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 Cleophas Raby

Sister Mary Cleophas Raby

On May 2, 1937, Sister Mary Cleophas (Lucy Raby) died at the Hotel Dieu, Kingston. Sister was not in her usual health for some weeks, and being advised by her physician to submit to an operation, she did so. The results seemed to be beneficial and she was apparently...

Mary of the Annunciation McDonagh

Mary of the Annunciation McDonagh

Sister Mary of the Annunciation (Alicia McDonagh) was called to her eternal reward in the midst of the Christmas rejoicings on January 4, 1937. From the time of her entrance into religion Sister devoted herself to the love and service of her Divine Master, recognizing...

Sister Mary Rodriguez Whelan

Sister Mary Rodriguez Whelan

On December 2, 1936, Sister Mary Rodriguez (Margaret Emily Whelan) died at the Hotel Dieu, Kingston. After profession Sister was appointed to resume her studies in order to qualify for a teacher. Her first appointment was principal of St. Peter’s School, Trenton,...

Sister Mary Jerome O’Reilly

Sister Mary Jerome O’Reilly

On November 4, 1936, Sister Mary Jerome (Mary O’Reilly) was called in death to her eternal home at St. Francis General Hospital, Smiths Falls. Sister’s life was spent in teaching. She had taught near her own home before entering the Convent. After making religious...

Sister Mary Angela Chalk

Sister Mary Angela Chalk

On October 23, 1936, Sister Mary Angela (Elizabeth Chalk) passed to her eternal reward at the House of Providence, Kingston. From the beginning of her religious life a high sense of responsibility characterized her every action. Great exactitude in the performance of...

Sister Mary Ethelreda McCann

Sister Mary Ethelreda McCann

On September 8, 1936, Sister Mary Ethelreda (Adelia McCann) passed to her eternal home at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville. After her profession Sister went to study at Maryvale Abbey, Glen Nevis. After graduating from Ottawa Normal School she taught with...

Sister Mary Michael Houlahan

Sister Mary Michael Houlahan

On March 9, 1936, Sister Mary Michael (Mary Houlahan) with startling suddenness was called to her eternal reward, at the House of Providence, Kingston. During the entire religious life Sister was a model of fervour and generosity. She had a gentle, refined and...

Sister Mary Francis Regis Young

Sister Mary Francis Regis Young

On January 21, 1936 Sister Mary Francis Regis (Elizabeth Young) passed to her eternal home at the House of Providence, Kingston. At different times sister was appointed to offices of responsibility and for a number of years she was Mistress of Novices and later Local...

Sister Mary of the Cross Whelan

Sister Mary of the Cross Whelan

On January 10, 1936, Sister Mary of the Cross (Helen Frances Whelan) was called to her eternal reward at the House of Providence, Kingston. Endowed with exceptional skill in the nursing profession, Sister spent the greater part of her life in St. Vincent de Paul...

Sister Mary Delphine LeFebre

Sister Mary Delphine LeFebre

On September 5, 1935, Sister Mary Delphine (Julie Lefebvre) rendered her soul to God at Saint Mary’s Hospital, Camrose, Alberta. After her profession Sister joined the staff of St. Francis General Hospital, Smiths Falls, completing her training course, she spent...