Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

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


Visitation Nuns of St. Mary


Visitation Nuns of St. Mary, an order founded in France by St. Francis de Sales, bishop of Annecy . This old order is completely devoted to contemplative life, having no exterior occupations, and its members being cloistered. Two convents, one in Ottawa, Ontario, and the other at Lévis, Quebec, represent the order in Canada.


Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 246.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College