St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral (Brandon, Manitoba)

St. Matthew's Cathedral, is the Anglican cathedral in Brandon, Manitoba. The cathedral is located in a residential neighbourhood on 13th Street near Victoria Avenue.

St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral
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St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral
LocationBrandon, Manitoba
CountryCanada
DenominationAnglican
History
StatusCathedral
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)W.A. (William Alexander) Elliott,
Architectural typeNorman-Gothic
StyleGothic Revival
Groundbreaking1912
Completed1913
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Brandon
Clergy
DeanThe Very Reverend Don Bernhardt
Deacon(s)The Reverend Dr. Paul Shore

Built in between 1912 and 1913 to designs by Brandon architect W.A. (William Alexander)Elliott, whose name is on other designated heritage buildings in Brandon Manitoba such as Johnson House, Christie House, and the Central Firehall. The St. Matthew's Cathedral was designed in English Gothic Revival style, and constructed by the firm of William Bell and Son, the cathedral is a red brick and limestone building, with a complex floor plan, variety of roof lines, crenelations and tall lancet windows. The central tower is located at the crossing and is the focal point of the building. Inside, the cathedral is elegant, with Gothic inspired windows and furnishings, all beautifully maintained.

The Institute for stained glass in Canada has documented the stained glass at St Matthew's Anglican Cathedral.[1]

The cathedral church hosts numerous concerts and events, both secular and religious, which are held throughout the year.

The current Rector and Dean is the Very Reverend Don Bernhardt.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Institute for stained glass in Canada". Retrieved November 16, 2011.

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Coordinates: 49°50′36″N 99°57′18″W / 49.8434°N 99.9550°W / 49.8434; -99.9550