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Sister Act

Sister Act

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul formally welcomed Sisters from two congregations during a welcoming ritual on October 2nd in the Chapel at Providence Motherhouse.BY CHRISTINE ROSS It’s been more than 80 years since siblings Mary and Julia Hamilton lived...

Commitment, Love & Service

Commitment, Love & Service

left to right: Sisters Diane Brennen, Rita Gleason, Avita Kilar, Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia, Mary Bernadette, Patricia Amyot, Jeannette FilthautBY DIANE BRENNENOn Saturday May 5th, nearly 140 people gathered in the dining room of Rosary Hall in Edmonton to mark...

Jubilee

Jubilee

standing: Sister Nancy Wilson (60 years) Sister Connie Kaufmann (50 years) Sister Irene Wilson (60 years) Sister Virginia Amodeo (60 years)seated: Sister M. Alberta Gallagher (70 years) Sister Gracia Whalen (70 years)BY CHRISTINE ROSS 370 years of religious life was...

Project Hospitality

Project Hospitality

Project Hospitality Transition GroupLeft to right: Sisters Yvette Girard, Nancy Wilson, Anne Coffey, Pat Cuddihy, Judith Ann Murphy, Pat Arsenault, Barbara Thiffault, Margaret Walsh, Evelyn Emery, Una ByrneBY CHRISTINE ROSS The Sisters of Providence have a long...

Anniversary year concludes

Anniversary year concludes

photo: David MuiseBack row: Sister Avita, Jan Kehoe, Sister Diane, Connie Prost, Sister Bernadine, Sister Jeannette Front row: Sister Pat, Debbie Muise, Sister RitaBY CHRISTINE ROSS A year of events marking the 150th anniversary of the only congregation founded in...

New Hospital

New Hospital

left to right: Glen Wood (Chair Providence Care Board of Directors), Sister of Providence Sheila Langton (Board member Providence Care Board of Directors), Shelagh Nowlan, (VP, Long-Term Care at Providence Care) and Dale Kenney (Providence Care CEO). All were special...

Jubilee

Jubilee

back row standing left to right: Sisters Una Byrne, Jean Higgins, Susan Pye, Judith Lee, Mary Bernadette Reichert, Jeannette Filthautfront row left to right: Sisters Anne Louise Haughian, Mary MurphyBY CHRISTINE ROSS Sister Pauline Lally described this year’s eight...

New Leadership Team

New Leadership Team

The outgoing and incoming Leadership Teams with Archbishop Brendan O’Brien after the Installation Mass on Sunday, June 19th.left to right: Sisters Dianne McNamara, Una Byrne, Monica Whalen, Frances O’Brien, Archbishop Brendan O’Brien, Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia,...

Sisters of Providence leave Smiths Falls

Sisters of Providence leave Smiths Falls

photo courtesy: Joe MolinoSister Marlene Schuster is celebrated for her ministry at St. Francis de Sales Church in Smiths Falls during a special Mass on Sunday, Oct. 3.BY CHRISTINE ROSS A 106 year presence in Smiths Falls has come to an end. Parishioners of St....

Farewell in Arnprior

Farewell in Arnprior

photo by: Kate Glynn, EMC NewspaperSister Nancy Wilson, seated, centre, celebrates with her congregation following a farewell Mass at St. John Chrysostom in Arnprior Sunday, June 20, 2010.BY CHRISTINE ROSS During a special Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, June 20, the...