St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church

St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church (Paroisse Catholique Saint-Norbert) in Winter - City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

December 26, 2012: St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church in Winter


Paroisse Catholique Saint-Norbert (St. Norbert Catholic Parish) completed in 1937 has twin towers and houses the body of Father Joseph Noël Ritchot, St. Norbert’s parish priest from 1862-1905. Father Ritchot was a supporter of the Métis people and Louis Riel. Richot was sent by Louis Riel in 1870 to Ottawa to meet with representatives of the Canadian government regarding the transfer of land in the Red River Settlement from the Hudson’s Bay Company to the Dominion of Canada. Following the success of his mission, Father Ritchot built the Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours (Our Lady of Good Help Chapel) in 1875 and dedicated it to the Virgin Mary for allowing the political crisis to be resolved without bloodshed as well as to commemorate the success of the Métis resistance of the Red River Rebellion 1869-70.

Exterior Views of St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church (Paroisse Catholique Saint-Norbert) in Winter - City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

December 26, 2012: St. Norbert Parish houses the body of Father Joseph Noël Ritchot as well as the original ceiling painting of the adjacent Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours (Our Lady of Good Help Chapel).



St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church (Paroisse Catholique Saint-Norbert) in Winter - City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

December 26, 2012: Good morning!

St. Norbert Catholic Parish Church (Paroisse Catholique Saint-Norbert) in Winter - City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

December 26, 2012: If you look closely, St. Norbert Parish has a similar architectural design to St. Boniface Catheral!!!

Map & Driving Direction

Exact location of St. Norbert Parish is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).


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