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!
Our Journey to Holyoke

Our Journey to Holyoke

House of Providence, Holyoke, Massachusetts. circa 1874-1880. Photo courtesy of the Sisters of Providence Holyoke ArchivesBY VERONICA STIENBURG In 1873, Sisters Mary Jane de Chantal and Mary Elizabeth went on a collecting tour in Massachusetts, where they visited...

A living wage for Kingston?

A living wage for Kingston?

BY TARA KAINER This spring is seeing a resurgence of action to keep attention on a living wage for Kingston. It is a focus of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation office and a whole raft of allies. In the fall, Kingston city councillor Bill Glover had tabled a...

Planting peas in April

Planting peas in April

BY CATE HENDERSON Peas are a lovely cool-weather crop, one of the first seeds to actually be planted in the soil of the gardens, even when it is still too cold for most vegetables. One of the pea varieties is called Champion of England. What a glorious name! According...

Sister Mary George Costley

Sister Mary George Costley

Sybil Marie Costley was born on January 23, 1932 in St. John, New Brunswick. At 18 months of age she was adopted by George Costley and Margaret Helen McKinnon. They had earlier adopted another daughter, Margaret, affectionately known as Maggie by Sybil and became a...

Sister Gracia Whalen

Sister Gracia Whalen

Sister Gracia Whalen (Catherine Agnes Whalen) of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul died peacefully on December 14, 2012 at Providence Motherhouse, Kingston, Ontario in the 71st year of her Religious Life. Sister Gracia was born in Belleville, Ontario on...

Sister Leona Fitzgerald

Sister Leona Fitzgerald

Mary Leona Fitzgerald was the third of eight children born to Catherine Agnes McAlpine and Patrick Fitzgerald on February 23, 1919 in Greenview, Ontario in a small farmhouse reached only by a road through the fields. She attended elementary school in Greenview, Grades...

Associate Digest November 22, 2012

Associate Digest November 22, 2012

front row l to r: Sr. Anna Moran, Marietta Macial, Sandra Campeau, Joan Murray, Sr. Judy Lee2nd row l to r: Sr. Irene Wilson, Sr. Jean Higgins, Sr. Catherine Cannon, Sr. Frances O’Brien, Betty Haymans, Doris Lomboy, Marie O’Neill, Yeshi Redda, Marta Hernandez 3rd row...

Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee

Sister Pauline Lally received the Diamond Jubilee award from MPP Ted Hsu.BY CHRISTINE ROSS Sister of Providence Pauline Lally’s connection to the Queen of England dates back many years. As a teenager in Belleville, she took time off school to head down to the...