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Memorable Manitobans: Pierre de Moissac (1913-1970)


Born at St. Norbert in 1913, he studied at the St. Boniface Juniorate, prior to entering the Oblate Order in 1931 and becoming a priest in St. Norbert in 1937. He was a professor at the St. Boniface Juniorate, as well as at the Gravelbourg College. He also served as Assistant Parish Priest at Kenora and the Precious Blood Church at St. Boniface, superior of the Noviciate in St. Norbert from 1961 to 1964, and founder of Regina Apostolorum at Fort William (now Thunder Bay), serving as its director from 1957 to 1960. He died at Winnipeg on 24 February 1970.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 February 1970, page 37.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 23 October 2019

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