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(Quatre-fois-arrière-grande-cousine de Daniel)
Sœur Marie-Rose Durocher baptisée Mélanie-Eulalie Durocher, (dite Mère Marie-Rose), fondatrice et première supérieure des Sœurs des Saints-Noms de Jésus et de Marie au Canada, est née le 6 octobre 1811 à Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Bas-Canada, (fille d'Olivier-Amable Durocher et de Geneviève Durocher). Elle décéda le jour de sa fête, à l'âge de 38 ans, le 6 octobre 1849, à Longueuil.
Eulalie Durocher était la dixième d'une famille de 10 enfants … [More]

Eulalie Mélanie Durocher (October 6, 1811 – October 6, 1849), known in religion as Marie-Rose Durocher, was a Canadian Roman Catholic nun, best known for founding the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. In 1982 she was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church.
Early life
Eulalie Durocher was born in the village of Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Quebec on October 6, 1811. She was the tenth of eleven children born to Olivier Durocher (a wealthy … [More]

Marie-Rose Chapel
Since May 1, 2004, Marie-Rose Durocher has been back in Longueuil, where she founded the Congregation and made her first vows. That is also where her funeral was celebrated with deep emotion after her early death in 1849.
A place of peace
and recollection, the chapel is open every day from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. In the right transept of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Cocathedral (Corner of St-Charles Ouest and Chemin Chambly in Longueuil), the … [More]


October 6 Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher (1811-1849) Canada was one diocese from coast to coast during the first eight years of Marie-Rose Duroche’s life. Its half-million Catholics had received civil and religious liberty from the English only forty-four years before. When Marie-Rose was twenty-nine, Bishop Ignace Bourget became bishop of Montreal. He would be a decisive influence in her life. He faced a shortage of priests and sisters and a rural … [More]