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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (Camperville, RM of Mountain)

Here, along the west shore of Lake Winnipegosis in the Rural Municipality of Mountain, the Catholic Oblates of Mary Immaculate undertook mission work with Aboriginal and Métis groups. The Oblates provided education at a large residential school. In 1910, the congregation began construction of a church, completing the work in 1912. Our Lady of Seven Sorrows probably was designed by one of the Oblate Fathers, Reverend St. Germain. In 1930, fire destroyed its interior but the congregation rebuilt. In 1991, the church became a provincially-designated historic site.

A monument commemorating the Pine Creek Residential School was erected next to the church.

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church (August 2005)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

Interior of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church (April 2019)
Source: George Penner

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic cemetery

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic cemetery (April 2019)
Source: George Penner

Pine Creek Residential School commemorative monument

Pine Creek Residential School commemorative monument (April 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N52.00388, W100.15166
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pine Creek Indian Residential School / Camperville Indian Residential School (Pine Creek First Nation)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Father Darveau Monument (Camperville, RM of Mountain)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank David Butterfield for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 14 April 2019

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