A Sacred Space in Summerside

October 24, 2017

Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre

Summerside, PEI


The mission of Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre is to provide a sacred space for individuals or groups to experience a deeper sense of the fullness of life.


It is a place where groups may use the facilities for their own purposes; groups or individuals may take advantage of retreats and programs offered; or individuals may wish to enjoy personal time of reflection.


To learn more about the St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre contact Sister Joan Marie Chaisson by email : be joan.chaisson@gmail.com

Mini-Retreat at Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre on Thursday, November 30, 7:30 p.m.

This will be a special time set aside to pray and reflect on “Women in the Life of Jesus”.

Sister Della Gaudet will facilitate the retreat.

A warm welcome to all.

Advent Retreat at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre

November 20, 2017

Gilles Michaud & Julia Donahoe-MacDougald

All are invited to an advent retreat that will take place at the Marguerite Bourgeoys Centre at 284 Convent St. in Summerside.

The retreat will start on the 3rdof December and end on the 10th of December.

The opening session on Sunday, 3rdDecember, will be held in the afternoon, from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Centre.

At this meeting the retreatants will be given information on how to proceed throughout the following 6 week days of the retreat.

The concluding meeting for the retreat will take place on the following Sunday, 10th December, from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Centre.

During the week days the retreatants will be at their home and asked to spend a short period of time in prayerful meditation with the Prayer Exercises that will be given at the opening session. The primary purpose of the retreat is to remember, experience, and express love. In the words of St. Ignatius of Loyola, “to desire an interior knowledge of all the good I have received, so that acknowledging this with gratitude, I may be able to love and serve his Divine Majesty in everything”.

The facilitators for the retreat are; Julia Donahoe-MacDougald and Gilles Michaud.

Anyone interested in taking the retreat please contact: Sr. Joan Marie Chaisson at 902 4369239 or email: mbcebtre@hotmail.com