Talks & Gatherings

On March 8, to mark International Women’s Day, the Vanier Museopark invites you to participate in a fascinating discussion Jeanne Lydia Branda, better known as Mother Marie Thomas d’Aquin. A visionary and a go-getter, she founded the only congregation of French-speaking sisters in the country and her efforts contributed considerably to the advancement of the status of women in French-speaking Ontario.

This virtual chat will be hosted by Madeleine Meilleur and Yanick Labossière of the Vanier Museopark. Sister Yvette Papillon of Ottawa’s Sisters of the Jeanne D’Arc Institute and Andrée Lachaîne will review this remarkable woman’s journey.

WHAT: Portrait d’une visionnaire : discussion sur Mère Marie Thomas d’Aquin
WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: on Zoom (the link will be sent to you with confirmation of your registration). Free activity, intended for the general public. In French only.

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