St. Mary's Cathedral is prominent among the well-known churches in Winnipeg. As the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Winnipeg, it has a rich history that traces back to the settlement on the east bank of the Red River. With the community's growth, the Cathedral played a vital role in supporting the families that settled in the neighbourhood. Today, St. Mary's Cathedral is the spiritual home to approximately 900 families and is the Roman Catholic Cathedral for the Archdiocese of Winnipeg. Its origins can be traced back to 1882 when construction plans were implemented to cater to the community's needs. Over time, the Cathedral has undergone enhancements, including the addition of twin towers, a new vestibule, a grand façade, and enlarged side chapels, further enriching its beauty and significance. Throughout its existence, St. Mary's Cathedral has welcomed newcomers to Canada and Winnipeg, sowing the seeds of faith in the lives of countless Catholic Christians. It proudly serves as the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg and continues to be a place of spiritual nourishment and growth for its faithful congregation of 900 families. The Cathedral has been graced by numerous local and afar visitors. For those who have yet to experience its welcoming ambiance and participate in its liturgical celebrations, St. Mary's Cathedral extends a warm invitation to come and visit, encouraging all to encounter their faith community and find a place of welcome and solace.
Mon-Fri: 9am - 4pm
Sat & Sun: Closed