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St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church

Northern Cambria (formerly Spangler), Pennsylvania

Photos Courtesy of Joe Thur

 

Southwest ViewWest View (Main Entrance)

Northwest View 

Rectory on the left; Social hall

Southeast ViewView from the west (on Barr Ave) from across the valley (where the West Branch Susquehanna River runs north); Temple on top of the hill in center

300 Campbell Avenue,  Northern Cambria, PA 15714

Ukrainian Hutsul-style temple in Northern Cambria, Pa (Spangler merged with Barnesboro and renamed North Cambria). The name of the parish is St. Mary's (A.K.A. Immaculate Conception.)  St. Mary's belongs to the Eparchy of St. Josaphat (Ukrainian Catholic) jurisdiction, USA. 

This church is dedicated to the Mother of God by the late Fr. Myron Holowinski, who promised to build a traditional Ukrainian church if he ever escaped Communist Europe.  It was built in the 1970's.   Resembles the style similar to the wooden church in Nizny Komarnik, Slovakia.

All photographs Copyright 2003, Joe Thur

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Last Update: 27 April 2013                                                    Copyright 2003-2013, Bill Tarkulich