Discover the book Ces aliments qui rendent heureux by Bernard Fontanille and Marie-Laurence Grézaud.
Can you tell us about your career?
Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Université Laval, I started my career for TD Bank in commercial credit, in Montréal. Right in the midst of an economic recession, I had to quickly learn to make my place as a young woman in a man’s world and especially, to make myself a shield.
Hospital work is obviously serious in itself, but nothing comes in the way of a few moments favorable to a good mood or even humor. Le Monastère des Augustines’ archives are full of documents that testify that the life of the Augustinian Sisters is one of joy, pleasure and laughter. The pictures of the various monasteries illustrate that these women knew how to have fun with each other, but also with those whom they met, as much at the hospital as outside of the conventual setting. Here are some pictures that will probably make you smile.
Le Monastère des Augustines was delighted to host the 2016 Holistic Centers Gathering. Furthermore, it was during our first year of operation in a, then, 376 years old monastery!