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 Murphy

Sister Mary Thomas Murphy

“When we shall die, or where we shall die, God alone can tell.” The truths of these words were brought home to our beloved Sister Mary Thomas and to us all on that eventful day Monday March 26, 1923. At 4 o’clock in the afternoon, the telephone rang, “A message from...

Sister Mary Bernarda Morrisey

Sister Mary Bernarda Morrisey

Our Divine Lord has His own time and manner of calling labourers into His vineyard, also, does he stipulate the length of time each may give to His service. It sometimes happens that one feels an attraction to the Religious Life, would like to embrace it, but owing to...

Sister Mary Jane de Chantal McAuley

Sister Mary Jane de Chantal McAuley

We marvel at what the founders and foundresses of Religious Orders of necessity have passed through and endured. Their lives of devotedness, of generous self-sacrifice are an example, a stimulus to those who come after them. The subject of this sketch, though not...

Sister Mary Frances Teresa Golan

Sister Mary Frances Teresa Golan

Recalling the circumstances connected with the admission of this person into our Novitiate, we cannot but be again impressed with the power of persevering prayer. As a young girl she had occasion to come to Kingston several times to receive treatment from the...

Sister Mary Amable Leroux

Sister Mary Amable Leroux

As the writer repeats this name, she thinks of a beautiful soul embellished by nature with many virtues, childish simplicity, charming manners, kindness of heart, sympathy for the afflicted, great generosity, readiness to assist where help was needed. These, with many...

Sister Mary Bertille Coyle

Sister Mary Bertille Coyle

On Monday Evening October 16, 1922, the Community was surprised and shocked by the sudden departure of their cherished little Sister – Sister Mary Bertille. Stricken with Appendicitis, she was moved to the Hotel Dieu Hospital on Sunday October 8th where an operation...

Sister Mary Majella Coughlin

Sister Mary Majella Coughlin

Late in November, 1906, Miss Elizabeth Coughlin of Toronto arrived at the Providence, and humbly requested admission into our Novitiate. Her parents and family were well and favourably known to many of our senior Sisters for they formerly belonged to this Diocese - to...

Sister Mary Estella Kennedy

Sister Mary Estella Kennedy

On the feast of the Annunciation 1908, a bright young girl arrives at the House of Providence for entrance into our Novitiate, permission for which having been granted a month previous. This person was Margaret Estella Kennedy of Centreville, Ont. who became after our...

Sister Mary Veronica Tierney

Sister Mary Veronica Tierney

Early in August 1918, when Sister Mary Veronica returned from her mission, Arnprior, where she had been teaching the previous year, she made known to the Superior General her anxiety, because a small growth on her breast, which making its appearance a couple of months...

Sister Mary Audry McGuire

Sister Mary Audry McGuire

To have many young ladies ask and receive admission into the Novitiate of an order, is always a source of joy and congratulation for its members, for, they feel that after they, themselves, are no longer able for duty, and have passed to their reward, the good work...