Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church

By: Betty Romano As early as before the turn of the twentieth century, around 1890, a large influx of Ukrainian settlers were emigrating to Canada which led to the establishment of Ukrainian Catholic parishes. Being people of great love for their homeland and great faith in God, soon led them to worship in homes and later…

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St Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church

By: Father Corl Tarnopolski In the village and district of East Selkirk, the Roman Catholic Church of St. Stanislaus has been very visibly present and making an enriching contribution to the life of the municipality for almost seventy-five years. The history of this Church is the history of the congregation which has gathered under its…

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St Theresa Church In Walkleyburg

By: Helen Yokimas In these changing times “Churches” are going by way of “The Little Red School”. St. Theresa Church is another one. In the early 1900’s up to 1930’s, Walkeyburg had many families, the majority of them were Catholics. In the 1930’s, Father D’Eschambault from St. Stanislaus Parish in East Selkirk, came to serve…

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The Corpus Christi Church

By: Mrs. G. Perchotte The history of Corpus Christi began over 75 years ago with just eight families in 1907, when it was founded and it has now grown to more than 100 families of different ethnic backgrounds. Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) is situated at 5819 Henderson Hwy., Narol. The following story of this…

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Although the Ukrainian settlement in East Selkirk had its beginning in 1898, it did not get any spiritual guidance until several years later. It was not until 1904 when they had their religious gathering in the home of Mike Adams. This was their first Holy Mass, which was celebrated by Reverend Kryzanowski, a priest of the Basilian…

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