Service within Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, which was, from the time of early settlement by Ukrainian Catholic pioneers in the area, the focal point of religious life and the seat of the Basilian missionaries, with whom Father Ruh worked closely during that period.
Rev. Fathers: Phylip Ruh, O.M.I., Geo. Slota, O.S.B.M., by St. Josaphat’s Cathedral in Edmonton. Father Ruh and Father George Slota who was originally from Cook’s Creek, on the steps of St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.
"Bazilian Monastary, Monder [sic], Alberta" Ukrainian typescript at the bottom of the page in the album: "Various feasts at the monastery in Mundare, Alberta." The Basilian Monastery which was designed by Father Ruh and built between 1922-23. It was consecrated by Bishop Budka on July 12, 1922.
Ukrainian typescript at the bottom of the album page reads: "Various feasts at the monastery in Mundare, Alberta." Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church was the headquarters of the Basilian missionaries serving the Ukrainian immigrants moving into northern Alberta in the first quarter of the twentieth century.
Ukrainian typescript at the bottom of the album page reads: "Various feasts at the monastery in Mundare, Alberta." Dignitaries of the clergy and the Faithful during a service in Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church.
"Grotto. Mundare, Alberta Built by the Basilian Fathers in 1933, under the supervision of Rev. P. Bodnar, OSBM." Ukrainian typescript under the photo postcard on the album page: "Grotto of the Basilian Fathers in Mundare."
St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, with a large crowd on a rainy day. The church was designed and built by Father Ruh. It was begun in 1939, designated a cathedral in 1948 and eventually declared a provincial heritage site. Father Ruh appears to be standing at the foot of the stairs, slightly right of three other priests wearing a cassock and stole.