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.

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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 […]

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OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CIRCLE launches inaugural website, December 12, 2018

December 12 is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patron of the Americas, and the National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples. On this date, the Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle is delighted to announce the launch of its inaugural website;
http://ourladyofguadalupecircle.ca/.

Founded in 2016, the Circle is a Catholic coalition of Indigenous people, bishops, other clergy, representatives of lay movements and members of institutes of consecrated life, engaged in renewing and fostering relationships between the Catholic Church and Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The website contains numerous resources, including a timeline of actions by Catholic groups in Canada promoting reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. It also provides information on Indian residential schools, Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the 94 Calls to Action. Readers wishing to receive information on the actions for reconciliation are invited to add their email address to the Circle’s online directory.

NEW UNDER VOCATION: Experiencing a Call to an Active Religious Life

New leadership team in Holy Angels Province: Sister Anne Hemstock, Provincial Superior; Sister Christina Wong, Provincial Councillor/Treasurer; Sister Margarete St. John, Provincial Councillor/Secretary and Sister Mary Grace Valdez,
Provincial Councillor/Vocation Director

News & Events

Doctors without Borders

Sister Dolorès Blanchette, since moving to Calgary has been involved in new ministries, one of which is using her knitting and sewing skills to help Doctors without Borders. Last year, she met a lady named Rose Soar, a retired nurse who traveled to different countries and knows many doctors. She said that what these medical […]

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 […]