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March 29, 2019
Profession days
Profession days

In the history of the Sisters of Providence there have been many profession days in March when Postulants received the habit, Novices made first profession, and Junior Professed Sisters made final profession. These were often grand occasions.

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.

February 28, 2019
50th Anniversary of the blessing of the Providence Motherhouse chapel
50th Anniversary of the blessing of the Providence Motherhouse chapel

January 11th was the 50th anniversary of the blessing of the chapel at Providence Motherhouse.

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.

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December 1, 2018
November 11th, 1918
November 11th, 1918

This year November 11th marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The Congregational annals, which in 1918 cover life at the House of Providence in Kingston, and the annals of St. Mark’s Convent in Prescott record how the Sisters and the towns they were living in reacted to the declaration of peace.

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.

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