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!
Sister Anne Louise Haughian

Sister Anne Louise Haughian

Rita Mary Haughian was born on June 19, 1914 in Stanleyville, Ontario to Francis Haughian and Mary Egan. Her mother died when Rita was about 5 years of age. Since her father was not able to look after the 3 youngest children she went to live with her aunt, her...

Sister Josephine McCaffrey

Sister Josephine McCaffrey

Josephine McCaffrey was born on March 2, 1918 in Fermanagh, N. Ireland, the seventh of ten children to Mary Hamilton and Patrick McCaffrey. Her father worked in a mill where flax was prepared for a linen mill in Belfast. Her mother made Irish lace for a company in...

New Associates and new committee

New Associates and new committee

From left: Debbie Muise, Barbara Baker, Regina Lannon, Debra Wade, Eleanor Casey, Carol Groten, Sister Gayle Desarmia, and Valerie Kelly.BY BARBARA BAKER, ASSOCIATES DIRECTOR The Providence Associates gathered on the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2019 to elect their...

Chapter 2019: Leadership for the future

Chapter 2019: Leadership for the future

Every four years the Congregation holds a Chapter. Sisters participate in discussion, discernment and decisions for the future including electing members to serve as the Leadership Team. This process was guided by the facilitator Sister Brenda Peddigrew, RSM. During...

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...