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!
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

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...