Our Staff


Rachel Boucher, p.m. has a BA in Education from Rivier College, Nashua, NH.  She was a Catholic School Administrator for 38 years. She is assistant for the Administrator.


Suzanne Bourret, p.m. is the Administrator for the Center.  She has a BA from Rivier College and an MA in Education from Providence College.  After her years as elementary school teacher, she was Director of Residence Life at Rivier College, worked in vocation ministry and served as province leader.

Joan Desmarais, p.m. manages the library and serves at the Retreat Center.



Claire Gagnon, p.m. is liturgist at Marie Joseph, where she offers directed retreats and spiritual direction.  She has a certificate from the Guelph Centre of Spirituality, Guelph, Ontario.



Elaine LaFleur, p.m.  serves in the retreat office and manages the bookstore.  She has a B.A. in Education from Rivier College, Nashua, NH.

Ruth Ouellette, p.m. is Spiritual Animator of the Marie Joseph Community.


Aline Plante, p.m. has an M.A. in Spirituality from Creighton University, Omaha, NE with a practicum in giving spiritual direction, spiritual counseling, and the Exercises of Saint Ignatius.  She is a spiritual director, gives directed retreats and is a presenter for retreats.

Jeanne Roberge, p.m. oversees the dining area, helps in the kitchen and serves at the Retreat Center.