Chapter: Body and Soul

Bleeding Heart Stained Glass

Grey Nuns Chapel-Red River settlement stained glass window Bleeding Heart stained glass

Story

The Bleeding Heart stained glass window from the Grey Nuns Chapel in the Red River Settlement.

This artifact showcases Canadian History, especially the history of Manitoba and the Red River Settlement.

The Grey Nuns were the reason that Louis Riel was educated, as he joined one of the Sisters when she went back to Montreal and went to school there. They were also the reason St. Boniface Hospital was founded. Moreover, this piece was rescued and restored after the Chapel had been demolished and, thus, showcases a part of Manitoba history.