Teens’ Corner


If you are a high school student and you want to know more about New France and the work of Marguerite-Bourgeoys, Zone MB [12-17] is for you!

This section shows you three historical angles:

A teenager in the 17th century
Through richly illustrated texts, you will learn what life was like for teens living in the 17th century, at the time of Marguerite Bourgeoys.

Historical Context
This section offers you three chronological scenes which simultaneously depict the life of Marguerite Bourgeoys and key moments in the history of New France and France in the 17th and 18th centuries. You will find it to be a wealth of information on the persons and events which have marked history.

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. A fascinating saga!
This section tells the story of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, which was begun by Marguerite Bourgeoys in the mid 17th century. Today the chapel is one of Montreal’s finest patrimonial gems!