Mother Joseph Province welcomes five sisters
The month of May brought five sisters into the Mother Joseph Province family: three who have formed a local community in the Philippines and two who have transferred into the province from Chile.
On May 17, at the close of the General Leadership Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, Mother Joseph Province welcomed the Philippines and its three sisters to its membership. The following afternoon, Sisters Julia (Julie) Macasieb, SP, Dalisay (Beth) Rayray, SP, and Lucila (Lucy) Vasquez, SP, came to Seattle for a joyous welcoming celebration at St. Joseph Residence.
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Top 10 reasons Mother Joseph Statuary Hall memorial should remain
Here are the top 10 reasons why Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart, a Sister of Providence, was memorialized in 1977 in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol and why she should remain there.
10) This woman of extraordinary compassion, creativity, skill, vision and deep faith came to the West in 1856 with four other sisters with a clear mission: to fill the unmet needs of God’s people on the frontier.
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Sacred Heart Maternity Clinic named for “Father-Doctor Stan”
At a gathering of Providence leaders, Sisters of Providence, physicians and obstetrics caregivers on March 31, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, renamed its maternity clinic the Father Stan Malnar, MD, Maternity Clinic.
St. Joseph of the Flood statue finds a home at St. Joseph Residence
On March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph, a statue of this patron saint of Mother Joseph and of St. Joseph Residence found its way back to the sisters for a blessing and rededication ceremony. Engraved on its base is “St. Joseph of the Flood, of June 1894."