Humboldt church of All Saints constructed 1950; R.M. 370.

HUMBOLDT — The church of All Saints is the first church of the parish.

The church was constructed in 1950 on a four lot site in southerly Humboldt. On June 20, 1954, during the pastorate of Rev. Emilian Nakonechny, Bishop Andrew Roborecki blessed the cornerstone of the church; he consecrated the church on September 3, 1960, during the pastorate of Rev. Jerome Lashkewich. On the evening of July 12, 1968, His Beatitude Cardinal Patriarch Josyf Slipyj served a Moleben in the church.

The wood constructed rectangular church measures 60 x 36 feet, has two cupolas above the frontal towers and an asphalt shingled gable roof. The walls are finished with painted exterior narrow wood siding and contain rectangular windows with arched summits. The church is south-north oriented, the main entrance is from the north through a small attached porch-vestibule with a separate low roof.

In the interior the walls are finished with donna-cona, the central aisle and sanctuary are carpeted, the ceiling is vaulted and has a large chandelier suspended from its central area. The main altar is an elevated sanctuary with east and west adjoining sacristies; the west sacristy has an exit to the church grounds and an entry into the church basement. A choir loft extends above the north end of the nave and is entered by a stairway originating in the west front tower. Built-in confessionals are found in the east tower.

In 1955, during the pastorate of Rev. J. Lash-kewich, the church was artistically decorated by Theodore Baran. The wall behind the main altar contains a large icon of the Mother of God, Queen of Ukraine, with the Christ Child; on corresponding sides of the sanctuary and facing the nave are two additional oil on canvas icons of the Holy Mother of God and Christ the Teacher. The remaining areas, the ceiling and walls of the nave, are decorated with symbols and flora ornamentation.

The church contains wooden pews seating approx. 120 persons, has electricity, central gas heating and plumbing facilities. Classrooms, parish hall and kitchen facilities are found in the church basement. Construction of the church, total costs $60,000, was accomplished through the voluntary labour and private donations of the parishioners; one-half of the total costs were assumed by the local branch of the Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada. The four lot church site was donated to the parish by the town council for a symbolic nominal fee.

Near the church a mission cross was installed in 1955, adjacent to it stands a belfry containing the bell which was imported from France in 1956 for $1,400 by the local branch of the Ukrainian Catholic Youth of Canada. The parish hall, a short distance away, was constructed in 1971 during the pastorate of Rev. Vladimir Flak.

Ukrainian settlers arrived in Humboldt from neighbouring parishes and rural settlements. The founding members of the parish were: Theodore and Mary Bilinski, Fred and Mary Demko, Nick and Anne Dutka, Bill and Paraskevia Hyrhorkiw, Mike and Anasthasia Hrynkiw, Martha Ilnitzki, Nick and Jean Indzeoski, Jacob and Tilly Kokotailo, Vincent and Anasthasia Olchoway, John and Helen Prosak, Alex and Frances Ruzycki, Anthony and Teklia Skulski.

Rev. Cyryl Lotoski celebrated the first Divine Liturgy with the parishioners in 1949 in a local Roman Catholic church. That year the first parish executive was chosen consisting of Vincent Olchoway, Jacob Kokotailo and Nick Indzeoski; simultaneously a women’s executive was chosen consisting of Anne Dutka, Helen Prosak, Mary Toms and Frances Ruzycki, and a construction committee with Nick Dutka and John Prosak. The three executives worked jointly towards establishing the parish and initiating the construction of the church which became a reality in 1950; in 1973 the church was enlarged and the main entrance was reconstructed. Foremen of the construction were; Alex Kachur, Onuphrius Hyshka, liko Sembalerus and Nick Zary. In later years the parish executive was headed by John Prosak, Joseph Fedorchuk and Alex Senko; the Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada was headed by Ann Indzeoski. The parish chronicle preserves for posterity and in gratitude the name of Martha Ilnitzki for her dedication in teaching church music, and the names of the cantors Hryhoriy (Gregory) Adamko, William Komarnicki and Dmytro Choma.

The parish was founded in 1949 by 12 families; in 1954, the year the church was blessed, the parish registered 35 families. In 1961 there were 120 souls (Directory) and in 1975, 74 families were accounted for. In 1976 the parish was under the directorship of: Rev. Andrew Choronzy, pastor, Ostap Zary, Matt Cho-moway, John Zmud, Mike Bay, Joe Hnatiw, Ann’ Dutka, Jeanie Chomoway, Helen Prosak, Victoria Stadnyk, Mary Kosmynka, Lena Remenda, John Prosak and Mike Kosmynka.

