Fonds 2.4.10 - St. Anthony Church (Rackham, Man.) fonds

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St. Anthony Church (Rackham, Man.) fonds

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CA AWA 2.4.10

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  • 1920-1995 (Creation)

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6.5 cm : textual records

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A 1992 letter states that the first church at Jackfish was built in 1909 and replaced in 1921. There is no community named Jackfish shown on current maps, but it appears that Jackfish and Rackham may be two names for the same community. In 1927, parishioners asked for a Polish priest. In 1991, services were decreased to once a month between April and October, except for funerals. The following year the church was closed except for special services. In 1995 the Archdiocese agreed to a loan so that the roof could be repaired. Local people were working to have the church designated as a heritage building.

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The fonds consists primarily of correspondence created or received by the Archdiocese of Winnipeg.

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If permission is given for reproduction of material, the process is done by the archivist at an established cost per sheet.

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  • English

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