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 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...

Sister Mary Remigius Egan

Sister Mary Remigius Egan

On July 16, 1911, the Superior General was very pleased to receive an application for Entrance into our Novitiate, from a young teacher of Westport, Ont., particularly so, as she had been much pressed of late to open teaching missions here and there, and also to...

Sister Mary of the Presentation Kearney

Sister Mary of the Presentation Kearney

There passed from our midst on March 24, 1918, the soul of one of our most devoted members in the person of Sister Mary of the Presentation.  At her departure, no regrets or lamentations are expressed, on the contrary, a feeling of joy and peace pervades the...

Sister Mary of the Nativity Keilty

Sister Mary of the Nativity Keilty

At an early hour, before the Morning Prayer, on Feb. 1st, 1918, a sad message, if such it may be called, comes through the ‘phone to us. It is from our Sisters in Trenton. They are in deep grief. Their cherished Superior has been taken from them unexpectedly during...

Sister Mary Philip Murray

Sister Mary Philip Murray

On that fine autumn morning of Sept. 28, 1915, as the convent bell rang out its clear notes bidding us arise, adore and praise our God, little did we dream that ere the dial marked the hour of noon, one of our number who was like us hastening to the place of prayer,...

Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart Gardiner

Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart Gardiner

On October 22nd, 1914, at 5.15 p.m. while her Sisters were reciting the Rosary in the chapel and assisting at Benediction for her spiritual consolation, our highly esteemed and much loved Mother Mary of the Sacred Heart, Fourth General Assistant, departed this life to...

Sister Mary Gonzaga Hourigan

Sister Mary Gonzaga Hourigan

Elizabeth Mary Hourigan, the subject of this sketch, was born in the vicinity of Smith’s fall on April 26th, 1877. Her father, Patrick Hourigan, was a prosperous farmer, but not any of his three sons showing an inclination for agricultural pursuits, he sold his farm...

Sister Mary Leonard Gargan

Sister Mary Leonard Gargan

It is with feelings of regret that we see the old "Land Marks", as we may call them, our aged Sisters, who have done so much to uprear the Community, depart one by one from our midst, leaving us to ponder and admire their noble deeds of self-sacrifice and enjoy the...