A Season of Hope

Who could have dreamed as we entered 2020 that the whole world would be dealt the blow of COVID-19, that millions of people’s lives would be forever changed?

I dare to guess no one.

Yet that is exactly what has happened and the world still looks for a reprieve, a cure, an end. Has this virus had the final say?

I also dare to say a resounding no.

How to describe it? As Charles Dickens so famously said in A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.”

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Cycling With Sisters

Dear Sisters,

What a show you put on last Saturday as you biked through the trail from Saint Peters to Morell and back to Saint Peters, praying at different spots!

I watched on my phone as you began your journey...

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St. Marguerite Bourgeoys and the Congregation of Notre-Dame Honoured in Kingston, Ontario

On a beautiful October day, a sturdy Sugar Maple tree was planted in City Park, Kingston, Ontario. It was accompanied by a commemorative plaque that read:

“Dedicated to the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame in honour of the 400th Anniversary of the birth of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame in Canada 1620 – 1700.”

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All the News

Our Sisters – Video Gallery

by our foundress,

Marguerite Bourgeoys

We are dedicated to our mission of liberating education
through prayer, work and community.
We follow Jesus, the Light
of the world.

Sisters Silvia Leticia Corea Sagastume, CND and Minkada Onana Brigitte, CND (CND photo, 2013)


Our Mission

Associate Relationship

Women and men committed to their baptismal call to live Jesus' mission of service, through justice, love and compassion in today's world.

As partners, sisters and associates, faithful to their personal vocation, commit themselves to proclaim by their entire life, the Good News of a God of Love.

To learn more

Sister Elizabeth King, CND, and Ms Yolande Cormier, associate, walking along the shore during an Associate Relationship meeting in Pensacola, Florida, USA
(Photo Sister Marilyn Doucette, CND, 2009)


Mother House

Office hours: monday to friday from 8:30 to 4:30 pm

General Administration
2330 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3H 1G8

Phone: 514-931-5891
Fax: 514-931-2915
Email: cnd@cnd-m.org

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