Providence Pages Summer 2020

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

In this issue:
  • Sister Gayle Desarmia and Providence Associate Wen Bogues visit Peruvian Associates
  • Social Justice work during the pandemic
  • Easter spiritual fulfillment while maintaining COVID-19 safety precautions
  • A look back at the 1879 smallpox epidemic
  • and more!

Related Content

June 26, 2020
Looking Back to the Smallpox Epidemic of 1879
Looking Back to the Smallpox Epidemic of 1879

In September 1879, the Sisters of Providence were asked to nurse smallpox patients in Mill Point (later renamed Deseronto). Here is an abridged extract from the Congregational Annals.

April 24, 2020
JPIC Committee goes Virtual
JPIC Committee goes Virtual

JPIC office staff, are now working from home utilizing current technology more than we ever have before.  With physical distancing in place we, like many others, have turned to Zoom to hold our meetings. It is a great way to connect.

April 24, 2020
Provident Easter planning during pandemic
Provident Easter planning during pandemic

Planning the Triduum liturgies is always a creative process, but this year required more innovation than usual as we adapted to the ever-changing challenges of COVID-19.

February 21, 2020
Canadian Peruvian Encounter
Canadian Peruvian Encounter

What a privilege it was to be the Associate who would accompany Sister Gayle Desarmia to Peru. I came to believe it was my most spiritually satisfying journey to date.

February 18, 2020
A Special Anniversary
A Special Anniversary

Friday, November 29, 2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Health Centre in El Progreso, Carabayllo. Both Sisters Rose-Marie and Sara were invited to sit at the head table for the speeches that followed as well as a special presentation.

February 25, 2020
Spotlight on Peruvian Associates
Spotlight on Peruvian Associates

From November 27 to December 13, 2019, Associate Wen Bogues and I travelled to Peru to visit the Sisters and Associates in Carabayllo. A highlight of the time in Peru was the opportunity to visit several Peruvian Associates in their places of work and witness their ministry to those in need.

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