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!
Time running out to save prison farms

Time running out to save prison farms

Sister Pauline Lally visits the prison farm at Frontenac Institution along Bath Road during a visit in July 2009.BY BRIDGET DOHERTY Time is running out to save prison farms. In a few months, the Frontenac Institution dairy herd will be auctioned off. This herd...

Sister Mary Perpetua McCarthy

Sister Mary Perpetua McCarthy

Mary Ellen McCarthy was born on November 21, 1919 the eldest of 7 children. She entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of Providence on February 12, 1941 and made profession on March 19, 1943. After her First Profession, she was missioned to the House of Providence,...

Sister Jean Edey

Sister Jean Edey

Sister Jean was born in Carmangay, Alberta, on January 23, 1925, and entered the Novitiate on January 30, 1947. During her religious life, Sister Jean worked as housekeeper in the convents in Perth, Picton, Prescott and Edmonton. Her longest and best loved ministry...

Lenten Reflection on Providence Quote

This Lenten Reflection was written by Sister of Providence Frances O’Brien May you be blessed in Providence this Lenten season. Lenten Reflection on Providence Quote “Jesus replaced the love of enlightened self-interest with creative love, which gives one’s life to...

Protect yourself in a Wired World

BY SISTER PEGGY FLANAGAN The rapid rate of technological changes, a part of the society in which we live, leaves many of us feeling a bit dizzy and unable to keep up with the latest innovations. Change is inevitable, a law of life, as we all know. Still, have you...

Canada’s Prison Farms

Canada’s Prison Farms

BY LAWRENCE SCANLAN  Why it’s wise to keep them,folly to close them down Stroke a cat.Pet a dog.Groom a horse.Observe any creature, even fish swimming in a tank. These activities have one thing in common: All lower blood pressure, relax us, and make us feel better...

Leaving with Sadness & Gratitude

Leaving with Sadness & Gratitude

BY CHRISTINE ROSS The end of an era was marked with laughter, tears and memories during a special Thanksgiving Mass at St. John The Baptist Parish in Perth on Sunday, June 21. After 116 years of dedicated service, pastoral ministry and teaching, the Sisters of...

Celebrating 66 years in Montreal

Celebrating 66 years in Montreal

left to right: Sisters Evelyn O’Grady, Mary Mona and Marilyn Kearns. The trio worked together in Montreal.Calling it the most rewarding ministry in all her years of caring for the sick, Sister Marilyn Kearns reflects on the last five years as sole caregiver to her...

Thanksgiving celebration for Sr. M. Benilda

Thanksgiving celebration for Sr. M. Benilda

Thanksgiving celebration for Sr. Mary Benilda in the west.left to right: Sisters Diane Brennen, Elaine Jacob, Mary Bernadette, Patricia Amyot, Mary Benilda, Jeannette Filthaut, Rita GleasonSr. Mary Benilda is settling into her new surroundings in Kingston after...