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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (St. Francois Xavier, RM of St. Francois Xavier)

This Roman Catholic church in St. Francois Xavier in the Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier was designed by architect J-A Senecal and built in 1905. Near the church is a plaque commemorating Georges Antoine Belcourt.

Among the noteworthy people buried in its cemetery are the following: Pascal Breland, Patrice Breland, Pierre Falcon, and Cuthbert Grant.

St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church

St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Interior of St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church

Interior of St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery

St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (March 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91378, W97.54128
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Georges Antoine Belcourt (1803-1874)

Sources:

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 and George Penner.

Page revised: 28 June 2019

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