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 Anna Kinlin

Sister Mary Anna Kinlin

Sister M. Anna died on Tuesday evening, April 2, at St. Francis General Hospital, Smiths Falls. Sister had been in delicate health for some years previous, although hopes were held out for her recovery. A few weeks ago she suffered a serious relapse to which she...

Sister Mary Loretto Meagher

Sister Mary Loretto Meagher

On Thursday, February 28th, 1946, Sister Mary Loretta (Agnes Meagher) died at the House of Providence, Kingston. Sister was the second senior member of the Community, and had been in failing health for some years. She had become quite childlike toward the end and...

Sister Mary William Dowdall

Sister Mary William Dowdall

Sister Mary William died on Thursday morning, January 24, at the House of Providence, Kingston. Sister had been ill but a short time, having taught in her class room until the closing of school for the Christmas holidays. The news of her death was unexpected and...

Sister Mary Rosalia Canning

Sister Mary Rosalia Canning

Elizabeth Canning entered the novitiate at the House of Providence from North Adams, Mass. while our sisters were still in charge of the mission at Holyoke, Mass. Four years later, when that mission separated from Kingston and became an autonomous Motherhouse, the...

Sister Mary Agnes Braniff

Sister Mary Agnes Braniff

On June 6, 1944, Sister Mary Agnes (Catherine Braniff) died at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville. After her profession Sister was organist and had charge of the choir in the House of Providence. She taught music in Belleville, Prescott and Kingston. Later she...

Sister Mary Pulcheria Curley

Sister Mary Pulcheria Curley

On June 5, 1944, Sister Mary Pulcheria (Helen Curley) died at St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose Alta. As a young Sister she went to St. Francis General Hospital, Smiths Falls, then to Providence Hospital, Moose Jaw. She was Superior for some time at Camrose and Smiths...

Sister Mary Remigius Adrain

Sister Mary Remigius Adrain

On February 25, 1943, Sister Mary Remigius (Marie Adrain) died at Providence Hospital, Moose Jaw, Sask. After leaving the Novitiate, Sister spent some time at Rosary Hall, Edmonton, and at Providence Shelter and St. Joseph’s Vocational School, Winnipeg, Man. When...

Sister Mary Anthony Curran

Sister Mary Anthony Curran

On September 13, 1942, Sister Mary Anthony (Catherine Curran) was called in death at the House of Providence, Kingston. Practically all of Sister’s religious life was passed in the House of Providence, in the discharge of various assignments. These she earnestly and...

Sister Mary Lawrence Whalen

Sister Mary Lawrence Whalen

On August 30, 1942, Sister Mary Lawrence (Elizabeth Whelan) died at the Ottawa General Hospital. During her forty-four years of religious life Sister devoted herself to the care of the sick, the infirm and the orphans. Her assignments of Sacristy work were her joy and...

Sister Mary of the Immaculate Conception O’Dea

Sister Mary of the Immaculate Conception O’Dea

On May 27, 1942, Sister Mary Immaculate (Ellen O’Dea) was called to her eternal home at the House of Providence, Kingston. She had the distinction of being the senior member of the Community for several years, but had lost nothing of her youthful faculties with the...