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!
History relived in two-year renewal process

History relived in two-year renewal process

The spirits of founders Catherine McKinley and Bishop EJ Horan were rekindled by Associate Sheila Burchart (left) and Sister Catherine Cannon.BY SISTER IRENE WILSON The Associates’ formation process, titled Renewal and Celebration, was held from September 2012 to...

It’s time for basic income guarantee

It’s time for basic income guarantee

BY JAMIE SWIFT The world’s richest man is a chubby sort of chap by the name of Slim.  If he spent his money at the rate of a million dollars a day, it would take Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim 220 years to spend his $80-billion fortune. In January, an Oxfam report...

A whole new take on local, when it comes to food

A whole new take on local, when it comes to food

BY TARA KAINER From Toronto to Vancouver, Chicago to California, Seoul, South Korea to Havana, Cuba and points in between, Jennifer Cockrall-King explores the future of food in Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution (Prometheus Books, 2012)....

Serving the very poor

Serving the very poor

BY SISTER GAYLE DESARMIA This year the Providence Associates in Peru have undertaken an important ministry to the very poor in their area. After evaluating their own ministries and the needs present in the area of Carabayllo, they have decided to focus their ministry...

A Winter Adventure

A Winter Adventure

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST From the Congregational Annals of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul: On the 15th [of January 1879] Sr. M. Edward [arrived] accompanied by her sister Miss B. McKinley who had been visiting in Holyoke. They preferred...

Behind the peace pole: truth

Behind the peace pole: truth

BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY In the midst of global tragedies and conflicts, we, Sisters of Providence, erected a simple white peace pole in front of the entrance to our Motherhouse this summer. It has black lettering. And there it stands in simple juxtaposition to the...