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The Sisters of Saint Anne Historic Centre offers you access to the unique world of a convent dating from the 19th century. Its great hall will let you walk in the footsteps of the Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin, who devoted her life to education. Our exhibition will allow you to discover various aspects of the daily life and history of the Sisters of Saint Anne.
This part of the exhibition relates the journey of Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin through historical works painted by artists from the SSA community. It is located in the convent’s main hallway, which gives visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the special atmosphere of a 19th century convent.
Discover the history of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Anne, from its beginnings to the present day, through photos, mission mementos and objects used in the sisters’ everyday lives. Treasurer, pharmacist, cook, mistress of health, bursar, seamstress : resourcefulness takes on its fullest meaning in community life. The steps to entering religious life are demystified. You will discover that the Sisters have been at work almost everywhere around the globe, where needs arose.
The exhibition presents the ingenuity and the resources used by the Sisters of Saint Anne to meet the food needs of the community and the people who depended on it.
June to end of October :
Wednesday to Sunday : From 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
November to the end of May :
Monday to Friday : From 9:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1280 Saint Joseph blvd, Lachine