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Apple harvesting

It’s apple time at the Île-St-Bernard orchard! The Grey Nuns have been growing apples there since Marguerite d’Youville bought it in 1765. It is said that she planted the first […]

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International Social Work Day

On this International Social Work Day, we wish to highlight the fundamental contribution of the Grey Nuns of Montreal to Quebec and Canadian society, through the foundation and administration of […]

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Happy New Year!

On this first day of the year, we sweep 2020 under the rug to welcome the new year hoping it will bring us health, happiness, compassion, love and peace.

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Christmas Cribs

May the magic of Christmas shine in your hearts and bring you peace and happiness.      

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December 23, 1771

249 years ago today, Marguerite d’Youville passed away at the age of 71, surrounded by her companions. If you take a walk in Old Montreal in the next few days, […]

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Turkey with chestnuts

What are you planning on cooking for the holidays? Why not try a recipe for turkey stuffed with chestnuts from the « Manuel de diététique à l’usage des écoles ménagères […]

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Anniversaries

Today is the 30th anniversary of the canonization of Saint Marguerite d’Youville and the 10th anniversary of the transfer of her mortal remains to the Basilica of Saint Anne of […]

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