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Marguerite Bourgeoys was a 17th-century religious who devoted her life to caring for others. Asked to go to Canada to teach children, she arrived and oversaw the construction of the Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours chapel. She devoted herself to social work and teaching and established the Congregation of Notre-Dame of Montréal. Meaning "pearl," the name Marguerite can be beautiful gem in your family.

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