Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

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


Contemplative Nuns of the Dominican Order


Contemplative Nuns of the Dominican Order, a religious order founded by St. Dominic at Notre Dame de Prouille, France, in 1205. This order, which is strictly cloistered, is given up entirely to a contemplative and devotional life. Its first Canadian establishment dates from 1925 and is located at Berthierville, Quebec.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 119.


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