Other Grey Nun Congregations*

Sisters of Charity of Montreal (SGM)

Montreal 2

Original foundation of St. Marguerite d’Youville, founded in 1737 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Today SGM’s serve in Canada, USA, Brazil and Columbia.

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Grey Nuns of Montreal   www.sgm.qc.ca

Sisters of Charity “Grey Nuns” (Alberta, Western Canada) www.greynuns.ab.ca

Sisters of Charity of St. Hyacinthe (SCSH)Hyacinth 2

Founded to serve the poor in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada in 1840 at the request of the Bishop. Today the SCSH’s serve in Canada, USA, Haiti.

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Sisters of Charity of Ottawa (SCO)Ottawa 2

Four Grey Nuns of Montreal, led by Mother Elizabeth Bruyere, founded this community in 1845. They extended service to the poor of Bytown (Ottawa), Ontario, Canada. Today the SCO’s serve in Canada, USA, Brazil, Japan, Central Africa, South Africa, and Haiti.

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Sisters of Charity of Quebec (SCQ)Quebec 2

Four Grey Nuns of Montreal, led by Mother Marcelle Mallet in 1849 were sent to serve the people of Quebec City, Quebec. Today the SCQ’s serve in Canada, USA, Japan, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.


Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (GSIC)Immaculate Conception 2

Founded in 1926 by 77 Grey Nuns of Ottawa. The Grey Sisters serve in Canada and the Dominican Republic.


* The photo at the top was taken at the annual gathering of Grey Nun Leadership 2014 in Montreal. Pictured from left to right are:

Sr. Julia Lanigan, GNSH (Yardley), Jacqueline St-Yves, SGM, (Montreal), Lorraine Desjardin, SCO (Ottawa); Carmelle Landry, SCQ (Quebec), Diane Boudoin, SCSH (St. Hyacinthe), Joan Cronin, GSIC (Pembroke)


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