the request of Bishop Ignace Bourget, she went to Longueuil to
found a new teaching community with her companions Henriette
December 8, 1844, the three foundresses made their religious profession
in the church of Longueuil. In this same church,
on October 6, 1849, Bishop Ignace Bourget presided at the funeral
of Mother Marie-Rose, who died on October 6 at the age of thirty-eight.
her faith, her judgment and her apostolic creativity, this woman
had a great influence on the society and the Church of Quebec.
A born educator, she knew how to develop people's gifts and
how to open her congregation to the future.
She was beatified in Rome by Pope John Paul II on May 23, 1982,
and her remains are now at the Cocathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue,
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