This cemetery, which once contained the Grotto of St. Boniface, an exact replicate of the one at Lourdes (France), was formerly associated with a Belgian church. Inside the cemetery is a monument installed by the Belgian Veterans Association (Local 107) to commemorate Belgians who were killed during military service in the First World War, Second World War, and Korean War.
Entrance to the Belgian Sacred Heart Cemetery (October 2020)
Source: George Penner
The Grotto of St. Boniface, an exact replica of the one at Lourdes, France, once stood in the cemetery (no date)
Source: Georges Beaudry
Belgian Sacred Heart Cemetery (February 2017)
Source: Christine Loff
War memorial in the Belgian Sacred Heart Cemetery (no date)
Source: Neil Pryce
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89256, W97.10523
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Belgian Sacred Heart Church (501 Plinguet Street, Winnipeg)
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 Neil Pryce, Christine Loff, Georges Beaudry, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.
Page revised: 6 October 2020
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