For more information about historical churches in the RMs of Stuartburn and Piney, please visit: Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church- Gardenton
St. Michaels is a unique part of Ukrainian-Canadian culture as the oldest existing Ukrainian church in Canada, built by Ukrainian settlers in 1897! It is the first permanent Ukrainian church to have been built in Canada.
Take a walk in the secluded churchyard, get some peace and quiet in the gazebo, or explore the range of dates in the old cemetery. St. Michaels is a wonderful testa
ment of Ukrainian culture. It reminds us of the strong heritage this community was built on.
New St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church- Gardenton
This church and cemetery is still in use. It was built in 1935.
St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church- Vita
Built in 1920 and still in use, this church is right in town and easy to access.
Ascension of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church- Sundown
This church and cemetery, located in Sundown, was built for the second time in 1931.
Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church- Sundown
This church and cemetery, still in operation for special services, was built in 1940. And it’s right in town, so it’s easy to access.
St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church- Sundown
St. Elias, constructed in 1950 and a provincially established historical site, has a bell tower and cemetery.
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church- Stuartburn
Established in 1898 and built in 1911, Holy Trinity is still in use.
Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church- Lonesand
The current building was built in 1921, replacing the previous building built 1913.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church- Caliento
Check out this church and cemetery, originally built between 1913 and 1915. The original church was destroyed by a fire on Christmas Day, 1924. The building you see today was built in 1925.
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Cemeteries- Arbakka
Interested in history? Find all six cemeteries in Arbakka! Trust us, some of them are pretty remote. You’ll want a GPS or compass for sure. For more information please visit the Historic Sites of Manitoba website.
St. Benoit Joseph Labre Roman Catholic Church- St-Labre
The St. Benoit Joseph Labre Roman Catholic Church is a beautiful historical site located in the village of St. Labre. This is a great photo opt as well as an example of a working piece of heritage.
The church holds services every other Sunday at 9:00 a.m
Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church- Vassar
Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church and Cemetery- South Junction
Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church and cemetery in South Junction is a Manitoban historical site! Services are held every other Sunday, alternating with the Vassar Catholic Church. The grounds are peaceful and beautiful for walking.
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church- Wampum
Established in 1910, this church is situated in the beautiful woods of Wampum and is still in operation.
St. Alexander Roman Catholic Church- Woodridge
Church and cemetery.