Saint Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral

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St. Sophie Cathedral
Saint Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
Українська Православна Катедра Святої Софії
St. Sophie Cathedral is located in Montreal
St. Sophie Cathedral
St. Sophie Cathedral
45°33′13.83″N 73°34′56.56″W / 45.5538417°N 73.5823778°W / 45.5538417; -73.5823778
Location Montreal, Quebec
Country Canada
Denomination Eastern Orthodox Church
Membership Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
Website stsophiemontreal.org
History
Founded 1925[1]
Founder(s) Fr. Semen Sawchuk[1]
Dedication Virgin Mary[2]
Architecture
Architect(s) Vladimir Sichynsky
Architectural type Byzantine Revival architecture[1]
Groundbreaking 1960
Completed 1962[1]
Specifications
Number of domes 5
Administration
Division Eastern Eparchy
Clergy
Priest(s) Very Rev. Fr. Volodymyr Kouchnir

Saint Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral (Ukrainian: Українська Православна Катедра Святої Софії) is a Ukrainian Orthodox cathedral in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on Saint Michel Boulevard, corner De Bellechasse Street, in the borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie.

It was designed by architect Vladimir Sichynsky and constructed from 1960 to 1962. Its front facade is in stone, although its exterior walls are made of brick. Its roof is made of copper.[3]

The parish priest is the Very Reverend Father Volodymyr Kouchnir.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "History of the Parish". St. Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Patronal Feast Day". Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cathédrale Ukrainienne orthodoxe Sainte-Sophie" (in French). LieuxdeCulte.qc.ca. 2003-06-06. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 

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