This Ukrainian Orthodox church in the Rural Municipality of Mossey River was built in 1904 on donated land by volunteer labourers. Some of the priests who served at the church included J. Mayba, I. Trufyn, T. Hluchniuk, W. Kokorudz, J. Kulish, O. Hudyma, D. Stratychuk, N. Derewianka, W. Aponiuk, S. Hrebeniuk, T. Horbay, and J. Magas. The last service was held in 1993. An associated cemetery is located about one-quarter mile to the east of the church.
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church (June 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Aerial view of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church (August 2022)
Source: George Penner
Site Location (lat/long): N51.49334, W100.20542
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery (RM of Mossey River)
We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 November 2022
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