Many of the Pacific Northwest's medical facilities were begun in the 1800's by a small group of selfless women called the Sisters of Providence. Discover the fascinating stories of these courageous nuns, beginning with Emilie Gamelin of Montreal and on to Mother Joseph, who helped start Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Father LaCombe Home near Calgary and Wings of Providence in Edmonton.

Subjects: History, Pacific Northwest History, Canadian History, Ministries, Education, Medicine, Schools, Hospitals

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