St. Boniface Parish Confirmations

Front Row: Ian Botsford, Haylea Linkletter, Avery Sauve, Sarah Scheifele, Ella Vrbanac, Kristen Busse, Isabelle Stewart, Alejandro Lazo-Arevalo. Ally Pooran
Middle Row: Cam Rebelo, Gr. 5/6 teacher Mrs. Leisha Huber, Autumn Jones, Mitchell Hartman, Max Mazzetti, Alex Zettel, Jocelyn O’Keefe, Makayla Schaefer, Dani Pozeg, Erik Bitschy, Princiapl Ms. Jo Ann Giesler.
Back Row: Jasmine Brown, Jake McDonald, Matthew Untario, Dani Egredzija, Chase Schnurr, Maria Kanellis
Missing is Grade 7 /8 teacher Mr. Henry Bink

Twenty-four young people from St. Boniface Parish received their Confirmation on Friday, March 3rd at 7 p.m. The church was full to capacity as families, friends and neighbours came to support these students. Bishop Douglas Crosby was the main celebrant along with St. Boniface Parish’s pastor Father Ron Voisin assisting was also Monsignor Murray Kroetsch.

Serving the Mass were students Spencer Miller, Owen Brown, Evan Sauve, Jake & Ryan Wingrove.

The confirmandi sat as a group in the first two pews on either side of the aisle with their sponsors sitting behind them.

Maria Kanellis welcomed the many families and friends to this special Mass.

Dani Egredzija and Mitchell Hartman gave the readings. The senior choir led by Mrs. Rosemary Flanagan sang the Responsorial Psalm.

Jake McDonald, Jasmine Brown, Max Mazzetti, Isabelle Stewart, Erik Bitschy and Jocelynn O’Keefe gave the petitions.

Gift Bearers were Dani Pozeg, Alex Zettel, Makayla Schaefer and Alejandro Lazo-Avevalo.

The closing remarks were given by Kristen Busse.

Thank you to the St. Boniface Catholic Women’s League for hosting the reception and to the Maryhill Knights of Columbus for their generous gifts of the rosaries.


Diane Strickler
The Historical Society of St. Boniface and Maryhill Community committees were formed in 1977. Today our membership is made up of those who have a deep affection for unravelling the mysteries of the past and of those who have ancestral roots in the Parish and Community. Diane Strickler leads the Genealogy/Archives and lives in Maryhill.