Caritas Newsletters 2005

Winter 2005

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~ Christmas greetings from Leadership Team to begin 150th anniversary year
~ MJ Award to Bill Bouten
~ 150th list of events
~ 150th calendar promo
~ Alternative Associations Task Force
~ SNJMs honor Providence (SPs and Rich and Barb Umbdenstock)
~ Friends: Srs. Susanne Hartung and Marta Alvear
~ Christina Wong comes to Spokane for novitiate
~ Vocation ad
~ Briefs

  • Relic of Blessed Emilie at St. Joseph’s Church, Yakima
  • Permanent historical exhibit at Yakima Regional Medical Center
  • Mary Butler, PA, receives Sr. Peter Claver Award
  • New PA in Seattle
  • Heart Follies 2006 (Sr. Lillian and Bill Bouten, PA)

~ Obit – Sr. Anne Kovis
~ Please Remember in Prayer ~ Providence aids Guatemala and El Salvador


Fall 2005

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~ Sr. Karin Dufault leads Supportive Care of the Dying
~ Jubilarians
~ Briefs

  • Sr. Alexis receives St. Catherine Alumnae Award
  • Sr. Bea receives service award from Seattle U
  • Sr. Michelle receives first Woman of Providence award
  • PHS alumni, Burbank, honor Srs. Mary and Lucille
  • MJ statue repaired at Riverfront Park, Spokane
  • Sr. Lang Tran graduates
  • Sr. Jessica renews vows
  • SP window from Providence Seattle finds new home at Providence Medford

~ Vocation ad
~ Obits

  • Sr. Lucille Tremblay
  • Sr. Louisa Hageman
  • Alexis Greshom, PA

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Sisters fight trafficking of humans through UNANIMA


Summer 2005

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~ Sr. Roberta revisits Africa (with Mark Koenig)
~ Providence International Missions in partnerships in Uganda, Kenya and Cameroon
~ Sr. Margarita enters community
~ Sr. Elizabeth joins GU ministry office
~ Sr. Lucille retires as principal of Providence High School, Burbank
~ The amazingly talented Sr. Felma
~ Sr. Jane celebrates 100th birthday
~ Briefs

  • Cemetery renamed in Vancouver
  • Archives volunteer Heather Trescases wins award
  • Sr. Pam White retires as director for PAs, continues preserving SP legacy
  • New PAs in Seattle
  • NW Catholic Women?s Convocation, Seattle
  • Summer vocation retreat planned
  • Everett centennial celebration (Sr. Dorothy Klingele)

~ Ministries bid farewell to Sr. Dona (WomanSpirit), Sr. Bea (Providence Hospitality House)
~ Obits

  • Sr. Catherine Palmatier
  • Jim Nibler, PA

~ Vocation ad
~ Sr. Jacqueline’s grandfather honored in Victoria, BC


Spring 2005

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~ El Salvador mission celebrates 10th anniversary
~ Appointments: Alaine Qualls, provincial secretary; Sr. Anita Butler, provincial treasurer
~ 2005-09 Leadership Team installed
~ HUD funds Providence Vincent House renovation and rent subsidies
~ Sr. Anna Loan returns to Vietnam to teach
~ Province welcomes Sr. Silvia
~ Vocation ad
~ Thank you to donors
~ Briefs

  • Tsunami relief from Providence
  • Anti-SOA demonstration
  • Retirement party for Roberta Sample, PA
  • Dedication of MEG statue at Emilie Court
  • Sr. Peter Claver Award nominees (Bill Bouten, Mary Butler, Jay Staebell, PAs)
  • Vancouver/Portland PAs thank sisters
  • Seattle mayor proclaims Mt. St. Vincent Day

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Sisters introduce website with new features