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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (First Street NW, Portage la Prairie)

This Ukrainian Catholic church on First Street NW in Portage la Prairie was designed by architect Victor Deneka and built in 1982 to replace an earlier church nearby.

Among the clerics who have served in this parish were Sozont Dydyck, Rev. Athanasias Fylypiw, Rev. Apolinarij Kaluzhnacky, Rev. Michael Pelech, Rev. Eugene Andruchovich, Rev. Peter Kameneckyj, Rev. Lev Sembratovich, Rev. Mykola Shumsky, Rev. Ambrosij Redkevich, Rev. Ivan Perepelytsia, Rev. M. Zalitach, Rev. Michael Hryhorijchuk, Rev. Joseph Bala, Rev. Stefan J. Bachtalowsky, Rev. Paul Reshetylo, Rev. Vasyl' Charney, Rev. Joseph Pulak, Rev. Marijan Shwed, Rev. Vasyl' Dzurman, Rev. Mykola Kushniryk, Rev. Antin Fyk, Rev. Volodymyr Slabyj, Rev. Stefan Tarnavecky, Rev. Volodymyr Olach, Rev. Anthony Luhovy, Rev. Michael Kolenich, Rev. Evhen Oliynyk, Rev. Joseph Korba, Rev. Vasyl' Seman, Rev. Jaropolk Radkewycz, and Rev. Stefan Soroka.

Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (June 2015)
Source: George Penner

Interior of Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Interior of Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.98298, W98.29067
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Organization: Ukrainian Catholic Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Sixth Avenue NW, Portage la Prairie)

Sources:

Ukrainian Catholic Churches of Winnipeg Archeparchy by Anna Maria Kowcz-Baran, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1991.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 May 2021

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