Birth and baptism of Eulalie-Mélanie Durocher
Foundation of the Institute of the Religious of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
Foundation of the Institute of the Religious of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, for the education of working class girls, in Marseilles (France), by Marie-Catherine Ruel (Marie-Saint-Augustin of Jesus), under the direction of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
Arrival in Canada of the Oblates
Arrival in Canada of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Father Pierre-Adrien Telmon, OMI, becomes the spiritual director of Eulalie Durocher.
Canonical Erection at Beloeil
Canonical erection of the first congregation of the Children of Mary in Canada for parish girls at Beloeil, by Father Pierre-Adrien Telmon, OMI. Eulalie Durocher is elected president and is given a role as spiritual animator.
Invitation of Monsignor Ignace Bourget
Monsignor Ignace Bourget invites Eulalie Durocher to found a new religious congregation dedicated to the Christian education of youth.
Foundation of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary
Foundation, in Longueuil, of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary "to give a religious education to the poorest and most abandoned children". (Chronicles, 1850)
Vestments and beginning of the Novitiate
Eulalie Durocher is now named Sister Marie-Rose. Mélodie Dufresne receives the name of Sister Marie-Agnès, while Henriette Céré receives that of Sister Marie-Madeleine.
Relocation of the Foundation House to the Convent of Longueuil
The three foundresses profess their vows
On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the three foundresses profess their vows: Marie-Rose, Marie-Agnès and Marie-Madeleine.
Civil incorporation of the community of Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, with the mission of educating youth.
Perpetual profession of the three foundresses
Perpetual profession of the three foundresses, Sisters Marie-Rose, Marie-Agnès and Marie-Madeleine, joined by Sisters Véronique-du-Crucifix and Thérèse-de-Jésus.
Foundation of the first SNJM mission in Beloeil
Death of Mother Marie-Rose, foundress of the SNJM Congregation
Adoption of the Seal of the Community
The twelve SNJM foundresses of the first distant mission arrive in Oregon
Inauguration of the Convent in Hochelaga, Quebec, new Mother House of the Congregation
Foundation of a SNJM Mission in Windsor, Ontario
Foundation of the first mission of the Province of New York in Schenectady
Arrival in California of six SNJM foundresses
Arrival of the foundresses at the first mission in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Final approval of the Institute by Pope Pius IX
Final approval of the Constitutions by Pope Leo XIII
Inauguration of the third SNJM Mother House in Outremont, Quebec
Beginning of the informative process for the Cause of Mother Marie-Rose
Departure of SNJM foundresses of Basutoland (Lesotho) Mission
Foundation of the SNJM Mission in Japan
On August 26, 1940, SNJM missionaries in Japan returned to Canada.
Centenary of the Congregation
At the time of the centenary of the Congregation there are 3367 religious teachers teaching 57 299 students in 212 institutions around the world.
Foundation of the SNJM Mission in Peru
Foundation of the SNJM Mission in Brazil
Foundation of the SNJM Mission in Cameroon
Official introduction by Pope Paul IV for the Cause of Beatification of Mother Marie-Rose
Foundation of the SNJM Mission in Haiti
Reading of the decree on the heroic virtues of Mother Marie-Rose
Pope John Paul II declares her Venerable.
Beatification of Mother Marie-Rose
In Rome, Beatification of Mother Marie-Rose, by Pope John Paul II, resulting in her new name: Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher.
Adoption of the corporate stand against the trafficking of women and children
Transfer of the tomb of Mother Marie-Rose
Transfer of the tomb of Mother Marie-Rose, from the Mother House of Outremont, to the right transept of the Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Cocathedral, in Longueuil, where the Marie-Rose Chapel was erected in her honor.
Closure of the Outremont Mother House
Opening of the Maison Jésus-Marie in Longueuil (new hospice for older Sisters)
Adoption of the corporate stand affirming that water is a human right
The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) adopt a second corporate stand affirming that water is a human right and a public good.
Festivities in honor of the 200th birthday of Mother Marie-Rose
Adoption of the corporate stand in favor of defending migrant and refugee people
The plight of migrants and refugees is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), after a long process of consultation, adopted a corporate stand advocating for the rights of migrant and refugee people.
175th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Congregation by Mother Marie-Rose
Commemoration of the 175th anniversary of the congregation founded by Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher in Longueuil with Sisters Marie-Agnès and Marie-Madelaine. The year 2018 also marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of the SNJM Mission in California.