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November 2, 2016
Living Wage Week

The first week of November marks Living Wage Week in Ontario. Kingston's recalculated living wage was announced at that time.

October 26, 2016
The inspiring tale of the radish
The inspiring tale of the radish

By the Autumn Equinox, the radish that we normally see no longer exists. Instead a hollowed-out dry brown husk appears with a long dry stalk. But there is life!

October 17, 2016
Chew on This 2016
Chew on This 2016

Sixty-four communities across Canada participated in the annual ChewOnThis campaign, calling for an inclusive anti-poverty strategy.

September 28, 2016
Warmth on Wednesday afternoon at the market
Warmth on Wednesday afternoon at the market

The special event at Kingston's Community Harvest Market made for a warm and friendly Wednesday afternoon.

September 15, 2016
News from Carbayllo
News from Carbayllo

For six years we have been working in the rural town of Fray Martin. Many families here have come from different areas in the country-side, like the sierra, the jungle and the coast. Many are young families, but there are also single moms.

August 11, 2016
The death of John the Baptist and the misuse of power
The death of John the Baptist and the misuse of power

Sister Pauline Lally led an ecumenical worship service at Half Moon Bay on July 14, 2015 and preached on the beheading of John the Baptist.

July 15, 2016
A global call for just solutions on every level
A global call for just solutions on every level

Climate change is a global problem that hurts vulnerable people most. In Canada, it disproportionately affects seniors and those with pre-existing health problems, remote and First Nations communities, low-income individuals, and the marginalized.

July 15, 2016
Renewed life for old instruments
Renewed life for old instruments

As music teachers retired and local convents closed, many instruments made their way to the Motherhouse in Kingston.

July 15, 2016
Sr. Jeannette's class are Changing Together
Sr. Jeannette's class are Changing Together

Since 2006 I have been involved with Changing Together Centre for Immigrant Women in Edmonton, working in research and teaching levels 3 and 4 of English as a Second Language. This year I had upwards of 12 - 16 women in my classes every Wednesday morning. 

July 15, 2016
From private students that paid for missions to choirs and bands, Sisters taught them all
From private students that paid for missions to choirs and bands, Sisters taught them all

Music has a long history as an important ministry of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. From the 1880s until today, Sisters of Providence have shared and continue to share their musical talents with the communities they serve. 

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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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