Public Memorials to Sisters of Providence

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Mother Joseph

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Quarter-size Statues of Mother Joseph in Sponsored Ministries
Smaller versions of the Felix de Weldon statue of Mother Joseph (1980).

  • Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage
  • Providence Everett Medical Center, Everett, Washington
  • Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, Washington
  • Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford, Oregon
  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, California
  • Sisters of Providence Mother House, Montreal, Quebec
  • St. Mary Hospital, Walla Walla, Washington
  • University of Great Falls, Great Falls, Montana
  • St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Montana
  • Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, Washington
  • Providence Extended Care Center, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Mother Joseph Care Center, Olympia, Washington
  • Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, Oregon
  • Providence Health & Services Washington Regional Offices, Renton, Washington
  • Providence Newberg Hospital, Newberg, Oregon

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Blessed Emilie Gamelin

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Other Sisters of Providence

  • Portrait of Sister Bernadette Botch by Ken Spiering, created for Bernadette Place, Spokane, Washington, winter 2003.
  • Plaque in honor of Sister Simonne Begin at Harvest Health Center in North Carolina, dedicated fall 2002.
  • Recognition of Sister Peter Claver Thomas on the wall of the Journal of Business, Spokane, Washington. Sister Peter Claver was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame, Spokane, in 2002 .
  • Signed, limited edition bronze medallion, created by sculptor Steve Gurtz, in Sister Loretta Marie Marceau's likeness is given by the Volunteers of America, Spokane, Washington. The first medallion was given in November 2007.

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Awards

  • Sister Peter Claver Award given by Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, 1993-current, to honor a person who exemplifies the mission, commitment, and qualities of Sister Peter Claver.
  • Providence High School in Burbank, California, confers the Mother Joseph Award at the annual Graduation Ceremonies. The award was instituted in 1981 when the statue of Mother Joseph was installed in Statuary Hall, and is considered the highest award that can be received by a graduating senior.
  • Bishop Blanchet High School, Seattle, presents a Mother Joseph Service Award to one sophomore boy and one sophomore girl who have been committed to conduct above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Award in Sr. Loretta Marie's likeness that is given by Hope House to supporters.
  • Mother Joseph Award given by Mother Joseph Province, 2002-current, to a person who exemplifies the same values as Mother Joseph, to whom God has given the flame of compassion, courage, and loving service to those in need.

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Miscellaneous

  • Plaque marking the site of Seattle’s first hospital, Providence Hospital, 5th and Madison Streets, Seattle, Washington, dedicated 1967. The U.S. Federal Courthouse now occupies this site.
  • Sculpture, The Call and the Challenge by Ken Spiering, Riverfront Park, Spokane, Washington, 1986. Commissioned in recognition of the centennial of Sacred Heart Medical Center, the piece depicts a Sister of Providence laying bricks.
  • The first residence of the Sisters of Providence in St. Ignatius, Montana, is now a museum and can be seen on the grounds of St. Ignatius Mission.
  • Time capsules buried in Spokane, Washington (outside Mount St. Joseph) and Renton, Washington (outside the Regional offices) contain copies of "The Bell and the River" and a chaplet from one of the Sisters of Providence.

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