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October 31, 2012: 30th Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, Foundress of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame and Canada's First Saint

It was 30 years ago, on October 31, 1982 that His Holiness Pope John Paul II proclaimed Marguerite Bourgeoys a Saint. Mother of the Colony, first teacher of Ville-Marie, pioneer social worker in New France and foundress of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame, Marguerite Bourgeoys became Canada's first Saint (Saint Marguerite d'Youville, canonized in 1990, was the first Canadian born saint).

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Vocation News

Three days in Montreal at the end of August offered Lucille and Peggy a particularly

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Sister Deborah Warner's final vows

Friday, September 21 was a memorable day in Visitation Province as Sister Deborah Warner pronounced her final vows at

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