Stories

70 Join First Providence Village Community Conversation

A room of strangers with like-hearted intention weave fabric of community When asked how many people knew 90 per cent of those in the room very few hands went up. 50 per cent? Not many...

Sisters Confident Heirloom Seeds Will Be ‘Treasured For The Future’

This story has been published here and in its original form with the permission of Meghan Balogh, Kingston Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network. A 20-year project to save and store heirloom seeds is beginning a new season with...

Providence Village to Be a Place of Peace and Tranquility

Shared values and intentions can cultivate diversity and safety When he walks onto these grounds, Brian Hogan experiences a sense of peace. He isn’t sure why exactly but suddenly he feels more open, grounded, and...

Providence Village to Be a Campus of Care

Retired Providence Care CEO was looking for something innovative Cathy Dunne remembers, seven years ago, looking for something different, something new, something innovative. She wasn’t alone. Her colleagues...

Building a Community of People Helping People

Kingston's Providence Motherhouse property to become Providence Village From day care to long-term care and from mental health support to affordable housing, the Sisters of Providence shared their vision to build a nexus...

Providence Village Launches Website

A new logo, website, enewsletter to share the unfolding story of Providence Village A village is more than its buildings and grounds. Much more. People, their relationships, and how they care for one another is...

‘With the Sisters, it Feels Like More Than a Job’

Archivist offers peek into role at Providence From an orphan’s report card to the details of a Sister’s mission abroad, Veronica Stienburg has history at her fingertips. In speaking with Veronica, it’s clear she has a...
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Heirloom Seed Sanctuary Being Passed to Next Generation

“It was truly a wonderful experience to hear the energy and heart in each of the people present who have the life of the seed and its future held gently in their heart and hands.”