Hedwidge Davignon enters the community

27 March 1844 | Hedwidge Davignon was the fifth young woman to enter the community of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), after Salomé Martin (Thérèse de Jésus) and the three pioneers. The one who would become Mother Veronica of the Crucifix, the 2nd Superior General (1848-1857), was known for her exceptional gifts for education. She was also responsible for the development of the SNJM Plan of Studies, a valuable document used in all the schools founded by the congregation. She also traveled to Oregon on March 21, 1864 to support the mission established in 1859. A short biography is available on the website.