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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church (927 Assiniboine Avenue, Brandon)

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This Ukrainian Catholic church on Assiniboine Avenue in Brandon was built in 1941 to replace an earlier structure from 1903-1905. On the ceiling of the sanctuary is a painted representation of the crowning of the Mother of God, which is one of the first works executed in Canada by artist-sculptor Leo Mol.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1904-1909

Rev. Navkraty Kryzhanowsky

1909-1910

Rev. Julian Humniski

1910-1913

Rev. Henry Buis

1913-1931

?

1931-?

Rev. Nestor Drohomyreckyj

?-?

Rev. Joseph Pulak

?-?

Rev. Simon Izyk

?-?

Rev. Ivan Iwanchuk

?-?

Rev. Myroslav Oleshko

?-?

Rev. Stefan Tarnavecky

?-?

Rev. Volodymyr Olach

?-?

Rev. Ihor Shpytkowskyj

?-?

Rev. Michael Kolenich

?-?

Rev. Eugene Rudachek

?-1985

Rev. Marian Davydko

1985-?

Rev. Jaropolk Radkewycz

Photos & Coordinates

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church (August 2015)
Source: George Penner

Interior of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church

Interior of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Interior of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church

Interior of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.85083, W99.95108
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Ukrainian Catholic Churches of Winnipeg Archeparchy by Anna Maria Kowcz-Baran, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1991.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 December 2018

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