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The Youville Crèche [Nursery]

Mother d’Youville received the first “foundling” at the Montreal General Hospital in 1754, beginning over two centuries of receiving & caring for abandoned children. A wing of the hospital was […]

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Maisonneuve Hospital (1949-1967)

In 1949 the Grey Nuns accepted a proposal from the Provincial Health Minister to create a 500-bed hospital in Montreal’s east-end and the following year the Maisonneuve Hospital Corporation was […]

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Film by Sr. Flore Barrette, s.g.m.

Our viewing suggestion for you today is a film excerpt made in the 1950s by Sr. Flore Barrette, s.g.m. (1897-1984). The Chronicles of the Mother House Studio allow us to […]

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Home Economics School (1905-1964)

The School was founded in the Grey Nuns Motherhouse in 1905 for the resident young female orphans. Its stated mission was to provide training in Christian virtues, to prepare them […]

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Bon Jour Toi Center

Exactly 35 years ago, Bishop Grégoire blessed the premises of the Bon Jour Toi Center, inaugurated two weeks earlier. Located at 1187 St-Mathieu Street, in the Saint-Mathieu Wing of the […]

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Monsignor Chaumont Institute (1957-1971)

Cardinal Paul-Émile Leger, the Grey Nuns agreed in 1957 to manage an educational program for epileptic children, having previous experience with the education of epileptic children in Chambly and in […]

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