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 Elaine Jacob

Sister Elaine Jacob

Elizabeth Mary Jacob, born on January 29, 1927 in Nyiracsad, Hungary was the first of four children of John Jacob and Florence Bodogany. She arrived in Montreal as a young girl with her family and attended English schools. She worked as a private secretary until she...

Sister Yvonne Patry

Sister Yvonne Patry

Sister Yvonne Patry was born in Athabasca, Alberta on August 31, 1933 the first of three children of Blanche Dion and Joseph Henry Patry. She received her education at the Athabasca Public School and the High School. She entered the novitiate of the Sisters of...

Remembering for Peace…One more time

Remembering for Peace…One more time

Paul Rogers, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford. Image still from video by Clarke MackeyJAMIE SWIFT, JPIC DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF PEACEQUEST PeaceQuest wound up its formal events on November 11 with our third sold-out Remembrance Day...

November 11th, 1918

November 11th, 1918

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST   This year November 11th marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The Congregational annals, which in 1918 cover life at the House of Providence in Kingston, and the annals of St. Mark’s Convent in Prescott record...

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

St. Mark’s Convent in PrescottBY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Fall of 1918 was a tumultuous time around the world, in Ontario and for the Sisters of Providence. The First World War wasn’t over yet, but soldiers were starting to arrive home from Europe bringing...

Farewell Sister Rita Gleason

Farewell Sister Rita Gleason

In January of 2008, Sister Rita Gleason retired from St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital after almost 7 years as a member of the Spiritual and Religious Team. As part of this team Sister Rita ministered to residents’ spiritual, emotional and physical needs, including...

Sr. Mary Benilda Fedorowych

Sr. Mary Benilda Fedorowych

Elisabeth Fedorowych was born on October 27, 1918 in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. She was the second oldest of nine children born to Nicholas Fedorowych and Mary Filipchuk. She and her siblings attended the public school in Sifton, Manitoba. She met the Sisters of...

Illuminating the Word of God

Illuminating the Word of God

BY ALBERT DUNN, COORDINATOR OF PASTORAL LITURGY On Sunday, October 21, 2018, through the generosity of the Diocese of Hamilton, two volumes of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible were displayed in Providence Motherhouse’s Chapel of Mary, Mother of...