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Les Soeurs de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame is a Catholic religious congregation founded in Ville-Marie (Montréal) in the 17th century by Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys. The Congregation has 600 sisters in Canada, the United States, Japan, Honduras, Guatemala, Salvador and Cameroon. Women of faith and commitment, the sisters of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame are well known in Quebec for their exceptional contribution to the education of girls and boys and for the creation of the first schools of higher education for girls. In addition, they are present in the places where there is need and come to the aid of those who are struggling and marginalized. 

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News from Visitation Province

Sisters gathered at the CND Health Center in Sydney for a touching All Souls Day celebration

As each name was called, a sister would light a candle in her memory, giving time to offer thanks for a life well lived. This was followed by a communion service with music provided by Sister Elaine Hawrylak. We marked the end of our celebration with time together and refreshments.

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News from Visitation Province

October Happenings in Kingston

On Saturday, October 8th of the Thanksgiving weekend there were stars of many colours everywhere as the Kingston CND Sisters gathered at the Providence Motherhouse to celebrate the 90th Birthday of Sister Elaine O’Grady, CND. Among her gifts was a container filled with a star for every year of her life. Elaine chose a few and shared an event from that particular year. To welcome her into the nineties was a second celebrant, Sister Rosemarie Kennedy, CND who also had a birthday that week. There were treats and cake to celebrate these two women who have made a difference in so many lives over the years. May they live to be a “100”.

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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

Mother House

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