Religious habit

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On August 25, 1765, the Grey Nuns donned the taupe-gray and black religious habit. This habit was worn until the early 1960s. Following the Second Vatican Council, the congregation set about modernizing the habit. After minor and then major variations in the 1970s, it was in 1981 that the congregation adopted its current habit: a gray or beige suit with a white shirt and silver profession cross.

Source: ASGM-G,01,A,3,08, General Administration, Montreal, Evolution of the headdress, n.d.)

Source: ASGM-F054C, Habit for Postulants, Novices and Professed, Chez nous (excerpt), by Sister Flore Barrette, ca 1953-1961