Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa

Heathfield Villa in the early 1960s. BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST In the late 1840s the property we know as Heathfield was compiled when three smaller parcels of land, one of them including a villa built in the 1830s, were purchased by Alex Forbes to create a 30...
The Motherhouse and its grounds

The Motherhouse and its grounds

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Motherhouse and its grounds have changed a lot since 1932, but are still very recognizable! These four photographs show how the landscaping in front of the Motherhouse and the Motherhouse itself have changed over the years. The...
Liturgy Response to COVID-19

Liturgy Response to COVID-19

The chapel is once again open for the celebration of liturgy; however, because the Motherhouse is considered a long-term care facility, many COVID-19 protocols remain in place, including masking, distancing and rapid testing upon entry. Pre-registration is required....
Sisters!

Sisters!

Sr. M. Henry, Sr. M. Juliana, and Sr. Mary Seven Dolors McMahon. BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Numerous siblings have entered the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul over the years. Religious life was not the right fit for some of these women, but many...