Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

French Canadian sister and Founder of Schools

To move from France to the New World colony of Montreal in the middle of the wilds was a challenge and a half. Huts in the woods with primitive pioneer conditions included attacks by Iroquois.

She and a handful of sisters persevered, and when some well-meaning Bishop thought she and the sisters should be cloistered for their own protection she just scoffed at him.

He was told in no uncertain terms exactly what they did need, including more sisters and equipment so they could get on with things.

He wisely acquiesced. Montreal was on its way.

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Facts and Figures

Name: Marguerite Bourgeoys
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1620-1700
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1068

Copy this link to share with anyone:

Share this page on social media:

Link to this page:

HTML: To link to this page, just copy and paste the link below into your blog, web page or email.

BBCODE: To link to this page in a forum post or comment box, just copy and paste the link code below:

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page

Oh woe. Javascript is switched off in your browser.
Some bits of this website may not work unless you switch it on.