Congregation of Notre Dame de Montreal

Founded at Montreal, in 1657, by Marguerite Bourgeoys, for the teaching of girls, in missions and schools. The congregation has 170 houses, including schools, colleges, a teachers' institute, normal schools, a cooking school, business schools, and kindergartens, in Canada, and the United States. The mother-house is in Montreal; the total number of religious is about 1,900.

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