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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery (4365 Main Street, RM of West St. Paul)

The first burial in this Ukrainian Catholic cemetery on Main Street the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul occurred in 1920. The Sacred Heart statue was erected in memory of Father Athanasius Filipow OSBM, the second parish priest of St. Nicholas Church, who died in 1937. It was dedicated in 2005 on the centenary of his arrival in Canada.

Entrance to Holy Family Cemetery

Entrance to Holy Family Cemetery (September 2014)
Source: George Penner

Holy Family Cemetery

Holy Family Cemetery (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Sacred Heart statue in the Holy Family Cemetery

Sacred Heart statue in the Holy Family Cemetery (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.00596, W97.05270
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church (737 Bannerman Avenue, Winnipeg)


A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Holy Family Cemetery, St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 27 August 2021

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