Winter 2009

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~ Christmas message from the Leadership Team (Sr Margaret Botch)
~ 2009 Mother Joseph Award (Ruth Palnick, Spokane)
~ Profiles of new leadership (2010-14)
~ Hearing God’s call – Marita Capili, candidate
~ Providence Companion – JoAnn Kelly
~ The Gift of Service – WA/MT region
~ Annual appeal
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Briefs

  • Renewal of vows (Sr Vilma Franco)
  • Rosa Sen Nguyen welcomed into novitiate
  • Witness for Peace (Sr Fran Stacey in Honduras)
  • Provincial Penguins (Halloween)
  • Provincial staff honors Blessed Emilie Gamelin
  • Gift for SJR (MEG statue)
  • New Providence Associates in LA

~ Vocation ad
~ Missioning ceremony for new PH&S sponsors


 

Fall 2009

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~ Sister Jo Ann Showalter visits UN as UNANIMA delegate to CSD-17
~ Hong Nga Nguyen enters novitiate
~ Sister Suzette Bautista tranfers vows
~ Vocation Discernment Retreat 2009
~ Sisters welcome two pre-candidates
~ Vocation ad
~ 2010-2014 Provincial Council elected
~ Chapter of Affairs 2009: Engaged in Our Deep Story

~ Briefs

  • Walk of the Heroines (Portland)
  • Organ pipes from Providence Heights find new home
  • Sister Karen Hawkins completes master’s in transforming spirituality
  • Providence Ministries missioning of sponsors scheduled
  • A Cause to Dine For
  • Portland library named for Sister Pauline Lemaire
  • Women & Spirit exhibit schedule

~ Marita Capili accepted as candidate
~ Obits

  • Annette Parent, SP
  • Nellie “Marguerite” O’Connor, SP
  • Jeanne Parent, SP

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Providence Women Reunion 2009


 

Summer 2009

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~ Sisters of Providence invite lay people to ministry sponsorship
~ Providence Ministries sponsors? profiles and photos
~ Sister Lucille Dean named new chair for PH&S board
~ 2009 Jubilarians (14)
~ Sisters makes return visit to El Salvador with Spokane parish delegation
~ Portland Providence Associates make tradition of giving to El Salvador
~ Apostolic Visitation process begins
~ Come & See vocation discernment retreat ad
~ Briefs

  • Sisters of Providence inducted into Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame
  • Blessings for new babies (Greater Seattle PAs event)
  • Staffer Jaime Beytebiere bakes at Sojourner Place
  • Sr. Jane Dufault celebrates 104 years
  • Northwest Women’s Conference
  • Third-floor remodel of St. Joseph Residence is blessed
  • Fund in Montreal (leadership meeting photo)
  • Women & Spirit traveling exhibit sponsored by LCWR opens in Cincinnati

Please Remember in Prayer
~ Obits

  • Adeline Johnston, PA
  • Barbara Schiller, SP
  • Maureen Hurley, SP

~ Providence High School honors Ray and Carmen Ferrante


 

Spring 2009

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~ Nurses – religious and lay – take the spotlight at legacy dinner
~ Editor’s note: Caritas goes “green”
~ Sisters launch human trafficking awareness bus ad campaign
~ Thanks to donors
~ Deling Fernando, SP, joins Vocation Team
~ Vocation ad
~ Kennedy honors – Seattle high school dedicates The Dillman Center in Sister’s honor ~ Sisters who have served at Kennedy include ~ Briefs

  • Two more Daughters of Mary join the family at SJR
  • Sister Anna Loan makes temporary return to Vietnam
  • UNANIMA International Committee on Environment (Sr. JoAnn Showalter)
  • Duwamish Tribe opens longhouse and cultural center
  • Two centenarians celebrate at SJR (Srs. Eva O?Hare and Jeanne Parent)
  • Three new Providence Associates in Spokane (George & Rita Waldref and Julie Wokasch, OSB)
  • Friday mornings in El Salvador: Little people learn through play
  • Remember to listen in (Sacred Heart Radio)

~ Emilie Gamelin Mission Fund donations 2008
~ Obits

  • Nancy MacLean, SP
  • Dorothy A. Warren, PA
  • Eleanor McElwee, PA
  • Madeleine Monica Fortier, SP

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Come and See ~ Introducing Huong Nguyen and Marie-Thrse Gnamazo