Venerable Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon


One of nine children born to Louis-Marc Turgeon and Angèle Labrecque; her father died when Elisabeth was 15 years old. She graduated from Laval Normal School in Quebec, Canada in 1862, and taught at several schools. Founded the Sisters of Our Lady of the Rosary on 12 September 1879, and served as its first superior.





  • on 17 September 2014 Pope Francis promulgated a decree of a miracle obtained through the intercession of Venerable Marie-Elisabeth
  • if you have information relevant to this Cause, contact
       Sœurs de Notre Dame du Saint-Rosaire
       375, rue Lasalle
       Rimouski, Qué. G5L 3V6, CANADA

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon“. 18 September 2014. Web. 24 October 2014. <>