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"La tire Sainte-Catherine" in Marguerite Bourgeoys' days

While enjoying a piece of tire Sainte-Catherine (Saint Catherine's Day taffy), did you ever stop and ask yourself: Where does it come from?

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A Visitation to The Small Plot

On Saturday, October 20th our eight‐year old spirituality group paid a visit to The Small Plot, in Three Brooks, Pictou County. There, we met a community of three sisters

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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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