Landmarks, Monuments & Built Heritage of the West

Digitized Collections

Josiah Jones Bell fonds

Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk fonds

Henry Kalen fonds

Denise Catherine Kolesar fonds

Ogilvie Flour Mills fonds

Kip Park fonds

Jaropolk Radkewycz fonds

Gloria Romaniuk fonds

Philip Ruh fonds

Roslyn Stanwick fonds

Edward Swiecicki fonds

Town of Neepawa fonds

Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg fonds

United Grain Growers fonds

Winnipeg Tribune fonds

John Zborowsky fonds

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Institution: Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg Archives

Collection Identifier: JRPC

Title: Jaropolk Radkewycz fonds

Dates: 1983-1988

Extent: 695 photographs

Biographical Sketch: Jaropolk Radkewycz was born near Lviv, Ukraine on May 21, 1944.  Raised by his grandmother, Radkewycz moved with her to Poland in 1958 and then to the United States in 1960. In 1961, with the intention of entering the priesthood, Radkewycz began his studies at the Redemptorist Minor Seminary in Roblin, Manitoba. In 1967, he decided to begin studies for the diocesan priesthood, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba in 1971, followed by a Bachelor of Theology degree in 1974 and a Bachelor degree in Canon Law in 1975 at the University of St. Paul in Ottawa. He was ordained by Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk in Winnipeg in 1974.  Radkewycz served in parishes in Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie and Brandon. In addition, he served as chaplain of St. Paul College at the University of Manitoba, as lecturer at the St. Boniface School of Nursing, as chairman of the Manitoba Medico-Moral Committee, and chaplain of the Catholic Physicians Guild in Manitoba. He served as assistant vicar general from May 1975, and as the Metropolitan’s secretary until the time of his accidental death on April 29, 1996.

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the Jaropolk Radkewycz fonds consists of nearly 80 photographs of the interiors and exteriors of several Ukrainian Catholic churches and church facilities throughout western Canada.

Landmarks, Monuments & Built Heritage of the West - Introduction

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