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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. 

November 1, 2018
A Game of Hide and Seek
A Game of Hide and Seek

November 5th, 1970 - An amusing incident occurred this afternoon. A lady from an apartment house which borders on our property telephoned that she saw some boys carrying a bag enter one of our out-buildings.

September 28, 2018
Teaching in Lancaster
Teaching in Lancaster

The Sisters of Providence taught in Lancaster Ontario from 1923 to 1937. They lived in a cement house, known as St. Joseph’s Convent. The Sisters found it very cold in winter, telling of how they had to wear cloak and gloves to Morning Prayer.

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.

August 15, 2018
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace
Grieving the tragedy of war - Committed to the promise of peace

Over four years, we have been involved in projects looking at war and peace from four perspectives or “streams”: culture, education, faith and policy. We’ve organized public forums to discuss and promote peace (some involving partnerships with other like-minded groups).

August 10, 2018
Breaking ground in a historic way
Breaking ground in a historic way

On Friday, May 4th the groundbreaking for Hospice Kingston, the first partner in Providence Village, took place on the Motherhouse grounds. There have been numerous groundbreakings on the property before this, as the congregation built and added onto the Motherhouse itself.

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