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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church and Cemetery (Municipality of Roblin)

This Ukrainian Catholic church in the Municipality of Roblin was built in 1940, replacing an earlier structure from 1908. Construction work was done by Mike Sawchuk, a carpenter trained and influenced by Rev. Philip Ruh.

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (February 2021)
Source: Geraldine Ronellenfitch

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (August 2015)
Source: George Penner

Aerial view of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

Aerial view of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Interior of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

Interior of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (August 2015)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.35509, W101.35294
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

We thank George Penner, Gloria Romaniuk, and Geraldine Ronellenfitch for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 February 2021

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