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December 19, 2019
Coming home by leaving home
Coming home by leaving home

Sister Jeannette Filthaut returned to Providence Motherhouse this Fall after many years of ministry in Western Canada. She wrote about her experiences in a poetic style.

December 10, 2019
ALG Conference in Kentucky
ALG Conference in Kentucky

The five of us (Ann Boniferro, Regina Lannon, Barbara Baker, Carol Groten & Valerie Kelly) started our drive to Kentucky Monday, Sept. 16 with a prayer for safe travel to our Lady of the Highway. We arrived and settled into St. Anne’s Retreat Centre, once St. Anne’s Convent of the Sisters of Divine Mercy.

December 6, 2019
Associates refresh manual and logo
Associates refresh manual and logo

When the Providence Associates gathered in October to ratify their new manual they also went through a simple exercise to determine a new cover page and a new logo. A graphic designer was hired to create four different styles of covers for the manual and four ideas for a new logo.

December 6, 2019
Christmas in 1909 at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville
Christmas in 1909 at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville

A description of Christmas activities from the Annals of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville

October 30, 2019
Election Flyers produced at the Printing Room
Election Flyers produced at the Printing Room

The Printing Room Museum closed this fall. The Printing Room operated as a functioning print shop from 1898 to 1989.

October 24, 2019
Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners
Providence Motherhouse Has New Owners

Sisters of Providence Transfer Their Home and Property to Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario

October 2, 2019
Longest-serving and longest living Sisters
Longest-serving and longest living Sisters

In the history of the congregation, thirteen Sisters have lived to the age of 100 years or older and seven Sisters served in the congregation for 80 years or more.

August 1, 2019
New Associates and new committee
New Associates and new committee

The Providence Associates gathered on the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2019 to elect their Director and Providence Associate Committee members for a new term.

July 31, 2019
After 20 years of saving seeds, award winning ministry culminates in ceremony
After 20 years of saving seeds, award winning ministry culminates in ceremony

A rematriation ceremony was the culmination of 20 years of the Sisters’ commitment to saving heirloom seed varieties. This is not the end of the story of the seeds, only a new beginning in new homes as it once had been when the seeds moved in with the Sisters.

July 31, 2019
New Religious Archives Project in Kingston
New Religious Archives Project in Kingston

As the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul plan for Providence Village on the Motherhouse ground, the Archives has started planning for its future location. When the congregation comes to completion it is incredibly important that the history and contribution of the Sisters be remembered and continue to be made accessible.

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