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03/11/17

Appointments to the Positions of General Treasurer and General Secretary

The members of the General Leadership Team of the Sisters of Providence (2017-2022 term) are pleased to share the results of their discernment regarding the positions of general secretary and general treasurer. The discernment process for the new Team took place last October 27. In an atmosphere of prayer, reflection and dialogue, the elected General […]

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17/10/17

The work of teaching deaf girls

The work of teaching deaf girls began under the inspiration of Emilie Gamelin[1] (1851). First with a few students at a small school in Longue-Pointe (Montreal), the work was permanently established in a building on Saint-Denis Street in 1864. Even if sold in 1979, the building of the former Institution des Sourdes-Muettes (ISM, Institute for […]

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12/09/17

Nicole, now called Emilie

For years, I ministered at Hogar de Niños de la Providencia de San Vicente de Paul (foster care home) of Limache, Chile. This home welcomes girls and boys who, for various reasons, cannot live with their families and whose legal custody lies in the hands of the Chilean State. As Sisters of Providence, we watch […]

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12/09/17

The fruits of the 2017 General Chapter

Every five years, the Sisters of Providence of several countries meet for their General Chapter, a three-week meeting which purpose is to determine the Congregation’s orientations for the next five years. July 9-30, 2017, nearly a hundred sisters working in Canada, United States, El Salvador, Philippines, Chile, Haiti and Egypt gathered in Montreal, Quebec. They […]

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27/07/17

New General Leadership Team

It is our pleasure to communicate the result of the elections held during the 30th General Chapter of the Sisters of Providence: lthe re-election of Sister Karin Dufault as congregational leader, for a second term and theelection of four general councillors Sisters Josefina (Josie) Lerios, Rollande Malo, Nancy Arévalo and Hortense Demia-Mbaïlaou. Providence of God, I […]

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27/06/17

2017 General Chapter

The Sisters of Providence from different countries of the world will gather at the Motherhouse in Montreal, July 9-30, 2017, to participate in the 30th General Chapter of the Congregation. In this context, our Constitutions remind us that: “The period of the general chapter is a time of reflection and of community conversion, a privileged […]

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27/06/17

Mission in Action in El Salvador

Sister Marita Capili was born in the Philippines and is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence. She has been ministering for two years in El Salvador; she is the president and administrator of the Providence Scholarship program, which is offered in the region of Bajo Lempa, Usulután Department. The program’s main […]

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18/06/17

Lovingly Active as a Sister of Providence

Sister Danielle Charron, SP In July, during the 2017 General Chapter, the Congregation will discern our general orientations for the next five years. This is an opportune time to review my commitment of the past five years, assessing it with Article 10 of our Constitutions: “Our apostolic life binds us to each other and to […]

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