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World Africa Day

On World Africa Day, we celebrate the work of religious sisters on this continent. The sisters have devoted themselves above all to health and education. They have also lent their […]

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Fire

On May 18, 1765, a major fire broke out at the General Hospital, throwing Marguerite d’Youville, the Grey Nuns and their residents out on the street. Archives document the extensive […]

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Founding of the Accueil Bonneau

We would like to celebrate the founding of the Accueil Bonneau by acknowledging the invaluable work done by the Grey Nuns, volunteers and employees of this organization. For 147 years, […]

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Centre Bon Jour Toi

On April 27, 1983, the Centre Bon Jour Toi opened in the St-Mathieu wing of the Grey Nuns’ Mother House. The center offers services to women who are alone or […]

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World Book and Copyright Day

World Book and Copyright Day is an opportunity to highlight a very important author for the community, Sister Clémentine Drouin (1876-1937). This nun anonymously wrote two reference works on the […]

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Canadian cinema day

Today is a day to celebrate Canadian cinema. To mark the occasion, we present a short excerpt from an 8 mm film shot by Sister Simonne Lapointe, s.g.m., in 1958. […]

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Total eclipse

On August 31, 1932, the nuns and residents of the Mother House were also able to observe a total eclipse, as we will be able to do this afternoon. Unfortunately, […]

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