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CND Associate Relationship

Women and men committed to their baptismal call to live Jesus' mission of service, through justice, love and compassion in today's world.

In the world

Today, in 8 countries on 4 continents, the spirit of Marguerite Bourgeoys and the mission of the CND inspire Sisters and nearly 900 Associates of the Congregation.

Our Mission

As partners, sisters and associates, faithful to their personal vocation, commit themselves to proclaim by their entire life, the Good News of a God of Love.

Spirituality and Mutuality

In this relationship, the Associates and the Sisters of the Congregation commit themselves:

The spiritual heritage of Marguerite Bourgeoys is…

Marguerite Bourgeoys found inspiration for her mission of education in the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles: Mary's encounter with her cousin Elizabeth (the Visitation) and Mary's experience in the midst of the disciples at Pentecost and in the first Christian community.

Some expressions of Visitation Pentecost spirituality are:

Becoming an Associate

Our brochure in PDF format: In our busy world… I have discovered a spirituality that enhances my life

Contact us!

Would you like to find out more? You are welcome to Contact a CND Sister or Associate by mail, e-mail or telephone.

Central Office

Adèle Mercier, Associate

Ann Gotfryd, Associate

2330 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3H 1G8
Tel.: 514-931-5891, ext. 295 & 271


Eastern Canada

Anna Rowley, Associate

Marjorie Allison-Ross, Associate

Central Canada

Karen Volpe, Associate

Jacqueline Fehlner, Associate

Northern and Western Canada

Dolores MacGillivary, Associate

Patricia Weicker, Associate

United States

Joan Mahoney, CND


Emiko Arimoto, CND

Masami Futakuchi, Associate

Honduras, Guatemala and Salvador

Miriam Erazo Ramírez, CND

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