Fonds 2.3.14 - St. George Church (Matheson Island, Man.) fonds

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St. George Church (Matheson Island, Man.) fonds

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2.3.14

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  • 1954-1978 (Creation)

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1 cm : textual records

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Beginning in 1920, Matheson Island on Lake Winnipeg was visited by the priest from Berens River. In 1940, a church and a rectory were built on Matheson Island, although the sacramental registers were kept at Bloodvein. In 1962, there were 63 Catholics on the island. In 1977, the church was transferred from the Archdiocese to the Matheson Island Community Council. The earliest sacramental records are dated 1920. They are integrated with records from Sacred Heart at Fisher River.

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The fonds consists primarily of correspondence created or received by the ARchdiocese of Winnipeg. It contains a considerable amount of information on aborginal missions.

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General copyright, institutional, or legal restrictions may apply.

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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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