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Encyclopedia > Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, (Soeurs des Saints Noms de Jésus et de Marie)[1] Motto: "Jésus Et Marie Ma Force Et Ma Glorie" is a teaching order founded at Longueuil, Québec, Canada in 1844 by (Eulalie Durocher) Blessed Mother Marie-Rose (1811- 1849) [2] for the Christian education of young girls.[3] Longueuil is a city in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from Montreal, of which it is a suburb. ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ... Jan. ... Female education is a catch-all term for a complex of issues and debates surrounding education (primary education, secondary education, tertiary education and health education in particular) for females. ...

Since 1843, the SNJM's mission to educate young girls has extended beyond Québec [4] into other Canadian provinces, including Manitoba [5] and Ontario. [6][7] Their mission of education also continues in the United States, Haiti, Lesotho, [8] and South America.

Many left Canada for America to open more schools, including Holy Names Academy in Seattle, and Holy Names High School and Holy Names University (both in Oakland, California) Holy Names Academy is a Catholic girls high school located on the east slope of Seattles Capitol Hill at 21st Avenue E. and E. Roy Street. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Holy Names High School is a private Catholic girls college preparatory high school located in the Oakland Hills in California. ... Holy Names University is a private, coeducational university located in Oakland, California. ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in California[1] and the county seat of Alameda County. ...


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It dates back to 1920, when Sister Marie-Stéphane was the director of a music study program for young girls in all the houses of the Community.
Sister Marie-Stéphane, who had become an admirer of Vincent d'Indy after hearing him lecture in Montreal in 1921, commemorated the centenary of his birth in 1951 by naming the school after him.
In August 1967 Sister Marie-Stéphane retired; she was succeeded by Sister Stella Plante 1967-78, Sister Lorraine Boulanger 1978-82, and Sister Madeleine Tanguay 1982-8, followed by Sister Marie-Paule Provost in 1988.
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