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Remembrance Day 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

Photo by Sister Jeannette Filthaut.Sister Pauline Lally was invited to speak at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Providence Care Hospital, where she spoke of the lives lost in WWI and many wars since that we remember on November 11. As a longtime justice and peace...

Hiroshima Day – August 6

Hiroshima Day – August 6

BY PAULINE LALLY, SP Social scientist, Brené Brown says we need to show up for collective moments of joy and sorrow so that we can bear witness to inextricable human connections.  That’s why we go to funerals, protests, sports events, concerts, Sunday Mass. ...

Message from Pope Francis

Message from Pope Francis

Dear brothers and sisters! “Listen to the voice of creation” is the theme and invitation of this year’s Season of Creation.  The ecumenical phase begins on 1 September with the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and concludes on 4 October with the feast of...

Liturgy Response to COVID-19

Liturgy Response to COVID-19

The chapel is once again open for the celebration of liturgy; however, because the Motherhouse is considered a long-term care facility, many COVID-19 protocols remain in place, including masking, distancing and rapid testing upon entry. Pre-registration is required....

Spirituality Centre Updates

***UPDATE October 5, 2021*** Providence Spirituality Centre will remain closed at this time. For Your Information We are pleased to offer opportunities for 7-Day ‘Virtual Directed Retreats’ as listed on the ‘Schedule of Offerings (Calendar)’. While registration is...

Reflection: Sister Rose-Marie Bokenfohr

Reflection: Sister Rose-Marie Bokenfohr

Sister Rose-Marie providing one-on-one counselling.Who would have thought, as I wrote that letter in 1966 to our General Superior responding to a request for volunteers (for five years) for the foreign missions, that I would be sitting here in Peru answering a request...

Reflection: Sister Josephine Doiron

Reflection: Sister Josephine Doiron

Sister Josephine Doiron playing the guitar at Mass.I was one of the first Sisters of Providence to go to Peru in 1967 and I went to back to celebrate the 50th year of our presence there. It meant a lot to me to be there for this special event. We began the celebration...

Reflection: Sister Shirley Morris

Reflection: Sister Shirley Morris

The first missionaries to Peru: Sister Josephine Doiron, Fr. John Adamyk, Sister Rose Healy, Sister Rita Moran, Fr. Duncan MacDonnell, and Sister Shirley Morris.As we, Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul celebrate 50 years of missionary work with our people...

Reflection: Sister Sara Jimenez Angulo

Reflection: Sister Sara Jimenez Angulo

As we are getting closer to celebrating 50 years since the arrival in Peru of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, I feel filled with happiness and gratitude to God for having put them in my path. A daughter with nine brothers, I spent my first years in...

Reflection: Sister Shirley Morris

Testimony: Mr. Ricardo Cordova Ames

BY MR. RICARDO CORDOVA AMES, FORMER MAYOR OF CARABAYLLO My deepest admiration, respect, and congratulations to the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul on the 50th Anniversary of their presence in our District. They arrived in December of 1967, with nothing...