Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
Juky 2008

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Sisters of Mercy


Sisters of Mercy (Miséricorde). This community was founded in Montreal in 1848 by Mgr. Bourget  and by Madame Rosalie Jetté, Soeur de la Nativité. In addition to its special work, which is the reclamation of sinners, it has established and operated a number of hospitals throughout Can­ada and parts of the United States.


Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Volume VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 11.

© 2008 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College