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!
Providence Associates AGM/AGEM 2019

Providence Associates AGM/AGEM 2019

The April 2019 AGM/AGEM for the Providence Associates was one of transformation. The weekend went amazingly well. Through the prayerful guidance and facilitation of Alice Gazeley CND Associate, we worked very hard and elected a new Providence Associate Committee who...

Barbara Fleet, Providence Associate

Barbara Fleet, Providence Associate

BY BARBARA BAKER Barbara Fleet passed away at Providence Manor on May 21, 2019 with her family by her side. Barbara was one of the first people to make commitment as a Providence Associate in 1987. She was a woman of deep faith who served her community as a register...

The Gate House

The Gate House

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST This photograph shows the entrance to Heathfield property in the early 1900s, which is now the home of Providence Motherhouse. The gatehouse (visible on the left) was demolished in October 1968 when the driveway was widened to...

Come, Journey to Transformation

Come, Journey to Transformation

BY ALBERT DUNN, COORDINATOR OF PASTORAL LITURGY Each year, the Seasonal Planning Committee, a sub-committee of the Congregational Liturgy Committee, gathers for an afternoon of reflection and faith sharing on the scripture readings of the Paschal Cycle. This period...

Visiting Peru – A Gift

Visiting Peru – A Gift

BY MARY OLENICK, PROVIDENCE ASSOCIATE The sights, sounds and smells of Carabayllo and other areas were very familiar to me. If I closed my eyes, it was as if I was back in mission in Malawi. There are a lot of similarities but there are also a lot of differences. The...

A Memorable Visit

A Memorable Visit

BY SISTER GAYLE DESARMIA November 21, 2018 Sister Gayle Desarmia and Providence Associate Mary Olenick left Kingston for Peru. They spent two weeks visiting the Sisters of Providence and the Providence Associates in Carabayllo, Peru. This trip was memorable because...

Providence Village launches website

Providence Village launches website

BY PETER PULA, AXIOM NEWS A new logo, website, enewsletter to share the unfolding story of Providence Village  A village is more than its buildings and grounds. Much more. People, their relationships, and how they care for one another is what makes for community life....

Profession days

Profession days

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST In the history of the Sisters of Providence there have been many profession days in March when Postulants received the habit, Novices made first profession, and Junior Professed Sisters made final profession. These were often grand...

Piano / Theory : Private Lessons

Piano / Theory : Private Lessons

Sister Rita Gleason has openings for students looking for private lessons for beginners up to level 8. The lessons are open to all.  Please call for more information:Rita Gleason, A.R.C.T.Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul613-544-4525, ext. 331