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Couvent Jésus-Marie - CANADA150

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Hidden : 7/11/2017
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This is a Canada 150 project that aims to present places and people important for the Francophone community of Saskatchewan. More information : Geocaching CÉCS

Ceci est un projet Canada 150 qui vise à faire découvrir des personnalités et lieux importants pour la communauté francophone de la Saskatchewan. Plus d'information : Géocachette CÉCS


* Please BYOP * You are looking for a small bison tube.

The Francophone Catholic Congregation of the Sisters of Jesus and Mary arrived in Gravelbourg in 1915 to open a convent for young girls. The building was erected in 1917-1918. The Sisters provided a first-class education that emphasized music, theater, and science.

After more than 55 years of teaching, the Sisters sold the convent to the Gravelbourg School Division. It remained a school until 2016, when the town purchased the building and students were moved to a more modern school.

Today, the Friends of the Convent of Gravelbourg  are trying to save the abandoned building by finding a new purpose for it and by preserving the many heritage elements it contains.

* S'il vous plaît, apportez votre crayon * Vous cherchez un petit tube noir.

En 1915, la Congrégation catholique francophone des Soeurs Jésus Marie arrivent à Gravelbourg avec l’intention d’ouvrir un couvent pour jeunes filles. Le bâtiment sera érigé en 1917-1918. Les Sœurs offraient une éducation de première classe qui mettait l’emphase sur la musique, le théâtre et les sciences.

Après plus de 55 ans d’éducation, les Sœurs vendent le couvent à la division scolaire de Gravelbourg. L’établissement gardera sa vocation scolaire jusqu’en 2016, où la ville fait l’acquisition de la bâtisse et les élèves sont transféré vers une école plus moderne.

Aujourd’hui, le regroupement les Amis du couvent de Gravelbourg tentent de sauver l’édifice abandonné en lui cherchant une nouvelle vocation et en essayant de préserver les nombreux vestiges patrimoniaux s’y trouvant.

Couvent Jésus-Marie (source : L'Eau Vive)

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