Providence Pages Newsletter

Providence Pages showcases the mission of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, a congregation of Catholic religious women based out of Kingston, Ontario. It comes out three times a year. CLICK THE IMAGE to read online. Or, download here.

In this issue:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in Brockville was transferred to the Marguerita Residence Corporation.
  • History of the St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in Brockville.
  • Teaching during COVID-19 in Peru.
  • Associates plan for autonomous future.
  • Providence Event 2021
  • Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation News
  • and more!
Communities Face ‘Final Eruption’ and beyond

Communities Face ‘Final Eruption’ and beyond

This article excerpt is reprinted with permission by Global Sisters Report. Original story is by Soli Salgado, titled “Sr. Teresa Maya challenges LCWR assembly to go forth amid changing times”.In early August, Sisters Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia and Frances O’Brien...

A Game of Hide and Seek

A Game of Hide and Seek

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Here is a funny story from the Congregational Annals of the Sisters of Providence: November 5th, 1970 - An amusing incident occurred this afternoon. A lady from an apartment house which borders on our property telephoned that she saw...

Sister Judith Lee

Sister Judith Lee

Judith Lee was born in Montreal on July 6, 1944 the first of five children of Margaret Ruth Hartford and Lawrence Winslow Lee. She was taught by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Malachy School and by the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and...

Teaching in Lancaster

Teaching in Lancaster

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Sisters of Providence taught in Lancaster Ontario from 1923 to 1937. They lived in a cement house, known as St. Joseph’s Convent. The Sisters found it very cold in winter, telling of how they had to wear cloak and gloves to Morning...

Making a Commitment

Making a Commitment

From left: Ann Boniferro, Helen Driver and Mary Olenick.BY ANN BONIFERRO, PROVIDENCE ASSOCIATE On April 7th the weather outside was cold and dreary, yet inside the Chapel of Mary, Mother of Compassion, the joy of the Easter season was evident as the Providence...

The World Remembers

BY JAMIE SWIFT, JPIC DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF PEACEQUEST Just as the schools let out, marking the real start of summer, PeaceQuest held an event in front of City Hall.  It was the official announcement of our November Gathering and concert. We got the news out...