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First Presbyterian Church impresses one and all with its stunning Gothic architecture. The church in actively involved in community life and is into pastoral care and giving. It also provides support and care to the needy, by means of their Food Bank, and the refugees. Attend a Sunday service, with its cheerful choir and solo, and you will be hooked for life. The church provides the perfect backdrop for hosting weddings among other events. They also hold regular cultural events, religious debates and discussions among other things at the premises.
Built between the years 1939 and 1947, St. Josaphat Cathedral is one of the best examples of Byzantine Rite or Prairie style of architecture in Canada. The Ukranian Catholic Eparchy of the city is seated here. The church, which replaced an earlier wooden building, is considered a heritage site of the city, not only for its historic origins but also for its distinct architecture. Seven domes, a portico front with columns giving way to an interior filled with frescoes and mosaics makes the church is a sight to behold.
A historical icon of Edmonton, the Holy Trinity Anglican Church dates back to the year 1893. The brick structure has been playing an important role in keeping the Christian traditions in the town alive. The church offers Bible courses (for adults), youth programs, services for school children, music concerts and a lot more. The church has been a significant venue for concerts in the city, like the Winner's Tour of the 32nd Eckhardt-Gramatte National Music Competition of 2009.
One of the foremost mosques in the nation, the Al-Rashid Mosque has been serving the region since the late 1930s. Since its completion in 1938, the mosque has been moved twice to make room for expansion. At the time of its completion, it was the country's only mosque. Apart from daily prayer sessions and Quran recitals, the mosque also offers weekly religious studies classes, and lends its support to a preschool program and various charitable services.
Father Lacombe, who built this mission in the 1860s, was well respected and admired by all. The mission he built has now been restored to its original legacy. Father Lacombe Chapel allows visitors to descriptively imagine what life was like when people lived on the edge of the western frontier. Demonstrations, educational programs, and guided tours are all regular features.