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 […]


New under Vocation:
a) Experiencing a Call to an Active Religious Life
b) Summer With A Difference

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

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 […]

Visit to Providence Care Centre, Calgary

Our new care facility, Providence Care Centre, opened recently in Calgary and is now at full capacity. Today a Red Arrow bus took Sisters from Providence Centre to tour the facility. The bus left at 8:00 a.m. with 19 Sisters of Providence, 10 Sisters of other communities and three infirmary staff.  They arrived at the care […]