- Alodie-Virginie Paradis
Born to a poor but pious family. Educated by the Sisters of Notre Dame. Joined the Marianite Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Cross on 21 February 1854, taking her final vows in 1857. Taught in Montreal, in New York, and in Indiana. With 14 of her sisters, she founded the Poor Sisters of the Holy Family, devoted to assisting priests and seminarians, at Memramcook, Nebraska in 1877.
- “Blessed Marie Leonie Paradis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 May 2015. Web. 23 May 2015. <>