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!
Sister Una Byrne’s first two months

Sister Una Byrne’s first two months

BY SISTER UNA BYRNE Sitting here on a rainy Sunday evening in Norway House, I can look back on the last two months and say I am settled now. I live in a trailer between the old and the new church. It took a while to get things set up but now I have t.v. and internet...

Summer at the Villa

Summer at the Villa

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The congregation purchased the cottage “Marillac Villa” in the fall of 1955 and enlarged it so it could accommodate 30 sisters at one time. Here is a reprint of an article from the September 1956 issue of the Guardian. The Guardian was...

Ideas in the barn

Ideas in the barn

In June, Heirloom Seed Sanctuary staff Cate Henderson and Annie Richard were interviewed for a CBC Radio Ideas segment, likely to be broadcast in November. Interviewing them was University of Calgary English scholar Maria Zytaruk, who is producing a radio documentary...

Where angels did not fear to tread

Where angels did not fear to tread

Sr. Mary Cosmas  (Sr. Verna Plue)  serving lunch to the “angels” at the back door of Rosary Hall, Edmonton in May, 1962BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Sisters of Providence ran Rosary Hall in Edmonton Alberta from 1915 to 2012. Rosary Hall was a hostel for...