Providence Flashbacks

Prayers for Peace During World Wars

Prayers for Peace During World Wars

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST As this month of remembrance closes, let’s look back through the congregational annals of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul and acknowledge the congregation’s many prayers for peace during both World Wars. March 21,...

Thanksgiving Means

Thanksgiving Means

Thanksgiving dinner at Cassidy Street Group Home in Kingston, 1973. From centre left to Right: Sister M. Bernadette, Sister Diane McNamara and Sister Muriel Gallagher.BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST Visiting friends and family…1905, October 26 – The holiday...

Sr. Mary Mathews’ Science Class

Sr. Mary Mathews’ Science Class

BY VERONICA STIENBURG, ARCHIVIST The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul taught at St. Michael’s High School in Belleville from 1930 to 1960. The congregation served the community in Belleville through various ministries from 1900 to 2013. Sr. Mary Matthew...