The Feast Day of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys is January 12. In preparation, here are some links:
The Life and Spirituality of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys from the Canadian Bishops.
The CCCB English Sector Office for Evangelization and Catechesis has developed catechetical resources on the life and spirituality of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys.
- Link to the biography of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys (PDF)
- Link to CCCB catechetical resources in English
- Link to the Website of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Link to a video marking Marguerite Bourgeoys’s birthday (April 17)
Who are you Marguerite? from the Congregation of Notre Dame
The Congrégation de Notre-Dame is a Catholic community of women religious of apostolic faith founded in the by Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, first educator of Montreal and a pioneer of New France.
Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum Our Mission: Conserve, showcase and share the memory of Marguerite Bourgeoys, her invaluable works and legacy, by explaining the role of this key figure in the birth of our city, as its first educator, a pioneer and entrepreneur, a founder and great promoter of Montreal – a woman of character whose values still resonate today.