Place of Possibilities “Protected” by Mother Marie-Rose

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The management of Collège Durocher-Saint-Lambert (CDSL) continued an SNJM tradition by inserting a medal of Mother Marie-Rose into the freshly-poured first layer of concrete for the foundation of the Lieu des Possibles. (Place of Possibilities)

According to history, along with devotion to the foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), this medal is known to offer protection from fires. Similar medals are found in the foundations of the College’s other buildings.

The ceremony took place on May 19, 2021, at the Lieu des Possibles construction site in Saint Lambert. Invited by Francis Roy, Director of Collège Durocher-Saint-Lambert, Sr. Denise Riel, Provincial Animator, inserted the medal into the concrete. She was accompanied by Sr. Lisette Boulé, Provincial Councillor.

The event took place in the presence of several other people, including Ms. Kathleen Caissy, Chairman of the Board; Mr. Jacques Gravel, Director of Technical Services; Ms. Dominique Genest, Director of Financial Services; and Ms. Josée Amireault, Member of the Board. The Lieu des Possibles is being set up in a new CDSL pavilion. It is intended to be a space which fosters creativity, is open to sharing with the broader community, and offers learning opportunities adapted to the needs of young people today and in the future.

Find out more … Link to page and video – in French only.

Source photo: Collège Durocher-Saint-Lambert