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Associate Reflections

Associate Reflections

The Associates of the Sisters of Providence in Montreal, who are from Chile, share with us some of their reflections on being an associate and what inspires them.   The Providence Associates (PA) are people from different backgrounds and their Mission covers nine countries: Canada, the United States, El Salvador, Haiti, Chile, Argentina, the Philippines, Cameroon, and Egypt. All our members…

Years of Blessings!

Years of Blessings!

This is an excerpt from a rather lengthy article that traces some of the blessings that Sr. Yvette Demers, SP, and Vice Postulator for the cause of Emilie Gamelin, has seen over the years.  She begins her article in 2001 talking about new vocations, the evolution of the Associate Movement, an International Formation meeting, and a congregational retreat.  This is…

Two Anniversaries to Celebrate!

Two Anniversaries to Celebrate!

Sr. Yvette Demers, SP, Vice-postulator of the Emilie Tavernier Gamelin Cause write about the 170th Anniversary of the Death of Mother Emilie Tavernier Gamelin and the 20th anniversary of her beaitification 1851-2021.   “History tells us that at the end of August 1851, there were reports of an outbreak of cholera in Montreal. Even though this made it risky to undertake…

Providence Has No Border

Providence Has No Border

This reflection by Sister Karin Dufault, SP, is used with permission.  It appeared in their congregation’s newsletter.  It has been adapted for WPC use in this blog.  Thank you, Sr. Karin for allowing me to share it with others in the broader WPC congregations.  “Following in the footsteps of Jesus, Providence foundresses and leaders and many that followed, demonstrated for…

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Four

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Four

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part  Four: Interdependent. ” We recognize that God created us to be in a relationship.  The Trinity, Father, Son, and Spirit, or said another way, Creator, Redeemer, Sanctifier is the perfect…

Bearers of the Providence Flame – Part Three

Bearers of the Providence Flame – Part Three

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part Three: Intergenerational. “As Sisters of Providence, we are well aware that our community is blessed to be intergenerational as well as international and intercultural.  We have sisters who are centenarians,…

Every Beginning Is Difficult

Every Beginning Is Difficult

Sr. Marie Emeline Ezami Atangana, SP, shares with us her learnings from her ministries, especially that of Vocation Ministry.  Her use of Scripture in doing so challenges us to ask ourselves:  How do we truly encounter the other? “Every beginning is difficult. The story of the miraculous catch of fish in the Gospel of St. Luke (5:4-5) has profound implications…

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Two

Bearers of the Providence Flame Part Two

This is a continuation of Sr. Karin Dufault’s presentation for their International Associate Gathering this past May on the four I’s (International, Intercultural, Intergenerational, and Interdependent).  Today’s topic is Part Two: Intercultural. “In the 1992 resolution, the term ‘multicultural congregation’ was used.  The resolution called the community to conduct a theological and practical reflection process on the international and multicultural…

Bearers of the Providence Flame

Bearers of the Providence Flame

In May the Sisters of Providence from Montreal and their four provinces had their first international virtual experience with their Providence Associates.  The complete theme of this gathering was:  “Bearers of the Providence Flame in our International, Intercultural, Intergenerational and Interdependent World.”  At that meeting Sr. Karin Dufault, the Congregational Leader, gave a presentation on the history of the four …

Here I Am, Send Me

Here I Am, Send Me

This Sister of Providence proves that hard work, determination, and perseverance is part of the call to being a Woman of Providence.  In the Scriptures we hear:  Whom shall I send?  Who will go for us?  Here I am, I said; send me. (Isaiah 6:8).  And Sr. Nagwa Gameel said just that–here I am, send me. (text translated from the…

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