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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (Toutes Aides, RM of Lawrence)

This church, a municipally-designated historic building, was constructed in the village of Toutes Aides in the Rural Municipality of Lawrence in 1934, by carpenters under the supervision of the Dutch Jesuit Gerolfus De Bodt. It replaced an earlier church building. The cemetery beside the church dates to 1907, and a monument erected in 1984 commemorates the Bretecher pioneers.

Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church

The second Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church under construction (1934)
Source: Hans Vanderniepen

Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church

The second Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church at right with the earlier structure at left (1934)
Source: Hans Vanderniepen

Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church

Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Notre Dame de Toutes Aides Cemetery

Notre Dame de Toutes Aides Cemetery (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.48701, W99.53328
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Toutes Aides Roman Catholic Church, NE 17-29-15 WPM, Toutes Aides, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Hans Vanderniepen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 January 2015

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