The Ukrainian Catholic parish of All Saints in Humboldt is the seat of the pastoral district of Humboldt with satellite parishes at Bruno (farms), Bruno, Wolverine, Lanigan and Guernsey. Pastor of this district is Rev. Andrew Choronzy.

Humboldt All Saints Church

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Bulletins for Cudworth - District Parishes

Cudworth and District Praznyks - 2017

Date - Calendar
(Gregorian- G; Julian -J)
Humboldt, All SaintsMay 22 (G)11:30 a.m.
Adamiwka, PentecostJune 4 (J)11:30 a.m.
Sokal, Holy GhostJune 5 (J)10:00 a.m.
Cudworth, Holy EucharistJune 18 (G)11:15 a.m.
Lanigan, Sacred HeartJune 28 (J)11:30 a.m.
Wakaw, Sacred Heart of JesusJuly 8 - (J)?
Tway, Sts. Peter and PaulJuly 9 (G)11:30 a.m.
Rosthern, Sts. Peter and PaulJuly 16 (J)11:15 a.m.
Carpenter (Hory) AscensionAugust 11 (J)11:30 a.m.
Alvena (Farms), Dormition BVMAugust 28 (J)10:00 a.m.
St. Julien, Patronage BVMOctober 14 (J)10:00 a.m.
Alvena, Archangel MichaelNovember 21 (J)10:00 a.m.

Prince Albert Protopresbyterate (Deanery)
List of Parishes

Albertown - Ss. Peter and Paul

Alticane - St.John the Baptist

Alvena Farms - Assumption of the BVM (closed)

Alvena Town - St. Michael

Antonivka - Assumption of the BVM (closed)

Arran - St. John the Baptist

Arran-Vesna -Ss. Peter and Paul

Balcarres - Holy Eucharist (closed)

Bankend - Ascension of Our Lord (closed)

Beaver Dale - Assumption of the BVM

Beckenham -Transfiguration of Our Lord (closed)

Bedfordville - St. Nicholas (closed)

Bienfait - Ss. Peter and Paul

Biggar - Sacred Heart (closed)

Birmingham - St. Paraskevia (closed)

Blaine Lake - Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Bobulynci - Transfiguration of Our Lord (closed)

Bodnari - Ss. Peter and Paul

Borshchiv - Ss. Peter and Paul

Broadview - Assumption of the BVM

Brooksby - St. Nicholas (closed)

Bruno - Assumption of the BVM (closed)

Bruno Farms - Holy Trinity (closed)

Buchach - Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Buchanan - Holy Ghost (closed)

Calder - Assumption of the BVM

Candiac - Holy Spirit

Canora - Ss. Peter and Paul

Carpenter - Ascension of Our Lord (closed)

Cecil - Holy Trinity

Chaplin-Thunder Creek - Ss. Peter and Paul

Chekhiv - Descent of the Holy Spirit (closed)

Cudworth Farms -Transfiguration of Our Lord (closed)

Cudworth - Our Lady of Sorrows Shrine

Cudworth Town - Holy Eucharist

Dana - St. John the Baptist (closed)

Dobrowody - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Dnipro (Dnieper) - Transfiguration of Our Lord (closed)

Dysart - Holy Eucharist (closed)

Erwood - Blessed Virgin Mary of Succour (closed)

Estevan - Assumption of the BVM

Fenwood - Ss. Peter and Paul

Foam Lake - Holy Eucharist

Fosston - St. John the Baptist (closed)

Glen Elder - Danbury - Holy Eucharist (closed)

Glentworth - Assumption of the BVM

Goodeve Farms - Holy Trinity (closed)

Goodeve Town - St. Michael

Grenfell - Ss. Peter and Paul

Gronlid - St. Michael (closed)

Guernsey - Holy Eucharist (closed)

Hafford - Holy Eucharist

Havryliuke (Prud'homme) - Sacred Heart

Hazel Dell - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

High Tor - Sacred Heart (closed)

Hodgeville - Ss. Peter and Paul

Holar - St. Demetrius

Hryhoriv - St. Demetrius (closed)

Hubbard - Holy Spirit (closed)

Hubbard - Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Hudson Bay - Holy Eucharis t (closed & sold)

Humboldt- All Saints

Hyas Village - Descent of the Holy Spirit

Insinger Farms - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

Insinger - St. Nicholas

Invermay - Ss. Vladimir and Olga

Ituna - Sacred Heart

Jaroslaw - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Jasmin-Doroshi - Immaculate Conception (closed)

