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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Oblate Fathers Cemetery (Des Meurons Street, Winnipeg)

A cemetery was established in 1913 by the Catholic Order of the Oblate Fathers in St. Boniface for people associated with the Order. Later, the land was granted towards the founding of the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain [Franco-Manitoba Cultural Centre]. In late 2015, the graves were exhumed, with the remains cremated and transferred to the St. Boniface Cemetery, where members of their Order have been interred since 1972.

St. Boniface Oblate Fathers' Cemetery

St. Boniface Oblate Fathers Cemetery (August 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89363, W97.11302
denoted by symbol on the map above


St Boniface Oblate Fathers’ Cemetery - Winnipeg MB, Waymarking.

Graves to be moved from Winnipeg Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre,” Global News, 30 July 2014.

“Graves of Oblate priests to get ‘respectful’ move,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 September 2015, page B3.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer, Peter McLure, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 July 2016

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