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Last December 8, Sisters of Providence, Providence Associates and friends kicked off a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the sisters? arrival in the West.? (Walla Walla got an early start with a special prayer service on November 20 at the home of Providence Associates Charles and Mary Ruzicka. So did Yakima, with a Mass and gathering on December 7 at Emilie House.)
Other celebrations were:
Burbank - a liturgy at Providence High School in the Student Activity Center
Great Falls - special prayers of thanksgiving
Portland - Mass at Providence Portland Medical Center, Our Lady of Providence Chapel, followed by a reception
Seattle - Mass in the chapel at St. Joseph Residence, followed by a reception
Spokane - Mass in the chapel at Mount St. Joseph, followed by a reception