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Precious Blood Church

Name: Precious Blood Church
Address: 200  Kenny Street     
Architect: Gaboury Lussier Sigurdson
Date: 1969
Citation: Building File
Canadian Architect 14 (Oct. 1969): 38-47.
Du (Oct. 1985): 21-69,112-116. (photos; text in German).
Hellner, Faye. Etienne Gaboury. Saint-Boniface, MB: Editions du Ble, 2005.
Arch/FA NA 749 G32 A2 2005
Keshavjee, Serena. [Ed.] Winnipeg modern: architecture, 1945-1975. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2006. Arch/FA NA 747 W5 W46 2006
Arch/FA Quick Reference
Dafoe
St. John's
Precieux-Sang - Precious Blood Church. St. Boniface, MB: Paroisse du Precieux-Sang, 1980.
Arch/FA NA 5247 W57 P7 1980
Richardson, Peter. Canadian churches: an architectural history. Richmond Hill, Ont.: Firefly Books, 2007.
Arch/FA NA 5240 R52 2007
Suderman, Brenda. "Church tour an uplifting experience." Winnipeg Free Press. August 7, 2010: H13.
Thompson, W.P. Architecture of Manitoba: an exhibit prepared by Professor William P. Thompson for the Manitoba Association of Architects and the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. Winnipeg: s.n., 1970.
Arch/FA NA 746 M3 T46
Thompson, W.P. Winnipeg Architecture. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1982.
Arch/FA Quick Reference NA 747 W5 T5 1982
Arch/FA Main Stacks
Thompson, W.P. Winnipeg architecture: 100 years. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1975. Arch/FA Ref NA 747 W5 T45 Arch/FA Main Stacks
Links: http://www.winnipegarchitecture.ca/places/
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Exterior: distant view

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: front entrance

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Exterior: rear view

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Exterior: rear view

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Interior: general view of altar, pews & beams

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Interior: general view

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Interior: general view

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Interior: general view

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Interior: general view of pews & laminated curved fir beams

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Interior: view looking down the aisle to the altar, behind which are 3 sculptures by Benoi Deschenes

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Interior: altar (made from Manitoba Tyndall stone), pulpit, sedilia, & pure bronze tabernacle

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Interior: altar & pulpit

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Interior: view from altar

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Interior: entrance with walls & floor of variegated clay brick

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Interior: entrance with walls & floor of variegated clay brick

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Interior: entrance with walls & floor of variegated clay brick

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Interior: exit area with walls & floor of variegated clay brick

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Detail: interior view of wooden spiral ceiling

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Detail: oak pews

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Detail: interior window view

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Detail: holy water font

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Detail: baptismal font

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Detail: confessional parlor

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Detail: confessional parlor

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Detail: statue of Joseph with Jesus

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Detail: crucifix inside church

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Detail: 2nd "station of the Cross", inscribed on clay brick wall

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Detail: main entrance doors

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Detail: cross outside main entrance, in form of the Greek letter "T", with prolonged arms & without the body of Christ

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Detail: exterior roof cedar shake cladding

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Detail: spiral roof with cedar shake cladding

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Detail: close view of spiral roof with cedar shake cladding

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Detail: close view of spiral roof with cedar shake cladding

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Detail: close view of spiral roof with cedar shake cladding