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Remembering Sister Dorothy Young SP

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Sister Dorothy Young ministered in child care for the majority of her active years

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Rest in peace Sister Caroline Smith

Rest in peace Sister Caroline Smith

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Formerly known as Sister Marie Immaculate Heart, Sister Caroline was called to new life on September 6.

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Please pray for Sister Joan Manning, SP

Please pray for Sister Joan Manning, SP

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Sister Joan Manning, SP, a native of Springfield, Mass., was called to new life on September 21, 2020.

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Remembering Sister Mary Elisa Equi, SP

Remembering Sister Mary Elisa Equi, SP

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Sister Mary Elisa Equi, SP, formerly known as Sister Mary Dominic, died on April 17, 2020.

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Rest in peace Sister Doris Exford, SP

Rest in peace Sister Doris Exford, SP

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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

Please pray for Sister Ann Horgan, SP

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

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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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True growth always involves change, though not every change means true growth.

- Mother Mary Loretto Donovan