History

January 24, 1824

The first 12 Sisters of Bon Secours professed their vows in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin in the Church of St. Sulpice. Hyacinthe Louis de Quelen, Archbishop of Paris presided.

1825

Mother Potel entered into an agreement with the municipality of Lille which included a school for the instruction of children.

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Sr. Marie Angelique Geay

1861

Sisters of Bon Secours arrived in Ireland.

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Sisters Helping the Poor

1881

Sisters of Bon Secours arrived in United States.

2008

Sisters of Bon Secours arrive in South Africa.

History

The Sisters of Bon Secours began in Paris, France around the time of the French Revolution caring for the sick and dying in their homes...
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