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 Scholastica MacDonnell

Sister Mary Scholastica MacDonnell

This brief sketch describes the acts and character of a magnanimous woman in the person of Reverend Mother M. Scholastica, whose necrology was not recorded until this late date. Mother Scholastica, known in the world as Bridget McDonnell, was born in Ireland, of Irish...

Sister Mary Rita Cournoyier

Sister Mary Rita Cournoyier

Fittingly compared to the rose ruthlessly clipped on life’s summer morn was the primal bloom of Sr. M. Rita’s life in God’s garden – the religious state. For scarcely had this amiable young novice pledged her sacred vows to her Heavenly Bridegroom to labor among...

Sister Mary Raphael Slavin

Sister Mary Raphael Slavin

“Blessed is the servant who treasures up in heaven the good things which his Lord hath shown him, and does not seek to manifest them to men in the hope of present reward.“ The feast of the Annunciation 1905, was rendered sadly memorable in the history of the Institute...

Sister Bridget Hynes

Sister Bridget Hynes

The Archives does not have a necrology for Sister Bridget. The following summary was compiled by Archives staff. Mary Ellen Hynes was born on October 3, 1880 in Kingston Ontario to William Hynes and Johanna O’Neil. She was the second oldest of 5 children. She was...

Sister Mary Edward McKinley

Sister Mary Edward McKinley

It is a task of some little difficulty, and of no little delicacy, to treat properly of one who has lived and died in our own time, and it is quite possible that the author of this sketch has said either too much or too little, and in consequence has fallen into some...

Sister Mary Rose of Lima Brickley

Sister Mary Rose of Lima Brickley

In the history of the Institute at this period we find chronicled the death of twenty-five cherished members, and on the evening of September 20, 1903, cold death again invaded the ranks of our religious family and took from us one whom the Providence Community may...

Sister Mary Veronica Dennee

Sister Mary Veronica Dennee

The object of this simple tribute is to perpetuate the memory of a precious young religious whose life-span though short, has merited by her edifying examples of piety and docility an enduring place in the recollection of her Community, and which was finally crowned...

Sister Mary Patrick Donovan

Sister Mary Patrick Donovan

The “Death Record” of our Institute, at the close of its fortieth year, inscribes on the bead-roll of sanctified souls twenty-three cherished members who have joined the ranks of the blessed, and sadly is the now era prefaced by a loving tribute in memory of a fervent...

Sister Mary Leo Fogarty

Sister Mary Leo Fogarty

In the pages of this unpretentious volume is narrated a “Memoriam” of a virtuous young religious whom the community lovingly cherished in life, as Sister Mary Leo, and whose death on the morning of Dec. 19, 1900 was deeply lamented by her Superiors and companions....

Sister Mary of the Assumption MacDonell

Sister Mary of the Assumption MacDonell

While the plaintive petition “Requiem aeternam” lingers on the lips and in the hearts of a sorrowing sisterhood for our deeply lamented Sister Mary of Mercy, the Community is called upon to mourn the premature loss of dear Sister Mary of the Assumption, whose...