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 Mary Thomas Aquinas O’Reilly

Sister Mary Thomas Aquinas O’Reilly

Sister Mary Thomas Aquinas, whose secular name was Anne O’Reilly, died Dec. 22/54. She was born at Madoc, Ontario, into a fine Irish Catholic family of nine. In 1908 following the example of her sister Mary, who was at this time Sister Mary Jerome, she entered the...

Sister Mary of Carmel Hallinan

Sister Mary of Carmel Hallinan

Sister Mary Carmel died at the Hotel Dieu, Wednesday, November 24th, after a short illness. She had not been feeling well for some time and an operation was advised to which she submitted as her best chance of recovery. On November 12, she underwent the operation and...

Sister Mary Isidore Merron

Sister Mary Isidore Merron

Sister Mary Isidore died at the Marian Infirmary on November 9th, after a prolonged illness. She was the former Eliza Jane Merron, daughter of the late Hugh Merron and Mary Lachapelle of Brockville, Ontario, her birthplace. She entered the Novitiate at the House of...

Sister Mary Carmelita Kearney

Sister Mary Carmelita Kearney

Sister Mary Carmelita died Friday, October 15, 1954. Her death was the first in our new Marian Infirmary. Sister had been at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville, and came here when the infirmary was ready for the sick. She seemed fairly well for awhile but soon...

Sister Mary Paul Daughan

Sister Mary Paul Daughan

On Thursday, September 23rd, death claimed a veteran much-loved Sister of Providence. Sister Mary Paul, who was in the world Catherine Daughan, was born in Oswego, N.Y. on December 31, 1870. When she was nine years old her family moved to Canada, and her youth and...

Sister Mary Alice Carey

Sister Mary Alice Carey

Sister Mary Alice died Sunday night August 1st, 1954 at the House of Providence, after an illness of about eight years. Rose Helen Carey, as she was formerly known, was born in Railton, Ontario. She entered the Providence Novitiate on May 29, 1902 and was professed...

Sister Mary Adelaide Doyle

Sister Mary Adelaide Doyle

Sister Mary Adelaide died suddenly in Sacred Heart Convent, Arnprior, shortly after midnight on New Year’s Eve. She was in her usual health when retiring that evening but suffered a fatal seizure which the doctor diagnosed as “acute edema of the lungs.” About twelve...

Sister Mary of the Blessed Sacrament Baker

Sister Mary of the Blessed Sacrament Baker

Sister Mary of the Blessed Sacrament died at the House of Providence early Wednesday morning, September 9th, 1953, after an illness of several weeks. Mary Ellen Baker was born in Brockville, Ontario. At an early age she entered the Sisters of Providence Novitiate,...

Sister Mary Marcella Ferrigan

Sister Mary Marcella Ferrigan

Sister Mary Marcella died at the House of Providence, Tuesday morning, May 12, 1953, after a lingering illness. Born in Vinton, Quebec, she was of Irish descent. She entered the House of Providence Novitiate, Kingston, August 13, 1907, made profession two years later,...

Sister Mary Eulalia Somers

Sister Mary Eulalia Somers

Sister Mary Eulalia died at Providence Hospital, Moose Jaw, early Tuesday morning, February 17, 1953, after an illness of several years. Margaret Somers was born in Gananoque, daughter of Thomas Somers and Bridget Walsh. She entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of...