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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church and Cemetery (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

This church near Benito, in the Municipality of Swan Valley West, in the second building at the site. The first church was destroyed by fire in 1974 and this structure, built between 1942 and 1948, was moved here from Stornoway, Saskatchewan.

Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church

Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church (August 2015)
Source: George Penner

Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery

Descent of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery (August 2015)
Source: Leone Sigurdson

Site Location (lat/long): N51.90339, W101.55278
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Leone Sigurdson.

Page revised: 22 July 2018

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