Welcome to The Sisters of Providence!
Our mission is to make known God's Providence and to live in compassionate service like Our Mother of Sorrows.



The Sisters of Providence is an international congregation, founded in Montreal by Blessed Emilie Gamelin to serve the poor and less fortunate in our society. We have a special devotion and love for our Mother of Sorrows whose compassion and attention to all persons is what we hope inspires and informs all our works. This […]

Our Mother of Sorrows

“There is, however, a devotion dear to Mother Gamelin, which ought to be set apart from all others, because it inspired all her work, and because she bequeathed it as an inheritance to her daughters. That is, the devotion to our Mother of Sorrows. This devotion had a decisive influence in her life. Overwhelmed by […]


Day Retreat: Entering the silence - May 20, 2017 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
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Topics for 2017
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Rezebeth Noceja, Candidate of the Sisters of Providence
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News & Events

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Novitiate Entrance – Mary Truong, SP

On August 15, 2016, Feast of the Assumption, Mary Thuy Loan Truong entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of Providence in a joyful ceremony held at Providence Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.  We were grateful that Mary’s mother was able to join us, as well as friends, Sisters of other religious congregations living at Providence Centre, and […]


Children Grow So Fast!

Every mother knows that every time she looks around at least one of her children is bursting out of his shoes or needs a larger jacket. Good gently-used clothing is such a help to young families. Sisters Dolores Blanchette and Rita Schiller, in McLennan, AB, are sorting out children’s clothing they have received, to bring […]