Jasmin - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

Jedburgh Village - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

Kamsack - St.Josaphat

Kelliher - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Kelliher - St.Volodymr

Kindersley - St.John the Baptist (closed)

Kipling - Presentation of the BVM (closed)

Kovalivka-Tiny - Transfigurartion of our Lord (closed)

Krasne - St. John the Apostle

Krydor - Sacred Heart

Kulykiv - Holy Eucharist (closed)

Kuroki - Ss. Peter and Paul

Kyziv-Tiaziv - St. Demetrius (closed)

Lanigan Farms - Sacred Heart

Laniwci - Ascension of our Lord

Lipton-Herzel - Dormition of BVM (closed)

Macdowall - Descent of the Holy Spirit (closed)

Major - Patronage of the BVM (closed)

Mamornitz - Virgin of Sorrows Ruthenian Church (closed)

Maybridge - St. Nicholas (closed)

Meacham - Ascension (closed)

Meadow Lake - St. Catherine (closed & sold)

Meath Park-Janow Corners - Assumption of the BVM (closed)

Melfort - Holy Spirit

Melville - St.George's

Model Farm - Patronage of the BVM

Montmartre - Ss. Peter and Paul

Moose Jaw - Assumption of the BVM

Nipawin farms - Ascension (closed)

Nipawin town - All Saints

Nora - Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ (closed)

Norquay - Sacred Heart

Norquay Farms - Holy Trinity (closed)

North Battleford - All Saints

Nora - Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ (closed)

Olesha - Sacred Heart of Jesus (closed)

Ormside-Ss. Vladimir and Olga (closed)

Orolow - Descent of the Holy Spirit

Parkerview - St. Nicholas (closed)

Pelly-Holy Eucharist (closed)

Peterson - Descent of the Holy Spirit (closed)

Plain View - Descent of the Holy Spirit (closed)

Podillia - Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery - (No Church-closed)

Ponass Lake - St. Michael the Archangel (closed)

Porcupine Plain - Ss. Peter and Pau (closed & sold)

Preeceville - Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Prince Albert - St. George

Prud'homme - St. John the Theologian

Radisson - Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Rama - Saints Peter and Paul

Regina - St. Athanasius

Regina - St. Basil the Great

Roadside Chapel near Rosthern

Rose Valley - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Rosthern - Holy Apostles SS. Peter and Paul

Rosthern Farms - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Rosthern Farms-Adamivka - Descent of the Holy Spirit (closed)

Runnymede - Ss. Vladimir and Olga (closed)

Samburg - St. John the Baptist (closed)

Saskatoon - Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God

Saskatoon - Ss. Peter & Paul

Saskatoon - St. George's Cathedral

Saskatoon - St. Volodymyr Villa Chapel

Sheho Farms - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Sheho Village - Christ the King

Shipman Rural - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

Sich - St. Michael's (closed)

Smuts - St. John the Baptist

Sokal - Holy Trinity(closed)

Speers - Ss. Peter and Paul

St. Julien - Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Pokrov) (closed)

St. Philip's - Assumption of the B.V.M. (closed)

Stenen - St. Nicholas (closed)

Stornoway Cemetery (closed-no church)

Stove Creek - St. Elias (closed)

Swan Plain - Ascension

Swift Current - St. John the Baptist

Tadmore - St. John the Baptist (closed)

Thunder Creek - Ss. Peter and Paul

Tribune - Holy Family

Tuffnell Village - Holy Trinity (closed)

Tway Farms - St. Paraskevia (closed)

Tway Town - Ss. Peter and Paul

Uhryniv - St. Nicholas (closed)

Ukrainian Park - Pike Lake - St. Volodymyr

Vasyliw - Ss. Constantine and Helena (closed)

Verigin - St. Nicholas (closed)

Vonda - Sacred Heart

Wadena - Descent of the Holy Spirt

Wakaw - Sacred Heart

Watrous - Holy Mother of God

Watson - St. George (closed)

Weekes - St. Nicholas (closed)

Welechko - Presenation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Weyburn - Holy Trinity

Whitebeech - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Whitesand - Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Whitkow - Ascension of Our Lord (closed)

Willowbrook - Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Wishart Farms - St. Michael the Archangel (closed)

Wishart Town - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wolverine - Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Wroxton-Farms - Ss. Vladimir and Olga (closed)

Wroxton-Village - Ss. Peter and Paul (closed)

Wynyard - Sacred Heart

Yellow Creek - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (closed)

Yorkton - Our Lady of Perpetual Help (St. Mary's)

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