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03/06/20

My Pandemic Experience

These days, I don’t hum the refrain of our Quebec folk song in the quite the same way: It is the oar that moves us forward, moves us forward rather it has become: It is the Covid-19 that moves us along, moves us along… Truly, I feel that I am being pulled along by it.   […]

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30/04/20

Providence Spirituality

Sunday Reflection June 28, 2020 The Gospel According to St Matthew 10: 37-42 Reflection: In those days, just as today, persecutions existed. We still see people being persecuted or killed because of the colour of their skin, their origin or their political views. Also in Jesus’ time, to follow His path meant to run the […]

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18/04/20

Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province, Response to Racial Injustices

We are heartbroken by the recent senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other black lives taken by policing gone wrong and other racial violence. We also acknowledge the unimaginable pain of all our Black neighbors as they endure discrimination and harassment; wealth, health and housing inequities; and other denials of […]

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16/04/20

Reflection on the pandemic by a Providence Associate

“Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?”  (Mark 4:40).  The pandemic in Caleta Olivia puts us in quarantine! The official campaign #”Don’t  Leave Home” forces us not to move from our homes. We can only go out for health reasons or to buy groceries, and we must keep a distance of one […]

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05/03/20

March 22: Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer

Now is the time for each one of us to respond to the worldwide coronavirus crisis by being in solidarity with others, especially with those who are most vulnerable and most at risk. It is the time to follow the directives provided by the World Health Organization and our respective governments. It is a special […]

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26/02/20

Ash Wednesday – Holy Mass

On the occasion of Ash Wednesday, we offer you the text of the homily delivered by Pope Francis in the Basilica of Santa Sabina. ” We begin the Lenten Season by receiving ashes: “You are dust, and to dust you shall return (cf. Gen 3:19). The dust sprinkled on our heads brings us back to earth; it […]

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20/02/20

A Letter to young Canadians

The Sisters of Providence, aware of the challenges related to climate change and the commitment of Canadian youth, support the members of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) network of the Atlantic Region in their #WeHearYou initiative – a letter to young Canadians seeking climate justice. Here is the full content of the […]

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