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!
Daylight Savings!

Daylight Savings!

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Daylight Savings Time (DST) was first instituted in Canada on April 14th 1918, but was canceled at the end of WWI by the federal government. Certain municipalities, including Kingston, continued with DST. The Congregation was unsure...

A September for Remembering

A September for Remembering

September 24 in Peru: Feast of St. Vincent de Paul in El ProgresoBY SISTER GAYLE DESARMIA 2017 is a special year in the history of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. Fifty years ago they opened their mission in Peru – in El Progreso, Carabayllo. While...

Transformative liturgy

Transformative liturgy

Sister Miriam Martin, PBVMBY ALBERT DUNN, COORDINATOR OF PASTORAL LITURGY & MARIOLA GOZDEK, LITURGY COORDINATOR ARCHDIOCESE OF KINGSTON Fellow beggars and pilgrims on the journey… This was one of many provocative descriptions of the liturgical experience used by...

Sister Anna Moran

Sister Anna Moran

Anna Catherine Moran was born on June 19, 1916 in Maynooth, Ontario, the fifth child of nine children born to Frances Anne Golden and John Victor Moran. Her mother was a teacher and her father was a miner in Northern Ontario until the early 1920s when he and a partner...

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. The sisters are very supportive and encouraging as we begin to look at how we will manage an autonomous life bringing the Charism,...

Teaching in Batawa

Teaching in Batawa

Farewell for Sisters in Batawa in June 1975.BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Batawa was established as a factory town by the Bata Shoe Company in 1939. Initially the children of Batawa attended public school in nearby Frankford. Father Dostol, s.j., the parish priest,...

Sister Rita Dimberline

Sister Rita Dimberline

Rita Dimberline was born on February 25, 1919 in Hamilton, Ontario, the second of three children of Elizabeth Lynam and Leonard Dimberline. In 1936 her family moved to King, Ontario, a settlement founded during the depression years by Father Francis McGoey. It was...

Sister Aileen Donnelly

Sister Aileen Donnelly

Aileen Donnelly, born on August 7, 1917 in MacLeod, Alberta, was the fourth of seven children born to Mary Coffey and Patrick Donnelly. Her father was a rancher in Alberta and her mother was a teacher from Ontario. In 1918 the family moved to Leamington, Ontario and...