Reflections, addresses, writings

Here are reflections, homilies and speeches shared with us from the various events at which the Sisters are asked to speak. And some personal writings shared by Sisters. 

Remembrance Day 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

Photo by Sister Jeannette Filthaut.Sister Pauline Lally was invited to speak at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Providence Care Hospital, where she spoke of the lives lost in WWI and many wars since that we remember on November 11. As a longtime justice and peace...

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....

Baking Bread Together

Baking Bread Together

Baking Bread Together I met him just the other day,As I walked through the wheat-filled fields.His cabin cloistered in the forestSurrounded by lush sycamores. The atmosphere was still, but for a cooing dove.I stopped and focused on his abodeMade of fine olive...

The Love of Christ Compels Us

The Love of Christ Compels Us

A sermon for the week of Christian Unity St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church January 29, 2017 BY SISTER PAULINE LALLY, SP Good Morning. Thank you for your invitation. I am delighted to be with you. As I was walking over his morning I wondered if Jesus came to earth in...

The Barque of Providence

The Barque of Providence

Sister Catherine Casey shares two writings on Catherine McKinley, founder of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, also known as Mother Mary Edward.The Barque of Providence So still and cool the sunbathed air ruffles my silvered hair.While secure my being...

Legacy Day at St. Mary’s Hospital

Legacy Day at St. Mary’s Hospital

BY SISTER JEANNETTE FILTHAUT,St. Mary's Camrose Legacy Day speaker, 2016   A Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis in 2015 has just come to a close with the closing of the Holy Door of Mercy on November 20th. But MERCY is ongoing as reflected in...