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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (505 Watt Street, Winnipeg)

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Clerics | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This Ukrainian Catholic Church on Watt Street in Winnipeg was designed by Father Philip Ruh and built in 1954, replacing an earlier church on the same site. Ornamention of the arches, cornices, and supporting pillars was done by artist Sviatoslav Hordynsky in 1966. The stained glass windows were made in 1971 and 1986 by artist Leo Mol. Nearby is a priest’s residence built in 1974 and a parish hall from 1983.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1918-1919

Rev. Peter Oleksiw

1919-1920

Rev. Michael Pelech

1920-1922

Rev. Emelian Andruchowych

1922-1923

Rev. Michael Olenchuk

1925-1926

Rev. Nichola Bartman

1926

Rev. Joseph Fylyma

1926-1929

Rev. Paul Sulatycki

1929-1933

Rev. John Holowka

1933-1938

Rev. Pantelemon Bozyk

1938-1940

Rev. Michael Syrnyk

1940-1956

Rev. Ihor Shpytkowsky

1956-1957

John Sholdak (1928-2004)

1957-1967

Rev. Ihor Shpytkowsky

1967-1972

Rev. Joseph Fornalchuk

Photos & Coordinates

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (September 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (September 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of the Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church

Interior of the Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (May 2015)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91746, W97.09766
denoted by symbol on the map above

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: 13 February 2021

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