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!
Apple Hill

Apple Hill

Staff of St. Anthony’s Convent, Apple Hill on October 24, 1936. Left to Right:Sr. Mary Wilhelmina O’Hearn, music teacher, Sr. Mary Zita Welsh, teacher andsuperior, Sr. Mary Francesca Kelly, teacher, and Sr. Mary Thomassina Whalen, domestic duties.BY VERONICA...

Faith Development Day

Faith Development Day

On September 25, the entire staff community of Holy Cross Catholic Separate School spent a day together at Camden Braes Golf & Country Club reflecting on Pope Francis’ recent encyclical ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home. Our guest presenters came from the...

Reflecting on Chapter and its graces

Reflecting on Chapter and its graces

In preparation for Chapter, we Sisters and Associates, prayed the Chapter Prayer 2015 and invitations for prayer were sent to all parishes. I believe this enabled us to enter into Chapter with hearts free and fresh with enthusiasm, hearts that carry hope and peace. ...

View from the sidelines

View from the sidelines

Doreen Hoekstra is the executive assistant to the Sisters of Providence Leadership Team. Here she is (right) with Chapter facilitator Sister Yvette Bellerose, SSAChapter 2015 was the second Chapter I attended as secretary and a part of me sat through the process with...

Toasting the team

Toasting the team

Sister Sheila Langton lauds outgoing leadership team members (seated, from left) Sisters Frances O’Brien, Gayle Desarmia, Sandra Shannon and Una Bryne. Below, Sister Sara Jimenez.There are two distinct parts to every Chapter: after the Chapter of Affairs and before...

“Wow” is a willingness to hear each other

“Wow” is a willingness to hear each other

Our congregational Chapter, a blessed time to once again meet and greet Sisters I see often as well as those from far away. Catching up on the news, “how have you been?” A time to pray and a time to dream. Was there a highlight for me? A wow moment? That would be the...

New direction for Providence Associates

New direction for Providence Associates

BY BARBARA BAKER, PROVIDENCE ASSOCIATES CO-DIRECTOR The Providence Associates met on their own during the time the Sisters were at Chapter, to create a directional statement that will guide us for the next four years. It was a time of intense work that resulted in a...