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History of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

History of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital

In 1887 there was a terrible railway accident and the Archbishop of Kingston, Ontario asked the Sisters of Providence to found a hospital in Brockville.  Responding to the need, the Sisters, of course, said yes.  With little resources to start with, the Sisters “grew” the hospital, opened a school for nurses, and joined the Continuing Care Centre.  For 119 years…

Technology and Education in Peru

Technology and Education in Peru

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul in Kingston, Ontario certainly have a dedicated associate who not only is the Coordinator of the Providence Associates in Peru but also teaches Spanish language and literature at a high school in El Progresso, Carabayllo.   Carmen Alomía Guía is the Coordinator of the Providence Associates in Peru. She teaches Spanish language…

Oxygen for Carabayllo, Peru

Oxygen for Carabayllo, Peru

Campaign for Oxygen in Carabayllo Providence Associates of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul answered the call to help during the Pandemic by starting a campaign for oxygen of victims of Covid 19 in Peru.  These are just two stories that tell of their service. Sister Sara Jiménez Angulo: “On Sunday August 16, 2020, the Peruvian Associates…

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

The Sisters of Providence from Kingston, Ontario have had experience with pandemics.  This article chronicles their living through the Influenza Pandemic in 1918.   “The Fall of 1918 was a tumultuous time around the world, in Ontario and for the Sisters of Providence. The First World War wasn’t over yet, but soldiers were starting to arrive home from Europe bringing with…

Providence Motherhouse has new owners

Providence Motherhouse has new owners

Sisters of Providence Transfer Their Home and Property to Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario Pictured Above: Sister Sandra Shannon provided a brief history of the property and welcomed everyone for joining in the ceremony. For 89 of their 157 years of service, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Vincent de Paul have lived and worked from their Motherhouse and grounds…

Providence Archivists get together!

Providence Archivists get together!

By Veronica Stienburg, Archivist for the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul The Sisters of Providence in Montreal were founded by Emilie Gamelin in 1843. In 1861 four Sisters of Providence began a new congregation in Kingston, now known as the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. In 1873, the Kingston Sisters founded a mission in…

A Memorable Visit to Peru

A Memorable Visit to Peru

November 21, 2018, Sister Gayle Desarmia and Providence Associate Mary Olenick left Kingston for Peru. They spent two weeks visiting the Sisters of Providence and the Providence Associates in Carabayllo, Peru. This trip was memorable because Mary was the first Canadian Associate to visit the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul mission in Peru. Each day unfolded with…

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