Caritas Newsletters 2003

Winter 2003

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~ Christmas greeting from Leadership Team
~ MJ Award to Chuck Hawley and Betty Harrington
~ Srs. Lang and AnnMary complete transfer process with Seattle Mass
~ Sr. Ana Dolores begins transfer process with Yakima ceremony
~ Sr. Jessica Taylor at Women’s Drop-In Center, Spokane
~ Briefs

  • Sr. Karen Hawkins is certified as counselor, Great Falls
  • Ken Spiering creates portrait of Sr. Bernadette for Bernadette Place
  • New MJ sculpture outside Spokeman Review production building, Spokane
  • Moose visits The Mount, Spokane
  • Children’s hospital dedicated in Spokane

~ Pilgrimage to Montreal by PHS and PS
~ Obits

  • Sr. Margaret Beaulieu
  • Sr. Louise Lebel

~ PAs in Great Falls operate Angel Room
~ Hospitals sold in Toppenish and Yakima (photo)
~ Please Remember in Prayer


Fall 2003

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~ Sr. Joan “retires” as vocation director
~ New vocation team
~ Vocation/Communications Group formed to tell sisters’ stories
~ Sr. Jessica Taylor professes first vows
~ Transitions into religious life
~ Jubilarians
~ El Salvador update on relief efforts
~ Sr. Brenda Velasco visits El Salvador
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Obit – Sr. Margaret Anne Vosen
~ Briefs

  • LA mayor recognizes Deacon Emile Adams and Lillian Rouzan, PAs
  • New associates in Great Falls
  • Vocation retreat in Spokane
  • Provincial Administration staff gathers in Seattle
  • St. Joseph’s Care Center opens (Sr.) Loretta’s Cupboard
  • Providence Event held in Spokane

~ Sr. Maureen Newman is released from prison after three months for SOA protest
~ 150th anniversary celebration in Chile


Summer 2003

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~ Spokane PAs offer retreats for street women
~ WomanSpirit in spotlight
~ Sr. Maureen begins prison term for SOA protest
~ Sr. Mary Kaye Nealen translates book on sisters’ missions
~ Sojourner Place alumna T.C. Dumas receives Ph.D.
~ Anchorage welcomes new PAs
~ Briefs

  • Sr. Lina becomes a citizen
  • PHS gala, Burbank
  • Sr. Rita Mudd receives posthumous award in Missoula
  • Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, names building in honor of Emilie Gamelin

~ Upper Room, Centralia, hosts reunion (Srs. Elizabeth Joyce and Virginia Miller)
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Obit – Betty Lynn Ehrenberg, PA
~ Sr. Ana Dolores returns to El Salvador


Spring 2003

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~ Health care delegation visits Guatemala and El Salvador (Sr. Roberta Rorke)
~ Sisters and Lay People Collaborate to Meet Global Needs (by Sr. Roberta Rorke)
~ Sr. Maureen Newman risks her freedom to raise awareness at SOA protest
~ New Providence Associates in Seattle, Great Falls, Portland, Burbank and Spokane
~ General Council visits Washington; regional conference in Spokane
~ Thank you to donors
~ University of Great Falls celebrates 70 years
~ SPs celebrate 25 years in Haiti
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Obits

  • Sr. Mary Stephen O’Brien
  • Sedonia Doyon
  • Reda Perrault

~ Briefs

  • Sr. Karen graduates from UGF
  • Sr. Brenda wins essay contest
  • Providence Chapel to close in Seattle
  • Sisters invite women to summer retreat
  • Providence Event 2003 to be in Spokane

~ Providence Child Center honors SPs with Heart of Gold Award
~ Come and See weekend in Yakima (photo)