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August 7, 2018
Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion
Healing Violence Committee Comes to Completion

On June 2nd, 2018, the Healing Violence Committee commemorated 20 years of work guided by their mandate.

August 3, 2018
Annual Congress on Basic Income
Annual Congress on Basic Income

Some of Canada’s public champions took to the stage to discuss the importance and urgency of implementing a policy that will not only ensure an adequate income but also build a healthy, equitable, and prosperous society for all. 

June 30, 2018
Summer at Marillac Villa
Summer at Marillac Villa

Every summer the Sisters go to the cottage. There are lots of fun images from the 1950s of Sisters of Providence at Marillac Villa on Howe Island.

May 31, 2018
Movies at the Motherhouse
Movies at the Motherhouse

The Congregational Annals document the major events in the congregation’s history, but they also document smaller happenings in the Sisters’ lives, including what movies the sisters watched.

April 30, 2018
A Procession and a Story
A Procession and a Story

The script for the procession with the gifts at the anniversary Mass gave an overview of the mission in Carabayllo, Peru. It was written and narrated by Providence Associate Carmen Alomía who was the emcee at the Mass.

April 30, 2018
Behind the Scenes in the Archives!
Behind the Scenes in the Archives!

The first week of April was Archives Awareness Week in Ontario! With that in mind I would take you behind the scenes in the archives.

April 25, 2018
Visit to Peru for 50th Anniversary of Mission
Visit to Peru for 50th Anniversary of Mission

December 6-21, 2017 Sisters Sandra Shannon, Gayle Desarmia and Josephine Doiron experienced a wonderful two weeks in Carabayllo, Peru. The trip was a special one because it included celebrations to mark 50 years of ministry in Peru. Sister Gayle recalls highlights of the trip.

April 10, 2018
50th Anniversary Celebration in Peru
50th Anniversary Celebration in Peru

Today has been a long anticipated day by the Sisters, Associates, people of El Progreso, Carabayllo and yes by Sisters Gayle Desarmia, Joey Doiron and myself, Sister Sandra. We are here to celebrate with everyone the 50th Anniversary of our Sisters coming to this area of Peru.

April 6, 2018
50th Anniversary of Peru Mission
50th Anniversary of Peru Mission

The Sisters celebrate 50 years in Peru. Read an account of the visit during this milestone year, a reflection on the anniversary celebration, and reflections of the Sisters time in Peru!

April 3, 2018
Mission in Peru: Reflecting on the First Year
Mission in Peru: Reflecting on the First Year

The Archives has some wonderful descriptions of the Sisters’ first years in Peru. The Annals of the first year of the mission in El Progreso, letters and reflections written by the Sisters at the time provide a glimpse into their lives and ministries.

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