The Sisters of Providence pray for Peace

Deeply concerned for the current situation and the uncertainty that reigns in the world, we invite you, following Pope Francis, to pray for peace. “Once again, he stressed with great sorrow, the peace of all is threatened by partisan interests… God [who] is the God of peace and not of war, who is the Father […]

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Providence Spirituality

Reflection on the Gospel of Sunday,  June 26, 2022 – Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 9: 51-62 Reflection: DISCIPLESHIP AS A PRIOITY The Gospel reading this week from Luke 9: 51-62 has two stories in it, one dealing with how to handle conflict and the other seems to be about discipleship and […]

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Come and See Virtual Class

I had Community Life Conference as part of my Come and See Experience. Sister Mae Valdez, Vocation Director invited Sister Josie Ramac from Mother Joseph Province as the resource person for this topic. I have learned a lot of things during the class, what stood out was how Sister Josie emphasized the importance of prayer […]

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A great soul has appeared… Bearer of a message of Charity…

On February 19, 1800, the fifteenth child of Antoine Tavernier and Marie-Josephte Maurice was born. The very next day, the father and his 21-year-old son, Antoine, the godfather-to-be, hitched the horse and buggy and made their way to Notre-Dame Church. The parish priest who performed the baptism was Father Joseph Michel Humbert, Sulpician, a native […]

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Marathon of prayer on Tuesday February 8, 2022

The International Union Superiors General (UISG) set up a project in 2009, with the objective to share, coordinate and strengthen the activities against human trafficking promoted by consecrated women throughout the five continents. This project is called Talitha Kum, an expression taken from the Gospel of Mark 5:41. In Aramaic, it means: “Little girl, I […]

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Anawim Place Food Bank and the Sisters of Providence

The Sisters of Providence have been working in Inner City Edmonton for almost 50 years. Some of these dedicated women belong to the Parish of the Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples and serve wherever the need calls them, such as Anawim Place Food Bank. Anawim Place Food Bank, owned and operated by the […]

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Paths of life, paths of grace…

I took my course in Social Service in the 1970s and then I worked at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital for three years. In my province, I was asked to go to Moffet, Témiscamingue, to do parish pastoral ministry.  Jesus spoke to me his Word: “It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you.” […]

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20th anniversary of the Beatification of Emilie Tavernier Gamelin

We know well the life of this great woman of charity who set such a wonderful example during her life time and whom God chose to realize the designs of Providence on the Congregation of which she became the foundress. The day after her death, which occured on September 23, 1851, the newspapers of the […]

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