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Rest in peace Sister Doris Exford, SP

Rest in peace Sister Doris Exford, SP

Posted in: In Memoriam

Sister Doris Exford, SP, formerly known as Sister Mary Columba, was called to new life on February 20, 2020.

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Please pray for Sister Ann Horgan, SP

Posted in: In Memoriam

Sister Ann Horgan, formerly known as Sister Mary Concepta, was a native of Worcester, Mass.

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Sister Elizabeth Oleksak honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sister Elizabeth Oleksak honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted in: What’s New, Events

The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce presented Sister Elizabeth with the award at it’s annual meeting.

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Grand Opening for Sisters of Providence new Hillside Residence

Grand Opening for Sisters of Providence new Hillside Residence

Posted in: What’s New, Events

The opening of Hillside Residence, the Sisters of Providence’s newest ministry, was nearly a decade in the making.

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State and civic leaders laud innovative new affordable elder housing program

State and civic leaders laud innovative new affordable elder housing program

Posted in: What’s New, Events

Hillside Residence is expected to demonstrate the benefits of collaborating to offer comprehensive helathcare and affordable housing to serve frail, low-income elders.

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Sister Julie Crane experiences the joy of welcoming immigrants to the U.S.

Sister Julie Crane experiences the joy of welcoming immigrants to the U.S.

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Sister Julie Crane traveled to the U.S.-Mexian border to volunteer at La Posada Providencia.

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Over 146 years of stories, headlines and photos

Over 146 years of stories, headlines and photos

Our pioneer Sisters came to Holyoke in 1873 as members of another community from Kingston, Ont., Canada. In 1892, we became incorporated as the Sisters of Providence, an independent congregation in the Springfield Diocese.

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Very often our failures are our greatest blessings.

- Mother Mary Consilii Carney