Celebrations et special events

Marguerite Bourgeoys's 400th anniversary

January 12th, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Commemorative mass

Presidence : Monseigneur Christian Lépine


March 8th, 2020, 5 p.m.
Cocktail for Congrégation de Notre-Dame's students

The event will take place at the port of Montreal grand quay. Registration needed. Link for the registration to come.


April 17th and 18th 2020, 8 p.m.
An oratorio for Marguerite Bourgeoys

Chamber oratorio composed by Maria Jimenez. New piece made up of nine scenes paired with classical singing (French and English). The event will take place at Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours chapel.

Tickets for April 17th, 8 p.m. show:

Tickets for April 18th, 3 p.m. show:

April 19th, 2020, 2 p.m.
Memories come to life

Bilingual show-conference realized with Marguerite-Bourgeoys Province, Visitation province and Marianopolis college to celebrate Marguerite Bourgeoys's 400th anniversary.  The event will take place at Marianopolis college.

April 21st to April 29th, 2020. In French only
Suivons Marguerite Bourgeoys et autre saints franco-québécois

Pèlerinage à Troyes, en collaboration avec Spiritours

Renseignements / réservations : 514 374-7965


From May 8th, 2020
Meet Marguerite

Marguerite-Bourgeoys museum's  new permanent exhibit that present this Montreal pioneer under a new eye. 

Exceptional women and sisters

Marguerite-Bourgeoys museum's new temporary exhibit that presents pioneer women.


From May 28th, 2020
Let the music play

Maison St-Gabriel's new temporary exhibit that presents congregation Notre-Dame's muscial schools history. 


July 4th, 2020, 8 p.m.
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal concert

Outdoor concert honouring Marguerite Bourgeoys's 400th anniversary celebrations. A presentation of the city of Montreal along with the OSM. The concert will take place in Le-Ber park.


Exact date to come
Ancient orchard inauguration

An ancient orchard will be recreated in the 17th century spirit, highlighting the 400th anniversary of Marguerite bourgeoys's birth. The event will take place at the Maison St-Gabriel.


Novembre 15th, 2020, noon
Around Marguerite Bourgeoys's table

Commented meal to highlight Marguerite Bourgeoys's beatification on November 12th, 1950.  Facilitator to confirm. Link to the tickets to come.


November 22nd, 2020, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saint-Catherine's celebration

Marguerite Bourgeoys is the one who would have first made Saint-Catherine's toffy. Maison Saint-Gabriel makes the traditions live with showing of the making of  this famous molasses candy. The event will take place at Maison Saint-Gabriel.


December 2nd to 27th, 2020
Christmas at Bonsecours

Les Choralies: free christmas concerts (Saturdays and Sundays); organ concerts (Wednesdays);  torch walk and living nativity scene; animations; end of the 400th anniversary year events and Choralies closing concert.

Musée Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

400, rue Saint-Paul Est
Métro Champ-de-Mars
514 282-8670
514 282-8672