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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chanoinesses Monument (Notre Dame de Lourdes, Municipality of Lorne)

In 1895, the Chanoinesses des Cinq Plaies (called the Sisters of the Saviour), under Mother Honorine Chanut, came from Lyon (France) to Notre Dame de Lourdes in response to a call from Francophone settlers in the area. Over the next century, this eminent religious order contributed to local education, hospital care, religious instruction, and development of culture and arts.

Chanoinesses Monument

Chanoinesses Monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.53292, W98.55568
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Alphonse Monument (Municipality of Lorne)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2021

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