Mission Week Quiz results and winner announced!
Published September 28, 2015
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Mission Week Quiz! All responses that recieved an 80% or better on the quiz were entered into a drawing for a prize from Mission Integration and Spiritual Formation. After calculating the survey responses... we have a winner! Congratulations to Leslie Knudsen-Wells, clinical informatics specialist, for winning a great prize.
Here are the answers from this year's quiz:
- The Mission of Providence Health & Services is: As people of Providence, we reveal God's love to all, especially the poor and vulnerable through our compassionate service.
- Why do we celebrate Mission Week: All of the above. (To inspire all of us as caregivers to continue the healing ministry, to anchor ourselves in a common sense of purpose, to remember that we are called to a sacred ministry that compels is to care deeply for others.)
- Mother Emilie Gamelin died on Sept. 23, 1851 at the age of 51. True
- The five core values of Providence Health & Services are: Respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship
- The Yellow House on the corner of Saint Catherine and Saint Christopher Streets in Montreal was the location of Emilie Gamelin's first major public ministry. Today, what building stands in that spot? A McDonalds
- In the first of this year's Moment to Meditate reflection, we introduced the "love letter" that was written by the Sisters of Providence to the new sponsors. What was the letter entitled? Hopes and Aspirations
- In The Bell and the River, which chronicles the voyage of Mother Joseph from Montreal through the establishment of our initial ministries in the Pacific Northwest, she is referred to as visiting the chapel to engage in what kind of prayer? Half-planning, half-praying
- The entrance to the Emergency Department, there is a walkway made of bricks that represent donations made in memory of or in honor of certain people or groups. One brick there is simply inscribed as "HIDDEN". What is the significance of that brick? Hidden bricks were manufactured by the Hidden family, who were active in helping the Sisters build the Academy in Vancouver and remain close friends of Providence.
- Providence Health & Services uses a facilitated process to work through the ethical principles and implications of certain major strategic decisions. This process is known as the: Ethical Discernment Process
Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to send out Friday's Moment to Meditate message but we have included it here: