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Associate Committee Members Reflect on Their Leadership Experience

Providence Associate Program in its functioning. Currently 11 Associates and Sisters serve on the Committee. They are Associate Director Patricia St. Amand, chair, and Associates Connie Canata, Jim Clifford, Aida Gaouette, Dan McCavick, Patty McGovern, Dan Therrien, and Betty Wilda; and Sisters Julie Crane, Mary Martin de Porres Grisé and Geraldine Noonan. When Tracings asked former, longtime Core Committee member…

WPC Elects New Leadership

WPC Elects New Leadership

The Women of Providence in Collaboration met for their annual board meeting on April 10-11, 2019 at the Genesis Spirituality and Life Center in Westfield, MA.   The following Sisters are the new officers for the Executive Committee of the Board: Front row sitting:  Kathleen Popko, SP–Vice-Chair,  Alice Marie Lyon, CDP-Treasurer Back row: standing:  Dawn Tomaszewski, SP–Chair, Barbara McMullen, CDP–Executive Director,…

New Book Reveals Women’s Influence on Society, Cites Six Sisters of Providence

New Book Reveals Women’s Influence on Society, Cites Six Sisters of Providence

The Republican premiered its newest heritage book “The Power of Women” at a festive book launch held October 18 at the Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA. Edited by regional historians Wayne Phaneuf and Joseph Carvalho III, the book showcases over 1,000 women the two regard as standouts from among the legions of women who helped shape the region’s society since the…

Community Undertaking Wide Range of Construction and Renovation Projects

Community Undertaking Wide Range  of Construction and Renovation Projects

The Sisters of Providence have moved ahead with a number of major renovation/repair projects in recent months. de Paul Center: The second floor of the de Paul Center in West Springfield is being readied for occupancy by the building’s newest tenant, the Center for Human Development (CHD). The general contractor anticipates a November completion. The 78,000 square foot de Paul…

New Program at Genesis Focuses on Grandparents

New Program at Genesis Focuses on Grandparents

Sister Madeleine Joy is one of four area professionals facilitating Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center’s new program for grandparents raising grandchildren. She specializes in grief, loss, and mental health support groups, addiction care, and recovery spirituality. The new offering is called the “Healing Hearts Program” and its brochure states: The role of grandparents to enjoy grandchildren when they visit,…

Bringing a Ministry of Presence to the Sisters Living at Mary’s Meadow

Bringing a Ministry of Presence to the Sisters Living at Mary’s Meadow

In April of 2016, Sister Senga Fulton, having “retired” from 36 years of ministering to the Springfield area’s homeless population, took up a new ministry focus. As a new member of the Sisters of Providence Council, Sister Senga assumed responsibility for overseeing and supporting the care of Sisters of Providence living at Mary’s Meadow and Providence Place. A licensed clinical…

WOMEN, EARTH & THOSE WHO ARE POOR

WOMEN, EARTH & THOSE WHO ARE POOR

Sisters of Providence, Holyoke, MA – “We, the Sisters of Providence, Holyoke, Massachusetts are women committed to the charism of revealing the mystery of God’s Providence through ministries of healing. We work with individuals and groups who resonate with this charism and who want to build a more just world community…we live the Gospel call to service with undaunted hope,…

Ritual of Creation Opens Missioning Day Ceremony

Ritual of Creation Opens Missioning Day Ceremony

This year’s Missioning Day Ceremony was unique in that it turned on the theme of creation, prompted by the horrendous impact of three hurricanes, two record breaking earthquakes, and rampant wild fires, and by the world-wide movement of Christian Churches’ united attention on the Season of Creation. This global observance, held at the prompting of Christian Churches and others, took…

Sister Susanne Hartung Visits Sisters in Holyoke

Sister Susanne Hartung Visits Sisters in Holyoke

Walking into Providence Place at Holyoke, MA, felt very familiar. I was welcomed with Providence hospitality by Sister Mary Caritas, who is a living legend at 94. Her life of leadership includes being administrator of hospitals, provincial and chair of the board of Catholic Health Association (CHA). And in the last ten years she built Mary’s Meadow, a skilled-nursing facility…

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