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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

On this feast day of the Immaculate Conception, we would like to share with you a treasure from our collection. It is the first processional banner of the Children of […]

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150th Anniversary of St. Boniface Hospital

The St. Boniface Hospital in Manitoba is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Today we present to you the first video of a series the Archives and Collections Department of […]

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320th anniversary of Marguerite d’Youville

On October 15, 1701, Marguerite d’Youville, born Marie-Marguerite Dufrost de Lajemmerais, founder of the Sisters of Charity of Montreal, known as the Grey Nuns, was born in Varennes. Today we […]

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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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