Providence Pages Fall 2019

Cover of Providence Pages newsletter featuring Hume Martin, Sister Sandra Shannon, and John Reutz during the Motherhouse land transfer ceremony.

In this issue:
  • Providence Motherhouse has new owners
  • Providence Associates ALG
  • Climate Change
  • Closing of the Printing Room Museum
  • Sisters Josephine McCaffrey, Anne Louise Haughian and Sheila Brady's obituaries
  • and more!

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January 10, 2020
Printing Room Museum closes
Printing Room Museum closes

The Printing Room Museum at Providence Manor closed this fall. The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul ran a print shop from 1897 until 1989. Over the course of its history, the printing room produced two magazines, congregational material and commercial work such as dental charts, business cards, invitations, etc.

December 30, 2019
Providence Archivists get together!
Providence Archivists get together!

The Sisters of Providence in Montreal were founded by Emilie Gamelin in 1843. In 1861 four Sisters of Providence began a new congregation in Kingston, now known as the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. In 1873, the Kingston Sisters founded a mission in Holyoke, MA. This mission became a separate congregation in 1892, known as the Sisters of Providence of Holyoke. Three separate congregations with shared roots.

December 19, 2019
Coming home by leaving home
Coming home by leaving home

Sister Jeannette Filthaut returned to Providence Motherhouse this Fall after many years of ministry in Western Canada. She wrote about her experiences in a poetic style.

February 6, 2020
Sowing Hope for the Planet
Sowing Hope for the Planet

The Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) office helped the Congregational Liturgy Committee organize a workshop which included a breakout session to ‘discover what each of us can do about [Climate Change]’, and a presentation by Bridget Doherty, Director of JPIC.

January 23, 2020
Housing and climate change
Housing and climate change

From The Tyee to The National Post, Globe & Mail, Huffington Post and The Star, journalists describe the housing situation in Canada as a “crisis”.

December 6, 2019
Associates refresh manual and logo
Associates refresh manual and logo

When the Providence Associates gathered in October to ratify their new manual they also went through a simple exercise to determine a new cover page and a new logo. A graphic designer was hired to create four different styles of covers for the manual and four ideas for a new logo.

December 10, 2019
ALG Conference in Kentucky
ALG Conference in Kentucky

The five of us (Ann Boniferro, Regina Lannon, Barbara Baker, Carol Groten & Valerie Kelly) started our drive to Kentucky Monday, Sept. 16 with a prayer for safe travel to our Lady of the Highway. We arrived and settled into St. Anne’s Retreat Centre, once St. Anne’s Convent of the Sisters of Divine Mercy.

October 24, 2019
Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners
Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners

Sisters of Providence Transfer Their Home and Property to Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario

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