Winter 2010

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~ Christmas message from the Leadership Team
~ Rev. Dr. David Duncombe receives 2010 Mother Joseph Award
~ University of Great Falls names residence hall in honor of Sister Rita Mudd
~ Haiti’s Children send their love to new friends in Pomeroy, Wash.
~ Province has first Providence Associate in Africa
~ Sisters of Providence present MJ statue to Bishop William S. Skylstad
~ A thank you to our partners in the Providence mission and a request
~ International experience: Sisters in initial formation visit Mother Joseph Province
~ Occasions to celebrate!

  • Sisters honored for their supportive housing ministry
  • PH&S staffers set aside day to reflect on the mission

~ Obituary – Sister Jane Dufault
~ Please Pray For
~ Briefs

  • Providence Sacred Heart announces annual Sister Peter Claver Award
  • Double honors for Sr. Julie Ziocchi!
  • Sister Jo Ann meets with UNANIMA International board
  • A day brightener from Sr. Charlene Hudon
  • New face in Provincial Administration (Katherine Clark)
  • SP website receives a makeover
  • Sister Rita Ferschweiler thanks and blesses artificial heart valve co-inventor Dr. Albert Starr
  • Strangers no more (communicators Jennifer Roseman and Nadia Bertoluci)
  • Walla Walla region welcomes new Providence Associate (Deanna Smith)

~ North American archivists meet in Seattle
~ Vocation ad


Fall 2010

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~ Our Lady of Providence sisters join in Congregational Retreat
~ MJP/OLP Congregational Retreat
~ Provincial Chapter: Giving Many Voices Equal Voice
~ St. Thomas Child and Family Center celebrates its centennial
~ Cemetery tour in Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana is history lesson

Cemetery trip inspires awe (Kathy Bergman reflects)

~ Treasurer’s transition completed
~ 2010 Jubilee celebration; The Missioning of Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart by Blessed Emilie Gamelin
~ Obituaries

  • Carolyn Margaret Koreski, SP
  • Mary Eileen Gleason, SP
  • Philomena Bridget Byrne, SP
  • Mary K. (Spies) Rose, PA
  • Thelma Carter, PA

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Briefs

  • Sisters of Providence present Mother Joseph statues to Providence executives
  • Coming to the West! Women & Spirit exhibit
  • Sister Mary Hawkins is interim principal at Providence High School
  • Lectureship honors Sr. Karin Dufault’s work in palliative care field
  • Providence Archives launches digital database
  • You have arrived (new Provincial Administration sign in Renton)
  • Missioning Ritual
  • Women’s Hearth (Transitions, Spokane) bids farewell to longtime director
  • Sisters in formation renew vows (Jessica Taylor and Margarita Hernandez)
  • Providence ElderPlace writer (Ginny Foster) finds inspiration in Mother Joseph

Summer 2010

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~ Sisters make pilgrimage “In the Footsteps of Emilie …”
~ General Conference: A time of sharing in Montreal, April 11-13
~ Sisters of Providence thank Pomeroy students for $2,030 for Haiti
~ Sisters and friends reach out to help survivors of natural disasters (Haiti and Chile)
~ 2010 Jubilee celebration (13)
~ Province accepts new candidate (Teresa Huong Thi Nguyen)
~ Vocation ad
~ 30th anniversary: Sisters join in El Salvador commemoration of the death of Archbishop Romero
~ Briefs

  • Saving the earth, one person at a time
  • Regional Conference brings visitors from Montreal
  • St. Joseph Care Center dedicates window
  • Mother Joseph Day: Actress portrays Mother Joseph at Providence Marianwood
  • Change at SJR (Sr. Kaye Belcher replaces Barbara Larson)
  • Ministry fundraisers (Run With Nuns, Mother’s Day Tea, A Cause to Dine For)
  • Meet Dr. Dean (University of Great Falls honorary degree)
  • Stop the Demand (bus campaign in Tacoma/Pierce County)
  • ESL graduate (Sr. Vilma Franco)

~ Congratulations!:

  • Sr. Dianne Crawford (sister advocate for Tacoma Dominicans)
  • Sr. Gabrielle Nguyen (nursing license)
  • SPs (flowers from St. Joseph Family Center)

~ “New” vocation director named (Sr. Joan Gallagher)

~ Sister experiences Russian Orthodox Church and city’s historic elegance (Sr. Charlotte Van Dyke in St. Petersburg)
~ Spring Break at UGF: Students take part in service/mission trip to Seattle
~ Obituaries

  • Gilberte Parent, SP
  • Marleen Hull, SP
  • Elizabeth Jean Joyce, SP
  • Virginia Jean Paul, SP
  • Lillian Marie Deslauriers, SP
  • Ursula Emily Beaulieu, SP
  • Lorraine Hofmeister, SP

~ Please Remember in Prayer


Spring 2010

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~ Providence responds to the Earthquake in Haiti
~ Two lay women added to Leadership Team
~ A fond farewell to the 2005-09 Leadership Team
~ Thank you to donors~ Obituaries

  • Pauline Higgins, SP
  • Marian Therese Kohles, SP

~ Providence Health International returns to El Salvador
~ Emilie Gamelin Mission Fund donations 2009
~ Briefs

  • More honors for Sister Carolyn
  • New graduate (Gabrielle Nguyen, SP)
  • Nuns at Noon
  • Providence Pariseau welcomes new board members and leadership
  • Staff anniversaries
  • New interim director at Providence Hospitality House
  • Providence Associate news

~ Vocation ad
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Building Bridges 10th educational conference
~ SOA Watch – Another generation (Jessica Taylor, SP)