FCJs mark two centuries of dedication to education

The FCJ Sisters were instrumental in founding and developing Alberta’s Catholic school system. And today, they are ready to face current challenges head on, including adjusting to their own changing roles. Srs Michelle, fcJ, teacher and chaplain at St Thomas More school, Edmonton, and Sr Elizabeth, fcJ retreat leader and the spiritual director at St. Joseph’s College, speak of the rich history of the FCJ sisters, especially in the Edmonton area.

Read the whole article by Grandin Media on how FCJ sisters have been educators for 200 years.

I feel that sense of connection to the sisters who came before me and helped found the [Alberta] school system.

Sr Michelle fcJ, teacher and chaplain at St. Thomas More school, Edmonton

Follow our bicentenary celebrations at our bicentenary news page and at #FCJ200.

Photo: Sr Michelle in her classroom (from Grandin Media website).