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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 […]


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Mother’s Day with St. Mark’s Community of the Deaf

After the 11 a.m. Mass for the Deaf on Sunday May 8 – Mothers’ Day, Father Matthew Hysell proposed to go to the grotto at Providence Centre.  Most of the attendants went in a procession and Father Matthew crowned the statue of Mary, Our Mother, with the flowers he had bought. He also said a special prayer […]


Sr. Elizabeth Kass Becomes a Canadian Citizen

Sister Elizabeth Kass became a Canadian citizen, during a special ceremony which took place at Canada Place on May 12, 2016.  Present were Sister Elizabeth Kaczmarczyk, her local director, as well as Maria Douziech, Elizabeth’s interpreter. That same afternoon we had a special recognition for Sister Kass at the evening meal.  A table was set up […]