St. Mary's Cathedral (Winnipeg)

St. Mary's Cathedral is a cathedral church located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Winnipeg. Located at the corner of Saint Mary Avenue and Hargrave Street in downtown Winnipeg, St. Mary's is one of two Roman Catholic cathedrals in the city of Winnipeg; the other, St. Boniface Cathedral, is located across the Red River in the formerly independent city of Saint Boniface.

St. Mary's Cathedral (Winnipeg)
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St. Mary's Cathedral was founded in 1880 and expanded in 1896
49°53′26″N 97°08′37″W / 49.8905°N 97.1436°W / 49.8905; -97.1436Coordinates: 49°53′26″N 97°08′37″W / 49.8905°N 97.1436°W / 49.8905; -97.1436
LocationWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
DenominationRoman Catholic
Websitestmaryscathedralwpg.ca
History
Statusin use
Architecture
Architect(s)C. Balston Kenway
Architectural typeRomanesque revival
Groundbreaking1880
Clergy
Priest(s)Geoffrey Angeles

St. Mary's was originally designed in 1880 by C. Balston Kenway[1] and was updated in 1896 by Samuel Hooper, an English-born stonemason and architect who was later appointed Provincial Architect of Manitoba.[2] The building features elements of Romanesque revival and Germanic architecture.[1]

The Institute for Stained Glass in Canada has documented the stained glass at St. Mary's Cathedral.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "St. Mary's Cathedral". Archiseek. Accessed February 16, 2011.
  2. ^ Goldsborough, Gordon (May 22, 2022). "Samuel Hooper". Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved August 19, 2022.
  3. ^ "St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral". Institute for stained glass in Canada. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved November 16, 2011.

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