Servants of Our Lady Queen of the Clergy

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SERVANTS OF OUR LADY QUEEN OF THE CLERGY

(SRC, Official Catholic Directory #3650); a diocesan congregation of sisters whose purpose is to assist the clergy by performing domestic work. The congregation was founded on Dec. 8, 1929, at Salmon Lake, Matapédia County, Canada, by the Rev. Alexandre Bouillon (18731943) and Mother Mary of St. Joseph of the Eucharist. With the approval of Rome, granted on Jan. 25, 1936, the community was canonically established by George Courchesne, bishop (later archbishop) of Rimouski. The sisters perform kitchen and domestic services and care for sacristies in seminaries and clerical residences. They came to the U.S. in 1936. The motherhouse is in Quebec, Canada.

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