Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2008

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


Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi


Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi. This Congregation was founded at Lyon, France, in 1838, by Anne Roulet. It undertakes the education of young girls, the direction of orphanages, and the care of the sick. The congregation was first established in Canada in 1904. It has several houses in the province of Quebec.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Volume VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 17.

© 2008 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College