Caritas Newsletters 2008

Winter 2008

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~ Christmas message from the Leadership Team
~ 2008 Mother Joseph Award – Lynne Ballew of Anchorage, AK
~ Living the Legacy: New book on history of Sacred Heart School of Nursing
~ We’re on the radio – Sacred Heart Radio, AM 970
~ General Leadership visit
~ Briefs

  • New roles at the Providence Associate Executive Committee
  • SHMC Chapel rededication to Sr. Ethel Richardson
  • Lost windows returned to Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Welcome home to Sr. Marie Claire Soucy
  • Annual appeal – Sojourner Place and Providence Hospitality House

~ Obituary – Sr. Marie Bernadette Rogers, CSC, PHH volunteer
~ Vocation ad
~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Provincial Administration moves to Renton WA

Fall 2008

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~ Sister Rosalie Locati advances the mission of Providence at SHMC
~ Sr. Mary Hawkins retires from Providence High School

  • Key Club raises scholarship money for El Salvador
  • New quad precedes new science building

~ Mother Joseph Province Welcomes two candidates (Rosa Sen Nguyen and Hong Nga Nguyen)
~ Come & See – Vocation Discernment Live-in Weekend
~ Jubilee Celebration photos

~ Briefs

  • Tenth anniversary celebration at Providence St. Francis House
  • Welcome Srs. Deling Fernando and Lina Afinidad
  • Bouten Construction historical display features sisters
  • UGF receives stained glass from Oakland
  • Sr. Rose Byrne greets Gov. Schwarzenegger at St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Jubilee exhibit by Archives
  • SJR celebrates archbishop’s golden jubilee
  • Sr. Rose Marie Dillman has birthday bash to kick off Kennedy HS facility

~ Obit – Mildred Niehuser, SP ~ Please pray for
~ Sr. Anna Loan Nguyen becomes a U.S. citizen

Summer 2008

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~ Sisters of Providence receive honorary degree from Seattle University

  • Remarks by SU President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
  • Remarks by Provincial Superior/Leadership Team Coordinator Margaret Botch, SP

~ University of Great Falls honors Sr. Providencia Tolan with symposium and pow wow
~ El Salvador update

  • Scholarships change students’ lives
  • Sister Pauline Lemaire teaches reading

~ Sisters travel to Vietnam to explore vocations
~ Vocation ad – Come and See
~ Master’s degree research takes Sister JoAnn to India
~ Jubilarians
~ Obits

  • Anna Maureen Lynch, SP
  • Mary Christopher Querin, SP
  • Marita Chesnut, SP
  • Cecile Denis, SP
  • Bernice Grieve, PA
  • Jean Cranmore, PA
  • Charles A. Ruzicka, PA

~ Please remember in prayer
~ Briefs

  • Providence ministry named EPA ENERGY STAR
  • Sr. Anna Loan featured in documentary
  • Missoula students and museum present history of the sisters
  • ALERT: 2008 Mother Joseph Award
  • Providence High School students serenade the sisters in Seattle
  • Kennedy High School names new center for Sister Rose Marie Dillman
  • Providence High School awards
  • STOP THE DEMAND: Sisters step up the fight against trafficking in women and children


Spring 2008

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~ Earth Charter workshop
~ Ministry profile: Sr. Dianne Crawford
~ Providence Health International visits Cuba
~ Briefs

  • Cemetery renamed in Vancouver
  • SP offices to move to Renton
  • MJ Day at PH&S
  • Philippines becomes vice-province
  • MJ Day in Spokane
  • Cheryl Sjoblom retires
  • Providence Vincent House remodel
  • PHS gala in Burbank
  • New PAs in Alaska, Seattle and Walla Walla

~ Jubilarians
~ Obits

  • Sr. Judith Edwards
  • Sr. M. Michelle Holland

~ Please Remember in Prayer
~ Come and See weekend promo