Pointe-de-l'Église, Nova Scotia
|Incorporated||February 28, 1890|
|• Type||Town Council|
|• MLA||Wayne Gaudet (L)|
|• MP||Greg Kerr (C)|
|Elevation||0 - 152 m (−499 ft)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
|Canadian Postal code||B0V 1A0|
Pointe-de-l'Église, is an unincorporated area community located on Saint Mary's Bay in the District of Clare, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is home to Université Sainte-Anne and is known primarily for the tallest wooden church in North America, Église Sainte-Marie, which is located just north of the University.
Also on the university campus houses the local arena and the home of the Clare Acadiens hockey association.
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The Catholic Church Sainte-Marie, was built from 1903 to 1905. Today it is on the "Evangeline Trail" and borders the campus of Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language university in Nova Scotia. Pointe-de-l'Église continues to constitute part of a thriving Acadian French linguistic presence in Nova Scotia.