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April 5, 2022
Sisters!
Sisters!

Numerous siblings have entered the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul over the years.

March 2, 2022
The Pope's appeal
The Pope's appeal

As the poet Tennyson says, “More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.”  I sincerely hope so, as the invasion of Russia on Ukraine seems like a David and Goliath story.

February 25, 2022
How the trees have grown!
How the trees have grown!

The Motherhouse grounds have changed a lot over the years, and yet stayed the same in other ways. These two photographs show how the Motherhouse grounds, from the Main Entrance to Princess Street, have changed over a span of 62 years.

February 15, 2022
My Opinion
My Opinion

With the potential for violence, these protests have been far more frightening of late than annoying, in my opinion.

February 10, 2022
Living the Charism and Mission for 160 years
Living the Charism and Mission for 160 years

We have lived the Charism and Mission for over 160 years, since our founding in Kingston, Ontario by Sisters of Providence in Montreal. On December 13, 2021, the Sisters of Providence held a small celebration that encompassed storytelling of the past, present and future in the Chapel of Mary, Mother of Compassion at Providence Motherhouse.

January 21, 2022
Jubilee Celebration of 2020 and 2021
Jubilee Celebration of 2020 and 2021

On Saturday Sept. 18th the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul came together at Providence Motherhouse to celebrate the 5 delayed Jubilarians of 2020 and the 6 Jubilarians of 2021.

December 21, 2021
Christmas Crib
Christmas Crib

Every year at Christmas, we all enjoy the large outdoor Crib that is on display in front of Providence Motherhouse in Kingston. The Statues were purchased by Sr. Mary Roberta, General Treasurer, in 1961 and she requested that a stable be built to display the statues.

November 4, 2021
Providence Associates Retreat 2021
Providence Associates Retreat 2021

In a cosmic moment in early October, 30 Providence Associates and 3 Sisters of Providence gathered via Zoom from our own homes to spend Friday evening and Saturday with Sr. Brenda Peddigrew, RSM, as retreat director once again.

November 2, 2021
St. Vincent de Paul Hospital Time Capsules
St. Vincent de Paul Hospital Time Capsules

It was standard practice to lay a cornerstone with the date of construction engraved on it when building a new wing or building. When the cornerstones were laid at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital in the 1958 and 1968 additions, a time capsule was placed in the cavity in each cornerstone, another common practice at the time.

October 25, 2021
Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul Community Impact Fund
Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul Community Impact Fund

It was with both gratitude and excitement, shared by everyone present, that Community Foundation for Kingston & Area board members Rob Wood (Chair) and Gayle Barr (Past Chair) met with several Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul at Providence Motherhouse to receive their change-making $5 million gift to the community.

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Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4

613-544-4525
info@providence.ca

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