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Special days to remember

Although cloistered until the 1960s, the Ursulines kept abreast of what was happening outside the walls of their monastery. All kinds of events that leave a mark on people’s lives—celebrations, invasions, technological developments, wars, official and state visits—touched the nuns’ lives as well. The nuns saved various items related to these events, providing a window on the history of Quebec.

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