Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (250 Jefferson Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Construction of this Ukrainian Catholic church on Jefferson Avenue in Winnipeg began in early 1954 and the first Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the basement (designed by Alexander W. Nitchuk) on 19 December 1954. The above-ground portion of the church, designed by Radoslav Zuk and built at a cost of $250,000, was completed in 1963.





Rev. Joseph Denischuk


Rev. Paul Maluga


Rev. Michael Hrynchyshyn


Rev. Michael Bzdel


Rev. Jaroslaw Dybka


Rev. Bohdan Lukie


Rev. Thadeus Krawchuk


Rev. Bohdan Lukie


Rev. Boris Kyba

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St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church (May 2015)
Source: George Penner

Interior of St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

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

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.93434, W97.12222
denoted by symbol on the map above


“St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 December 1963, page 29.

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: 30 August 2020

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