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Genesis offering free virtual programs to activate hope, healing

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Responding to the COVID pandemic, Genesis finds new ways to encourage and support community.

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Special grant awarded for opioid grief support

Special grant awarded for opioid grief support

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Sister Madeleine Joy is part of a special program offering grief support via teleconference.

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Coping with COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19

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The Sisters of Providence and all our ministries have been focused and preparing for the arrival of the Coronavirus since February.

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Sister Elizabeth Oleksak honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sister Elizabeth Oleksak honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

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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

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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

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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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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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Though each of us is but a tiny thread, each one of us is necessary to complete the tapestry.

- Sister Ruth McGoldrick, SP