St. Marguerite d’Youville was the first native Canadian to be elevated to Sainthood. She was born October 15, 1701 in Varennes, Quebec. She was the eldest of six children born to Christophe Dufrost de Lajemmerais and Marie‐Renée Gaultier. Her father died when she was seven years old, leaving this family of six in great poverty. It was only through the influence of her great grandfather, ... Continue reading "Thanksgiving / Feast Day Mass"