Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception

Religious institute founded by Abbe Bourassa in 1902 at Notre Dame des Neiges, near Montreal, for the conversion of pagan nations and the propagation of the faith. The institute includes schools, orphanages, workrooms, nurseries, hospitals, and a leper home, in Canada, China, Japan, Italy, and the Philippines. The mother-house is at Outremont, Montreal.

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