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KFPL’s Climate Feelings Circle will address emotional responses to climate crisis

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has partnered with the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation office of the Sisters of Providence to offer the Kingston Climate Feelings Circle. According to a release from KFPL, the Circle will be a space to connect with other community members experiencing heavy and

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Cantabile Choirs offer bursaries for members thanks to generous gift

In preparation for their 25th season, Cantabile Choirs of Kingston have received a major gift from the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul which, alongside generous gifts from private donors, will be used to provide financial assistance to local singers. The community choral organization, which has grown to offer a wide variety of musical education and performance

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Sisters of Providence gift $5M to the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul will be making a $5 Million transformational gift to help the Kingston community respond to some of the greatest needs among the youngest and oldest citizens — to build resiliency in children and to reduce loneliness and isolation among seniors. The

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Seed Stewards renew commitment to caring for local heirloom seeds

After the closure of the Sisters of Providence Heirloom Seed Sanctuary in Kingston two years ago, the seeds in their possession were gifted to the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) and Ratinenhayén:thos, an Indigenous seed stewardship organization at Tyendinaga. At that time a Rematriation Ceremony was held, with everyone

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Climate concerns focus of upcoming KFPL workshops

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) will be hosting interactive workshops this fall on the current climate emergency, and how we can focus our energy, as individuals and as a community, on addressing climate change. Kingston became the first city in Ontario to declare a climate emergency, on March 5, 2019. 

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Project to bring together religious archives at the Church of the Good Thief

The beautiful limestone church on King Street West has stood empty for quite some time, but a joint effort from multiple religious partners will see the building continue to hold its religious significance in an entirely new way. The Archdiocese of Kingston, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de

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Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street

History takes many shapes in the city of Kingston, from historic homes and famous meetings, to the people who have walked the streets of our fair community. Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street, surround by the prayers and worship of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Vincent de Paul,

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Knights of Columbus raise $14k towards Providence Village project

More than 100 golfers headed to Camden Braes Golf and Country Club for the seventh annual Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament hosted by the St. Paul the Apostle Council 9652 on Monday, Jun. 15, 2019. The event raised $14,000 as part of the Knights of Columbus Diocesan Association’s $100,000

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Mayor announces tenant representatives for Task Force on Housing

At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, Mayor Bryan Paterson made it very clear he intended his Task Force on Housing to begin work right away. That same night, Council voted unanimously to add two tenant representatives to the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing, which was already

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Knights of Columbus make $300k in donations to area churches and Providence Manor

When it comes to supporting local organizations, sometimes that means one organization supporting another. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, several local organizations received generous donations that will help support their connection and service to the Kingston community – and all the funds came from just one local support organization. A

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