Commemoration – Feast of the Immaculate Conception | Religious Profession SNJM

A Eucharistic celebration is usually held on December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

This day has a special meaning for the entire Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM). It was on December 8, 1844, that the three foundresses pronounced their vows (religious profession).

It was also on that day that the Congregation was canonically erected by Bishop Ignace Bourget under the pontificate of Pope Gregory XVI.

Generally, this day is also marked by a ritual during which the sisters renew their SNJM commitment in communion of heart and spirit with the foundresses.