News concerning Marie-Rose Durocher Residence newly renovated to welcome the “Grand Séminaire”

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According to a recent article published in the Montreal Gazette, the renovations at the new “Grand Séminaire” were completed just in time for the return of the seminarians in August.  The former Marie-Rose Durocher residence of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) has undergone several changes to accommodate the activities of the Grand Seminary.

The article provides more information on the changes made and on the intentions of the management of this institution. Among other things, we learn about the desire to organize activities with the youth of the neighborhood as well as the possibility of installing a rooftop terrace to create a garden. In the meantime, the idea of an urban vegetable garden has been taken up again, by installing a large raised planter in the parking lot, as the Sisters had done in recent years. Read more…