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!
A Special Anniversary

A Special Anniversary

Sister Rose-Marie BokenfohrBY SISTER GAYLE DESARMIA Friday, November 29, 2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Health Centre in El Progreso, Carabayllo. The Director of the Centre, Doctor Valverde, had invited Sisters Rose-Marie Bokenfohr, Sara Jiménez, Gayle...

Providence Archivists get together!

Providence Archivists get together!

Left to Right: Veronica Stienburg, Archivist of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Kingston; Phyllis Ladd, Archivist of the Sisters of Providence Holyoke; Marie-Claude Béland, Sisters of Providence, Montreal. Photo: Nadia Bertoluci.BY VERONICA...

Coming home by leaving home

Coming home by leaving home

Sister Jeannette Filthaut returned to Providence Motherhouse this Fall after many years of ministry in Western Canada. She wrote about her experiences in a poetic style.BY SISTER JEANNETTE FILTHAUT Sixteen years at home in the west (2003-2019)     These days were some...

ALG Conference in Kentucky

ALG Conference in Kentucky

Participants in the 2019 ALG conference. Photo courtesy of WPC.BY VALERIE KELLY, PROVIDENCE ASSOCIATE The five of us (Ann Boniferro, Regina Lannon, Barbara Baker, Carol Groten & Valerie Kelly) started our drive to Kentucky Monday, Sept. 16 with a prayer for safe...

Associates refresh manual and logo

Associates refresh manual and logo

BY BARBARA BAKER, ASSOCIATES DIRECTOR When the Providence Associates gathered in October to ratify their new manual they also went through a simple exercise to determine a new cover page and a new logo. A graphic designer was hired to create four different styles of...

Sister Sheila Brady

Sister Sheila Brady

Sheila Brady was born in Perth, Ontario on March 28, 1936 the youngest of four children of Marguerite Wilson and Hugh Brady. In 1939 her mother died leaving her father with four young children. Her father’s sister, Marie, moved in to care for them. Two years later her...