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!
Wellbeing report: How are Canadians Really doing?

Wellbeing report: How are Canadians Really doing?

Today, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) launched its 3rd national report: How are Canadians Really doing? Examining eight domains of wellbeing from 1994 to 2014, the report concludes: There is a massive gap between Canadians’ wellbeing and GDP, and it has...

Living Wage Week

Living Wage Week

Tara Kainer, Cam Jay holding the Kingston Living Wage report, and Greg deGroot-MaggettiTo kick off Living Wage Week, a recalculation of Kingston’s living wage  was released.   Living Wage Kingston announced that the new amount is $16.58. That's what each partner has...

Spooky and spirited celebrations!

Spooky and spirited celebrations!

Halloween poems printed in the October 1931 edition of The Guardian magazine. The Guardian was created and printed by the Sisters of Providence from 1916 to the late 1950s. BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Children aren’t the only ones who enjoy Halloween. Here are a...

Chew on This 2016

Chew on This 2016

Motherhouse Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation staff took part in this year's Kingston's Chew on This campaign. It was one of 64 across the country – in every province and territory. This year's campaign was to call on Minister Duclos to include those with lived...

Sister Monica Laton

Sister Monica Laton

Monica and her twin sister, Veronica, were born on April 6, 1919 in Queensboro, Ontario, the last two of seven children of Agnes Genereaux and Alexander Laton. In 1940 she graduated as a Registered Nurse from St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in Brockville. She then did...

Teaching in King City

Teaching in King City

Sacred Heart Convent, King City, between 1946-1948. Left to right: Sr. Mary Laura Otterson, Sr. Mary Magdalen Collins, Sr. Mary Aloysia Killeen, Sr. Mary Georgina BolandBY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul served in King...

News from Carbayllo

News from Carbayllo

BY SISTER SARA AND PROVIDENCE ASSOCIATE ELSA LEGUIA For six years we have been working in the rural town of “Fray Martin”. Many families here have come from different areas in the country-side, like the sierra, the jungle and the coast. Many are young families, but...