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 Bernadette Dougherty

Sister Mary Bernadette Dougherty

Catherine Dougherty, known in the Institute as Sister Mary Bernadette was born in Co. Derry, Ireland, March 18, 1857. The loss of her loved parents at a tender age together with the unfortunate circumstances of being surrounded by Protestant relations, friends of her...

Sister Mary of the Cross Keating

Sister Mary of the Cross Keating

The members of this Institute commemorate today the death of a cherished Sister and a devoted co-labourer in the person of Sister Mary of the Cross, known in the world as Miss Elizabeth Keating. Born in Hastings, Peterboro Co., about the year 1841, of good Christian...

Sister Mary Bernard Fox

Sister Mary Bernard Fox

In the immediate circle of our religious family, while the joyful strains of Easter Alleluias were still sounding, death the conqueror enfolds forever a loved member in the person of Sisters Mary Bernard, whose memory is affectionately and piously recalled annually on...

Sister Mary of Mount Carmel Byrne

Sister Mary of Mount Carmel Byrne

This page of our Necrologies perpetuates the memory of a religious, whose name is intimately united to the history of our Institute. In recalling today this cherished name, Sister Mary of Mount Carmel, our hearts breathe forth feelings of regret equally painful as on...

Sister Mary Alphonsus Ryan

Sister Mary Alphonsus Ryan

We commemorate today the death of our beloved Sister Mary Alphonsus, who departed this life Sept. 5, 1891, at the age of thirty-six years, and the ninth of her religious life. Margaret Ryan, born at Cote St. Louis, Montreal, of highly respectable parents was admitted...

Sister Mary Patrick O’Halloran

Sister Mary Patrick O’Halloran

Alice O’Halloran called in religion, Sister Mary Patrick, was born in Galway, Ireland, of pious and worthy Catholic parents who settled in Holyoke, Mass. about the year 1874. Feeling a strong attraction for the religious life she entered the Providence Novitiate,...

Sister Flora McInnis

Sister Flora McInnis

For the first time since the foundation of our Institute have we to chronicle the death of a Postulant, and the unexpected and sad event on April 26, 1889 closed forever an existence, dear to many hearts, in the person of Miss Flora McInnis, who entered the Novitiate...

Sister Mary Aloysius Swift

Sister Mary Aloysius Swift

On this day we commemorate the death of our beloved and much lamented Sister Mary Aloysius, who departed this life September, 20, 1888, at the early age of thirty-three years and in the seventeenth of her Religious life.  Mary Ann Swift was admitted to the Novitiate...

Sister Mary Catherine Doyle

Sister Mary Catherine Doyle

It was the will of God to visit our Community with a heavy trial on January 29th, 1887, by calling to join the ranks of the blessed, a fervent and zealous member, in the person of Sister Mary Catherine. Fiat Voluntas Dei !!! Mary Doyle, born in Ireland, immigrated to...

Sister Mary Agnes McCummiskey

Sister Mary Agnes McCummiskey

Catherine McCummiskey born in Kingston, entered the Novitiate August 12, 1873, at the age of seventeen. She was a cousin of Mother Mary John, and like her, came early to serve God in religion. She was duly admitted to the Holy Habit, and made Religious Profession,...