Primary school students accompanied by a Sister
Saint-Thomas-de-Montmagny (Montmagny), Quebec, [ca. 1950].
Co-ed class at Saint Martin's Convent
New Victoria, Nova Scotia, 1956.
Culinary Art class at collège Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Montreal, Quebec, [ca. 1925].
Sixth grade class at Collège Sacré-Coeur
Makak, Cameroun, [after 1970].
Pages taken from a manuscript collection of hymns and noted motets
Montreal, Province of Quebec (Québec), [17-].
Religious and lay teachers on the playground with the students
Fukushima, Japan, 1938.
Catechism course taught by Sister Joan Lewis
Cuilco, Guatemala, [1990 or 1991].
Sister Sainte-Suzanne-Maureen (Suzan O'Halloran) playing skip rope with students at Villa Maria Academy
Bronx, New York, United States, [19-].
Students in the chemistry lab at collège Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Montreal, Quebec, 1963.
Sisters and students feeding chicks and hens at École normale classico-ménagère farm
Saint-Pascal-de- Kamouraska (Saint-Pascal), Quebec, [between 1920 or 1923].
Faith in Action
Relive the remarkable history of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame founded by Marguerite Bourgeoys. As the abundantly illustrated story unfolds, the public and students discover the work in education that began in Montreal and that was established, over the course of more than three centuries, on five contents. Each section shows how the Congrégation de Notre-Dame sisters – caring citizens and passionate educators – innovated and contributed to the development of society.