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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

AGM 2019

Spring Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (St. Jean Baptiste, RM of Montcalm)

This building, the oldest rural convent in Manitoba, is a provincially designated historic site in St. Jean Baptiste in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm. It was built between 1897 and 1898 on a design by architect J. A. Senecal. A north wing was added in 1910 by the partnership of Senecal and J. A. Hudon. It served as a convent, girls’ school, and boarding facility until closing in 1992. Sold to private ownership in 1994, various plans called for it to become an antique and gift shop, museum, or tearoom.

Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (1964)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey of Rural Manitoba, St. Jean Baptiste.

Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (August 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.26476, W97.34257
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Saint-Pierre-Jolys Museum (St-Pierre-Jolys)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites


Convent of the Sisters of The Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, 144 Caron Street, St. Jean Baptiste, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 September 2018

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