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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.

November 26, 2018
Illuminating the Word of God
Illuminating the Word of God

Through the generosity of the Diocese of Hamilton, two volumes of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible were available for viewing at Providence Motherhouse for Sisters, Associates and members of the Sunday faith community. 

November 23, 2018
Tomato Tasting Celebration: Connecting food with health, joy, justice & nature
Tomato Tasting Celebration: Connecting food with health, joy, justice & nature

With the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary (HSS) ministry moving towards completion, the HSS committee felt a return of the Heirloom Tomato Celebration would be appropriate to mark the final growing season of the heirloom seeds on the Providence Motherhouse grounds.

November 23, 2018
Communities Face 'Final Eruption' and beyond
Communities Face 'Final Eruption' and beyond

In early August, Sisters Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia and Frances O’Brien attended the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) assembly in St. Louis, Missouri. The guiding theme of the assembly was “Being the Presence of Love: The Power of Communion.” 

November 22, 2018
The Good Food Stand: A New Project Provides Affordable Healthy Food
The Good Food Stand: A New Project Provides Affordable Healthy Food

The Good Food Stand, a two-year pilot project initiated by the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Food Access Advisory Committee, launched under cloudy skies on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School. 

September 17, 2018
Making a Commitment
Making a Commitment

In front of an assembly of Sisters, Associates, family and friends, Helen Driver, Mary Olenick and I made our commitments as Providence Associates.

September 7, 2018
Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World
Echoing the Providence of Peace in an intercultural World

In mid-June, three carloads of Sisters and Associates drove in beautiful weather through scenic countryside to attend the 14th event of the Women of Providence in its 38th year of Collaboration at La Roche College in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference was “Echoing the Providence of Peace in an Intercultural World.”

August 28, 2018
Kingston Seedy Saturday says 'Thank you!'
Kingston Seedy Saturday says 'Thank you!'

Sister of Providence Kay Morrell attended Kingston Seedy Saturday for the first time this year, bringing along Sister Elise Nikiema who is a Sister of the Immaculate Conception of Ouagadougou visiting from Burkina Faso, in Africa. She wanted to share with Sister Elise an original Canadian phenomenon, Seedy Saturday, which began in Canada in the 1990s and has since spread to other countries. 

August 23, 2018
The World Remembers

Just as the schools let out, marking the real start of summer, PeaceQuest held an event in front of City Hall.  It was the official announcement of our November Gathering and concert.

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