Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary


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) [cite web|url=http://www.snjm.org|title=Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary Official Site] is a teaching order founded at Longueuil, Québec, Canada in 1843 by (Eulalie Durocher) Blessed Mother Marie-Rose (1811- 1849) [cite web|url=http://www.snjm.org/EnglishContent/mmreng.htm|title=Marie Rose Durocher] for the Christian education of young girls. [cite web|url=http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10678a.htm|title=Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary|work=Catholic Encyclopedia]

Their motto is : "Jésus Et Marie Ma Force Et Ma Glorie"

Since 1843, the SNJM's mission to educate young girls has extended beyond Québec [cite web|url=http://www.snjmqc.ca|title=Soeurs des Saints Noms de Jésus et de Marie du Québec] into other Canadian provinces, including Manitoba [cite web|url=http://www.snjmmb.ca|title=Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary Manitoba] and Ontario. [cite web|url=http://www.snjmusontario.org|title=SNJM Ontario-US] [cite web|url=http://www.mnsi.net|title/~snjmont/|title=SNJM Ontario]

Their mission of education also continues internationally, in the United States, Haiti, Lesotho, [cite web|url=http://www.snjm.org/lesotho|title=Baitlami ba Mabitso a Halalelang a Jesu le Maria] and South America.

Within the United States, the Sisters have established missions in New York [cite web|url=http://www.snjmny.org|title=SNJM New York] , California [cite web|url=http://www.holynames.net|title=SNJM California] , Oregon [cite web|url=http://www.sistersoftheholynames.org/oregon|title=SNJM Oregon] , Florida [cite web|url=http://www.snjmusontario.org/Florida.html|title=SNJM Florida] , Mississippi [cite web|url=http://www.snjmusontario.org/Mississippi_Mission_Centre.html|title=SNJM Mississippi] and Washington [cite web|url=http://www.snjmusontario.org/Washington.html|title=SNJM Washington State] , among other states. [cite web|url=http://www.snjmusontario.org/Mid-Atlantic.html|title=SNJM Mid Atlantic United States]

Schools opened

Many left Canada for America to open more schools, including:

*Holy Names Academy in Seattle, Washington
*Holy Names High School in Oakland, California
*Holy Names University in Oakland, California
*Marylhurst University in Marylhurst, Oregon
*Saint Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica, California

External links

* [http://www.snjm.org/ Official Web Page]
* [http://www.snjmusontario.org/index.html Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, U.S.-Ontario Province]
* [http://www.snjm.org/EnglishContent/mmreng.htm Page on Mother Marie-Rose Durocher]
* [http://www.snjm.org/EnglishContent/historyeng.htm History]
* [http://www.snjm.org/EnglishContent/whereeng.htm World Wide Locations]
* Holy Names High School

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