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Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin

1632-1668

 

—Co-fondatrice de l'église canadienne/Co-foundress of the Church of Canada —

 
Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Marker
Inscription.

Catherine de Longpré nait à Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte en Normandie, à douze ans et demi, elle entre au monastère des Augustines à Bayeux. À quatorze ans, elle s'offre pour aller évangelisér en Nouvelle-France. Le 31 mai 1648, elle quitte son pays et arrive à Kébec pour continuer l'oeuvre des fondatrices commencée en 1639. Marie-Catherine consacre toute sa vie au service des pauvres et des malades.

Sculpture : M. Jules la Salle, Artiste, monument éricé le 17 octobre 1991
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Catherine de Longpré was born in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte in Normandy. At the age of twelve and a half she entered the Augustinian monastery of Bayeux. When fourteen years old, she volunteered for the evangelization of New France. She left her country and arrived in Kébec on May 31, 1648 to continue the work of the foundresses begun in 1639. Marie-Catherine consecrated her whole life to the service of the poor and the sick.

Sculpture : Mr. Jules la Salle, Artist, monument erected on October 17, 1991
 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 46° 48.907′ N, 71° 12.597′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region)

Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Marker
At left side of photo
. Marker is at the intersection of rue Charlevoix and rue de-l'Hôtel-Dieu, on the right when traveling west on rue Charlevoix. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 rue Charlevoix, Québec, Quebec G1R 5C4, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site historique du Monastère-des-Augustines de-l'Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec (here, next to this marker); Les photographes Livernois (within shouting distance of this marker); Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (within shouting distance of this marker); Premier Hôpital au Canada (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Maison Marie-Joseph-Larchevêque (about 120 meters away); Calixa Lavallée (about 120 meters away); Octave Crémazie (about 150 meters away); Irish Roots in Old Québec (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Catherine de Saint-Augustin, Remembered from Quebec to Normandy. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Blessed Catherine of Saint Augustine (Catherine de Longpré, 1632-1668). (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Catherine around the World. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Statue in Monastery Garden image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin Statue in Monastery Garden
Centre Catherine-de-Saint-Augustin Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
4. Centre Catherine-de-Saint-Augustin Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on September 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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