CBC covers historic Our Lady of Good Hope mission

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National Historic Site Our Lady of Good Hope mission church in Fort Good Hope, NWT
Snap photo: Façade of Our Lady of Good Hope mission church, Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories. (Joanne Stassen/CBC)

A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation crew has visited one of our missions in the North and posted their tour on the CBC website.

Sister Joan Liss and Sister Pauline Girodat, S.S.N.D., are missionary sisters whose ministry at Our Lady of Good Hope mission in Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories, in the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, has been supported by Catholic Missions In Canada for a number of years.  The church in Fort Good Hope is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites.

Here is part of the CBC story:

“Sister Joan Liss and her dog Benji took Trailbreaker’s Sahtu Road Trip crew for a tour of the building which dates to the late 1800s.

“The mission church building overlooks the Mackenzie River.

“‘From the outside, it’s a simple little white clapboard church and most people figure when you go inside it will have equal simplicity,’ said Liss.

“‘But when they open the doors and see the wonderful artwork, they realize that the outside is deceptive as to the treasures inside.’”

Please meet the Sisters and take a tour of the historic Our Lady of Good Hope mission church.

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