I'm not religious, but I appreciate the architecture and history of churches in Manitoba and elsewhere. The Prairies are well known for their Ukrainian influence, which is part of my own heritage, and the Ukrainian churches are well represented here.
The very first church I photographed was in Glenella. This is the St. Andrews United Church, established in 1906.
|St. Andrews United Church, Glenella, MB|
The next church I saw was in Makinak. I posted that one already.
The next two I photographed were in Dauphin. The first was this impressive church, the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection.
|Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Dauphin|
The second Dauphin church I saw was the St. George Orthodox Church, another Ukrainian beauty.
|St. George Orthodox Church, Dauphin|
|All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Dutton, MB|
|Bethany Luthern Church, Inglis|
Heading north, the next church I photographed was in Bowsman.
|Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Bowsman|
I found was this abandoned Catholic church in the ghost town of Renwer, Manitoba, my second favourite church.
|St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Renwer|
I did a bit of HDR to shoot the church against the sun.
Passing through Cowan, I shot this Ukrainian church quickly, as I was running a bit short of time.
|Church of the Holy Ghost, Cowan|
|Sclater Ukrainian church|
This abandoned Ukrainian "Our Lady" church was built in 1921. Again, I didn't approach it but it definitely has seen better days. I wish I had more time to look at it.
Continuing on, I photographed two churches in Ethelbert. The first was the very well maintained St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church.
|St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Church, Ethelbert|
|Ruthenian Greek Catholic Parish of Sviatoho Ducha, Ethelbert|
Here is an impressive church in Winnipegosis with an impressive name, the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, built in 1929.
This is another Father Philip Ruh design, like the one in Dauphin. Don't confuse this church with another of the same name in Cooks Creek, Manitoba.
The last church I photographed was a more modest church, the Ukrainian Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist, in Fork River Manitoba.
|Ukrainian Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist, Fork River|
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