Open House, September 22, 2013

Photos : Samantha Etane


The visitors' book. An estimated 300 people visited the mother house during this event.


Visitors toured rooms on four different floors of the house.


At several locations throughout the house, sisters and members of the mother house personnel welcomed visitors and elaborated on the information found on the large poster boards.


Objects from different time periods were displayed.


Conference on architecture.


In the chapel, Sr. Denise Lamarche, CND, points out details of the statue of Our Lady of Schools.


Several works and organizations of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame were represented.


Sister Atsuko Nakamoto and Sister Lisette Drainville watching a video presentation.


The Atelier La Girelle.


The Associate Relationship team presented photos, posters and brochures along with a visitors' book.


A display dedicated to Mother Sainte-Anne-Marie and her biography written by Claude Gravel.


One of fifty-eight exhibits displayed during the event.


Some of our History…

Marguerite Bourgeoys ( 366 Ko)

Marguerite Bourgeoys and the Filles du Roy ( 406 Ko)

The Congrégation de Notre-Dame Mother Houses :

Historical Painting 1653-1893 ( 297 Ko)

Alhambra Monument in Memory of Marguerite Bourgeoys ( 477 Ko)

Architectural Study of the Building at 2330 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal ( 407 Ko)

École normale Jacques-Cartier – Girls’ Section / École normale Notre-Dame-de-Montréal
( 312 Ko)

Notre-Dame Secretarial College ( 958 Ko)

Our Lady of Schools ( 283 Ko)

Motto and Coat of Arms ( 396 Ko)

Mother Sainte-Anne-Marie, Pioneer in Higher Education for Young Women ( 344 Ko)

The Generalate ( 292 Ko)

The Heart of Marguerite Bourgeoys ( 285 Ko)

The Present Chapel of the Mother House ( 377 Ko)

Two Time Capsules Buried in the Walls of the Current Mother House ( 408 Ko)


A Look at our Missions

Who are the Sisters of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame in Central America? ( 498 Ko)

After 350 Years, the Journey Continues in Eight Countries on Five Continents…
( 348 Ko)

Douvangar, Cameroun ( 405 Ko)

Liberating Education in Maison de Lauberivière ( 322 Ko)

Faith and Light ( 329 Ko)

Art Therapist, Psychosynthesis Counselor and Spiritual Director ( 305 Ko)

The Many Faces of Mission ( 425 Ko)

Why is the Congrégation de Notre-Dame at the UN? ( 454 Ko)

La Petite maison des enfants soleil, Centre for Educational Support Children – Women
( 414 Ko)

St. Joseph Renewal Centre ( 371 Ko)

Sakura No Seibo ( 332 Ko)

Religious Life in the 21st Century ( 367 Ko)


The Services at the Mother House

Archives Services of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame ( 323 Ko)

Communication Services ( 377 Ko)

Promoting Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation at the Heart of the Mission of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame ( 455 Ko)

Associate Relationship of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame ( 327 Ko)


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