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12/04/24

The Divine Mercy

Last Sunday, April 7, on the second Sunday of Easter, we celebrated the Feast of the Divine Mercy. Instituted by Pope John Paul II in 2000, this is an occasion to reflect on the meaning of the Resurrection of Christ in our lives. The Son of God died and rose again after three days, so […]

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10/04/24

Providence Spirituality

Reflection on the Gospel  of April 14, 2024 – Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Luke 24:35-48 – The timely reading of this Gospel is a beautiful invitation to live the presence of the Risen Jesus, who came to his disciples to encourage them and prompt them to break free from their amazement and overcome […]

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05/04/24

The Mission of the Sisters of Providence in Egypt

Even if according to their Mission the Sisters of Providence have always been interested in caring for those in need, regardless of their country of birth and nationality, we can ask ourselves why or how they ended up in Egypt, in one of the farthest countries from the North of Africa, at about 8, 700 […]

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26/03/24

The Path to Easter

  When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him. Very early when the sun had risen, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb. They were saying to one another, “Who will roll back the […]

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08/03/24

March 8-14, 2024 – Catholic Women Religious Week

As we announced last week, and with the intention of highlighting our participation in Catholic Sisters Week, we have invited Sister Serena Chappell to share her experience as a Sister of Providence of temporary vows. In her interview, Sister Serena recalls her childhood and tells us about her early call to religious life. She also […]

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01/03/24

St. Patrick’s Day, Irish Immigration and the Sisters of Providence

March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, patron saint of Ireland who is considered the founder of Christianity in that country. In the 19th century, along with the United States, Australia and other countries linked to the British crown, Canada welcomed a massive influx of people from Ireland that were mainly escaping the Great Famine that […]

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28/02/24

March 8-14, 2024 – Catholic Women Religious Week

Catholic Women Religious Week is an initiative that began in 2015 as part of Women’s History Month in the United States. Since then, the idea of celebrating consecrated Catholic women has evolved; currently CWR (Communicators for Women Religious), a group of communicators working for Catholic women’s congregations, is responsible for the week which aims at […]

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23/02/24

International Mother Language Day – February 21st

8324  Is the number of languages spoken in the world. 43% Of languages across the world are endangered. 40% Of world population are unable to access education in a language they understand. Why do we celebrate it? To commemorate linguistic diversity and inclusion. Languages are tools for education, integration and development. Multilingualism, the Church and […]

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15/02/24

Happy 224 birthday dear Emilie!

Birthdays are special! When birthdays of our deceased loved ones occur, we remember them fondly and give God thanks for their influence in our lives. Perhaps you, as I, will use the occasion to converse with our loved one.  This year, on the 224th birthday of our beloved Emilie Tavernier-Gamelin, I am sure my conversation […]

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07/02/24

World Day of the Sick

Every year, the Catholic family gathers together to pray for the sick as a reminder of our own vulnerability and need for compassion. The World Day of the Sick was introduced by Pope John Paul II in 1992 to raise awareness and promote solidarity towards those experiencing health issues. At the same time, it is […]

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