they care for one another is what makes for community life....

Legacy gift honours Sisters in education

Legacy gift honours Sisters in education

From left to right: Manal Guirguis-Younger (Dean Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy), Sister Fatima r.s.m., Sister Miriam K. Martin r.s.m. (Associate Professor, Director of the School of Transformative Leadership), Sister Sandra Shannon, SP (General Superior,...

Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years

Marking milestones of 50, 60, 70 years

Providence General Superior Sister Sandra Shannon offered these remarks to the Jubilarians:  At the International Union of Superiors General meeting I attended in Rome in May, we heard from Sister Mary Sujita, SND from India. Her question to us was, “Who has benefited...

Following the example of Jesus

Following the example of Jesus

At the Jubilee mass, Friar Ed at the altar with Archbishop O'Brien and eucharistic ministers.From the Jubilee homily of Friar Ed Debono OFM Conv. Your eyes have been fixed on Jesus even before you consecrated your life to him. You accepted his invitation to join him...

Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters’ contribution

Saskatchewan recognizes Sisters’ contribution

On October 1, a bronze monument was unveiled in Regina’s Wascana Park in front of more than 500 guests and dignitaries. Those guests included Canada’s papal nuncio, the bishops of Saskatchewan, officials from Catholic health and education, and representatives of the...

Pondering a Providence moment

Pondering a Providence moment

This past weekend of November 13-15, I had the opportunity to take in the weekend retreat offered by Fr. Ron Rolheiser OMI at Star of the North Retreat Centre here in Alberta. The theme of the retreat was Mirroring the Greatness of Life: Respecting and Accessing our...

Sisters look to future plans

Sisters look to future plans

Sr. Sandra Shannon, being shown plans for the new St. Mary’s hospital. The current hospital is on land owned by the Sisters of Providence. Photo courtesy Providence Care.For the congregation that has ministered in health care, education and social work, and spent...

Sisters’ legacy continues

Sisters’ legacy continues

Sister of Providence Sheila Langton, 2nd from left, was among the dignitaries who unveiled a sign at the site of the new Providence Care Hospital. She’s accompanied by MPP John Gerretsen, Wynn Turner, Chair SE LHIN, Glen Wood, Chair, and Dale Kenney, CEO, both from...