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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (252 Dubuc Street, Winnipeg)

Built in 1922 at the intersection of Dubuc Street and Traverse Avenue, this church is the oldest English-speaking Roman Catholic parish in St. Boniface (now part of Winnipeg). It was dedicated at a service on 10 December 1922 attended by priests Wilfred Louis Jubinville, Lapointe, Boule, and J. Filion. The building survived a major fire in 1990.

Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (September 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church

Interior of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87690, W97.11627
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Catholic church at Norwood dedicated,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 December 1922, page 2.

Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 252 Dubuc Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2022

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