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May 15, 2019
Come, Journey to Transformation
Come, Journey to Transformation

Each year, the Seasonal Planning Committee, a sub-committee of the Congregational Liturgy Committee, gathers for an afternoon of reflection and faith sharing on the scripture readings of the Paschal Cycle. This period includes the Lenten Season, Holy Week, the Paschal Triduum and the Easter Season culminating in the celebration of Pentecost. Based on the shared reflection, this year’s focus is Come, Journey to Transformation.

May 9, 2019
Visiting Peru – A Gift
Visiting Peru – A Gift

The sights, sounds and smells of Carabayllo and other areas were very familiar to me. If I closed my eyes, it was as if I was back in mission in Malawi. There are a lot of similarities but there are also a lot of differences.

May 2, 2019
A Memorable Visit
A Memorable Visit

November 21, 2018 Sister Gayle Desarmia and Providence Associate Mary Olenick left Kingston for Peru. This trip was memorable because Mary was the first Canadian Associate to visit the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul mission in Peru. 

April 18, 2019
How to Pass Heirloom Seeds to the Next Generation
How to Pass Heirloom Seeds to the Next Generation

This task of dividing up the seeds between the two organizations chosen to steward them is a big one, but it is far from the only task necessary to complete.  There has been some discernment on the part of the partner organizations as to what they can reasonably accomplish, which has led in part to a Seed Division Protocol to guide us in this task.  

April 2, 2019
Providence Village launches website
Providence Village launches website

Providence Village is in the early stages of coming to life. As the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul bring their ministry to completion while at once fostering the birth of Providence Village, the stories of what was, what is, and what is becoming are weaving together in rich ways.

March 8, 2019
Piano / Theory : Private Lessons
Piano / Theory : Private Lessons

Sister Rita Gleason has openings for students looking for private lessons for beginners up to level 8.

The lessons are open to all.

December 13, 2018
Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service
Providence Care Leadership Missioning Service

Sister Frances O’Brien was one of three Sisters from the Leadership Team that participated in the annual missioning service for Providence Care this past September 25. This is part of Sister Frances’ reflection on the Charism of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul presented during the missioning service. 

December 4, 2018
Remembering for Peace...One more time
Remembering for Peace...One more time

PeaceQuest wound up its formal events on November 11 with our third sold-out Remembrance Day concert at The Isabel. It was an afternoon of song and celebration.

November 30, 2018
Farewell Sister Rita Gleason
Farewell Sister Rita Gleason

On August 9th, 2018, staff members and volunteers gathered in the Atrium of St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital to say farewell.

November 30, 2018
Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

The Fall of 1918 was a tumultuous time around the world, in Ontario and for the Sisters of Providence. The First World War wasn’t over yet, but soldiers were starting to arrive home from Europe bringing with them an unwelcome guest – the Spanish Influenza.

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