Sr. Bernadette Marie entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1958. She spent her early years teaching in various elementary schools throughout New York state which were staffed by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart .
Sister Bernadette Marie also ministered at Claxton Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg for about eight years.
Sister Berndatte Marie Lalonde served at the Yardley Motherhouse in a variety of capacities. She could often be found answering the phone and greeting guests by the front door.
One of her great joys was serving as Sacristan, a role she still fulfills in her retirement at Holy Redeemer Lafayette.
Sister Bernadette Marie Lalonde
"My devotion to the Sacred Heart and to St. Marguerite d'Youville helps me to create a compassionate world as I live each day serving others."
Thank you, Sister Bernadette Marie Lalonde for the Sixty years you have devoted to serving God's people!