Immerse yourself in the noble heritage of the Congregation of the Little Franciscans of Mary through the halls of Maison Mère Baie-Saint-Paul. The permanent exhibition introduces the origin, history and evolution of this congregation that left an important mark on the cultural landscape of Baie-Saint-Paul.
Go back in time to 1889, when the Little Franciscan Sisters of Mary established at Notre-Dame des Canadiens, a small French-speaking community in Massachusetts. Learn how the nuns played a major role in the life of Charlevoix residents through their work in the hospital setting and education. Chapelle du Sacré-Coeur, a veritable treasure built between 1900 and 1903, will leave the visitor amazed. Complete your experience with a walk through the verdant grounds located behind Maison Mère. Learn more about the history thanks to the eight terminals of the Fil Rouge and their podcast. Visit the Jardin de François, a true haven of peace in the heart of Baie-Saint-Paul that will give you a moment of relaxation and well-being.